The Subaru Telescope structure was not open for tours, but the drive up was quite a thrill, and the views were awesome. This was on our must-see list for the Big Island of Hawaii, and it did not disappoint.
I was surprised at how well...更多
Easy 4x4 drive up, smooth gravel and very steep. Be prepared, its bloody cold, and very high up. Budget a 1 hr stop at the visitor center to adjust to the altitude. Surprisingly no subaru dealership up here?
If your health permits, no trip to the Big Island is complete without visiting the nearly 14,000' summit of Mauna Kea, where the Subaru (& other famous) telescopes are located :)) You need to have a 4WD or go with a tour group (2WD vehicles...更多
There are thirteen telescopes on the top of Mauna Kea, but none are more spectacular than the Subaru Telescope, especially when viewed with the setting sun. At trip to the summit is well worth it (weather permitting), and I recommend taking one of the many...更多