Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea, from the UH Hilo Web Cam: Physics and Astronomy (Courtesy University of Hawaii, Hilo)

Hawaiian Man Snowboards On Tropical Island Peak After Snowstorm, Record Lows

Snowboarding video captures rare extreme sports on Hawaii’s highest peak.

01/12/2015

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

Kona, Hawaii (credit, Thinkstock)

Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013