MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS/AP) – The Mountain View company is lending its backpack cameras to a Hawaii trail guide company to capture panoramic images of Big Island hiking trails.
Photos will be loaded to Google Maps and the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau website, gohawaii.com.READ MORE: Santa Clara Shoe Store Ransacked in Late Night Smash-and-Grab Robbery
Google has already taken Street View images of the Grand Canyon and other sites popular with travelers.
Hawaii Forest & Trail hikers plan to walk along more than 20 state and national park trails on the Big Island by September. The images should be online by the end of the year or early next year.READ MORE: Niles Canyon Road Between Fremont, Sunol To Be Closed Over Weekend For Construction
The Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau plans to expand the project to other Hawaii islands afterward.
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