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Hawaii Astronomy

Pursuing New Knowledge Brings Bountiful Rewards

Vinnie Recinto | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Vinnie Recinto

The tallest mountain on Earth, Maunakea, reaches 33,100 feet from the ocean floor and, culturally in Hawai'i, it is the physical link between earth, sea and sky. From the perspective of oceanic wayfinders, Maunakea emerging from the ocean depths on the horizon is a symbol of arrival, seeding a new life and feeding a community.