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Mauna Kea at 13,968 feet is the highest point in the state of Hawaii. The white buildings are an observatory. When measured from its oceanic base it is over 33,000 feet, higher than Everest. It is considered dormant with the last eruption about 5,000 years ago. Hawaii is famous for Mauna Loa which adds lava to the Big Island everyday.

Mauna Kea at 13,968 feet is the highest point in the state of Hawaii. The white buildings are an observatory. When measured from its oceanic base it is over 33,000 feet, higher than Everest. It is considered dormant with the last eruption about 5,000 years ago. Hawaii is famous for Mauna Loa which adds lava to the Big Island everyday.

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