Mauna Kea is culturally significant to Hawaiians. Please be respectful when visiting the mountain.
The Mauna Kea silverword is adapted to the harsh conditions on Mauna Kea, and is only found on the slopes of Mauna Kea.
When measured from the seafloor, Mauna Kea stands at 10,200 meters. From sea level, Mauna Kea stands at 4,205 meters.