July 5th Walking up MaunaKea road with Uncle Kū Ching.Dept of Land and Natural Resources DOCARE officers are also there enforcing the road closure. It is open to foot traffic, so we walked. We made it 3 miles in 5 hours.


July 5, 2015 Mauna Kea access road is closed to all traffic except astronomy staff of the various telescopes located at the summit. The Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) has set up a road block where the County road meets the State road and they are turning back all cars except telescope workers. Dept of Land and Natural Resources DOCARE officers are also there enforcing the road closure. It is open to foot traffic, so we walked. We made it 3 miles in 5 hours.