Hawaii Big Island

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointMauna Kea (13,796 ft/4205 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area4,020 sq mi / 10,411 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent93 mi / 150 km North-South
82 mi / 131 km East-West
Center Lat/Long19° 35' N; 155° 26' W
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Map of Hawaii Big Island
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HawaiiLevel 3 (Parent)
         Kauai and NW HawaiiLevel 4 (Sibling)
         OahuLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Maui Island GroupLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Hawaii Big IslandLevel 4

Major Peaks of the Hawaii Big Island

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange5
1.Mauna Kea13,7964205 
2.Puu Kea13,760+4194+ 
3.Mauna Loa13,6794169 
5.Puu Poliahu13,6314155 
7.Puu Pohaku13,1864019 
9.Puu Mahoe13,1544009 
10.Puu Lilinoe12,9873958 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Hawaii Big Island

Mauna Kea

The summit area of Mauna Kea is a rocky moonscape of talus and scree, ascended by a road to service the numerous telescopes near the summit (1993-12-04).
Mauna Loa
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A very long hike through tormented lava landscape and several false summits to earn one spectacular view! (2015-03-23). Photo by Karen Musser.
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Kaunu o Kaleihoohie
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Picking a way through the Hawaiian jungle in the Kohala Range (2015-11-11). Photo by Ken Jones.
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View from of the crater Jaggar museum overlook (near Kilauea summit) at night (2014-05-12). Photo by Jason Curtis.
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