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View of Mauna Loa (long mountain)44 viewsMauna Loa can be seen from Saddle Road. You are traveling between Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
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Saddle Road Paving69 viewsMost of Saddle Road is now freshly graded and paved. No longer do you have to drive down the middle of the road.
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Another View63 viewsAnother view along the drive (headed towards Hilo)
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Wide!69 viewsThere are places along the drive where it looks like a throughway. This shot is near the campgrounds. Note that this is 5 lanes wide!
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Lava Flows52 viewsHere you may be able to see various lava flows which happened on Mauna Loa.
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Driving52 views
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Driving40 views
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Driving65 views
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Gravel65 viewsCurrently on the Hilo side, there is some gravel (1/4 mile?) where they are actively paving. They also are straightening the road there.
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Hilo Side64 viewsPast the gravel there still is a well-paved, but narrow road, not yet widened.
   
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