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January 2009 ISSUE

The Mauna Kea Experience

The door of the plane opens and the first hint of the tropical night wafts inside. In spite of nearly twenty-four hours of traveling, the fresh air and perfumed humidity wake me up. That, and the knowledge that I’ve arrived.
I’ve flown from London to Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii [...]