Snow Atop Mauna Kea… in June!

June 14, 2016, 10:19 AM HST · Updated June 17, 4:19 PM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments

Image: Mauna Kea Observatories

Image: Mauna Kea Observatories

Today, June 14, 2016, a light dusting of snow was observed atop Hawaii’s highest peak.

Mauna Kea Rangers say the road to the summit has been re-opened after grading and remedial work was completed earlier today.


At 10:00 a.m. current conditions show a north wind at around 18 mph. The current temperature is 36° F with the wind chill making it feel like 25°. The Mauna Kea Observatories website shows that fog is also imminent.

To view live web cameras atop the summit click HERE.

Meteorologist Malika Dudley
Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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