Definition of Mauna Kea in English:

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Mauna Kea

Pronunciation: /ˌmounə ˈkāə/ /ˌmônə/
An extinct volcano on the island of Hawaii, in the central Pacific. Rising to 13,796 feet (4,205 m), it is the highest peak in the Hawaiian islands. The summit area is the site of several large telescopes.

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Syllabification: Mau·na Kea

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