NEON: Data tower constructed at Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve

  • NEON data tower at Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve. (Photo courtesy of DLNR)

PUU MAKAALA NATURAL AREA RESERVE — The Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve in Mountain View on Hawaii Island has a new tallest point — a 105-foot-high meteorological tower with millions of dollars of high-tech sensing equipment attached to it.