Welcome to MKVIS
Aloha! Welcome to the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station on Mauna Kea, at 19°45′33″N Latitude and 155°27′22″W Longitude.
Open every day of the year from 9AM until 10PM at the 9,200 foot (2,800 meter) level, we provide health and safety information and education about this amazing place, and we hold Free stargazing programs at the Visitor Station every night. Check our Calendar of Events for upcoming outreach events and the Saturday program schedule.
Due to the hazards of altitude sickness, children under 16 should not venture above the Visitor Information Station AND those traveling in groups of 10 or more require an approved special request from the Visitor Information Station.