What's Coming Up!

Sep 6, 2014
6:00 pm
The Universe Tonight

Institute for Astronomy

Sep 13, 2014
6:00 pm
UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Sep 20, 2014
6:00 pm
Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective

Oct 4, 2014
6:00 pm
The Universe Tonight

Institute for Astronomy

Oct 11, 2014
6:00 pm
UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Oct 18, 2014
6:00 pm
Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective

 

Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Jul 18, 2009 6:00pm
Koa Rice - "Kilakila o Mauna a Wakea"

"Kilakila o Mauna a Wakea"               

Koa Rice   

Koa Rice delves into the nature of the "Kilakila o Mauna a Wakea," or the "Majestic Mauna Kea."  Speaking of the sacredness of Mauna Kea, she describes the ancient sites on the mountain as well as the Hawaiian deities related specifically to this place.  The Hawaiian creation story, the Kumulipo, is explored, along with Hawaiian star names, and the history of King Kalakaua's support for astronomy and technology.


Free Nightly Stargazing

FREE Nightly Stargazing & Star Tours

Open to everyone! Every night of the year from 6pm - 10pm MKVIS conducts star tours and operates several telescopes for public viewing by our knowledgeable guides.
Learn More about our Stargazing Program »

Escorted Summit Tours

Every Sat. & Sun. Bring your 4WD vehicle and join our free summit tour caravan. Tours will go into at least one of the observatories.
Details of Escorted Summit Tours »

Volunteer Program

Learn about astronomy and Mauna Kea as a volunteer. No experience required.
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