What's Coming Up!

Nov 1, 2014
6:00 pm
The Universe Tonight

Institute for Astronomy

Nov 8, 2014
6:00 pm
UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Nov 15, 2014
6:00 pm
Malalo o Ka Po Lani

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

Dec 6, 2014
6:00 pm
The Universe Tonight

Institute for Astronomy

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

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Dec 20, 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

Sep 19, 2009 6:00pm
Kaluna - "High Mountain Protocol and Lauhala Weaving"

"High Mountain Protocol and Lauhala Weaving"                

Kaluna                      

Local artist, educator, environmental and cultural activist, Kaluna joins us to explore the meaning of Mauna Kea as an essential image of Hawai'i Island and its people.  Kaluna discusses proper high mountain protocol and shares a chant of the mountain.  Speaking of the plants of Mauna Kea, he demonstrates how to weave our own lauhala bracelets.                


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.
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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

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