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

Feb 19, 2011 6:00pm
Olivia Ling

Olivia Ling, Leilehua Yuen & Manu Josiah

Join traditional farmer Olivia Ling and Culture night hosts Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah in a harvest of stories, chants, science, songs, and hula.  Learn how the traditional Hawaiian farmer planted by the stars and the Moon to assure healthy crops and an abundant harvest.

 

On the third Saturday of the month, the VIS hosts Malalo o ka Po Lani, a special presentation covering cultural components that surround Mauna O Wakea. The presentation begins at 6:00 PM and is followed by the regular evening stargazing program.

Each month features a different speaker from the community who will speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective.


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.
Volunteer Positions at MKVIS »

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