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

Nov 15, 2014 6:00pm
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective

Presentation Topic - Makahiki: The Rising of the Pleiades

Makahiki, the Hawaiian New Year, begins November 24 this year.  Learn how the start of the Makahiki is determined, and how it has been celebrated and continues to be celebrated in the Hawaiian Islands.


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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