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The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station on Maunakea prides itself on its free public educational programs:

Your generous donations allow us to make all of these free programs possible, including all of your telescopes used in our free nightly stargazing programs!

MAHALO!!

 

To make a tax deductible donation please follow the instructions below:

 Online donations:

www.uhfoundation.org/MaunaKeaObservatories

 

 Via Mail Donations:

Please make checks payable to:

UH Foundation #12045164 Maunakea Observatories Visitor Program

and mail to:

Maunakea Observatories Support Services
177 Maka'ala Street
Hilo, HI  96720-5108


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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