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The Universe Tonight

On the first Saturday of each month, the Visitor Information Station (VIS) hosts The Universe Tonight, a special presentation on the current research and discoveries occurring on Maunakea. The presentation begins at 6:00 PM and is followed by the regular evening stargazing program at the VIS.

The Universe Tonight typically features an astronomer from one of the observatories on Maunakea giving a presentation on recent observations and discoveries from their telescope. Observatories are on a rotating schedule.

 

Upcoming Presentations

May 6, 2017 @ the VIS Presentation Room, 6:00 p.m.

Fritz Klasner, Natural Resource Program Manager and Darcy Yogi, Natural Resource Program Assistant, from the Office of Maunakea Management presents:

An Overview of Maunakea's Natural Resources

The Office of Maunakea Management is responsible for day-to-day management of the Maunakea Science Reserve as prescribed in the Master Plan.  The adoption of the Mauna Kea Science Reserve Master Plan by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents in June 2000 marked a critical milestone in the management of Maunakea.  Our mission is to achieve harmony, balance and trust in the sustainable management and stewardship of Mauna Kea Science Reserve through community involvement and programs that protect, preserve and enhance the natural, cultural and recreational resources of Maunakea while providing a world-class center dedicated to education, research and astronomy. This evening's presentation will focus on the bountiful natural resources of Maunakea.


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