Links & Resources

Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station

The Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station and Ellison Onizuka Memorial provide information, exhibits and free nightly stargazing at the 9,000 ft level of Mauna Kea. Saturday evening programs include presentations by observatory staff and astronomers as well as music nights and Hawaiian cultural presentations and demonstrations.

Office of Mauna Kea Management

The Office of Mauna Kea Management works to achieve harmony, balance and trust in the sustainable management and stewardship of the Mauna Kea Science Reserve through community involvement and programs that protect, preserve and enhance the natural, cultural and recreational resources of Mauna Kea while providing a world-class center dedicated to education, research and astronomy.

Institute for Astronomy

The Institute for Astronomy (IfA) is a research institute within the University of Hawai‘i, with offices and laboratories on O‘ahu, Maui, and Hawai‘i Island, plus observatories on the summits of Mauna Kea and Haleakalā. With a staff of 81 PhDs from 26 different countries, the IfA is one of the largest university astronomy programs in the world.

Mauna Kea Astronomy Jobs

Job openings, volunteer opportunities and internships at the Mauna Kea observatories and other Hawaii Island astronomy related organizations are posted online.