Astronomy for everyone
The existing astronomical observatories on Maunakea returned to operations this weekend, and it didn't take long for a significant result to be achieved, not only for science, but for assuring the safety of the Earth. Observations of the near-Earth asteroid 2006 QV89...
Maikalani Community Lecture: Bernie Taylor: “Are We Alone in the Cosmos? – Biological Time and the Drake Equation”
Maikalani Community Lecture: Bernie Taylor: "Are We Alone in the Cosmos? - Biological Time and the Drake Equation" 6:30 p.m. at the Maikalani building in Pukalani, Maui. Free. Also streamed live online and on Second Life.Naturalist and author Bernie Taylor...
Frontiers of Astronomy Community Lectures in Mānoa
About four times a year, we invite one of our faculty or a distinguished visiting astronomer to give a public lecture on the Mānoa campus.
Maui Maikalani Community Lectures
These talks by our faculty or visitors take place monthly at Maikalani, our building on Maui.
IfA scientists regularly participate in “Maunakea Skies” talks given at the Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i
We invite astronomers from around the world to present talks to our faculty and students in Mānoa and, via the Internet, our Big Island and Maui locations.
Mānoa Open House
Held on a Sunday in April each year
Maui Open House
Held in the fall of each year
Astronomy in Hawaii
Public Facilities on O‘ahu
Public Facilities on Hawai‘i (Big island)
Lectures and Public Events
Astronomical Data for Hawai‘i
Traditional Hawai‘ian Astronomy
Mauna Kea Observatory
- Mauna Kea home page
- Visitor Information Station
- University of Hawai‘i 2.2-m telescope
- NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF)
- Keck Observatory
- Canada-France-Hawai‘i Telescope
- James Clerk Maxwell Telescope
- United Kingdom Infrared Telescope
- Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
- Submillimeter Array
- Very Long Baseline Array
- Office of Mauna Kea Management