UH Institute for Astronomy Awarded NASA Contract

The contract will continue the management and operation of the Infrared Telescope Facility on Maunakea under IfA.
July 14, 2019

Waiākea Grad Credits Local Astronomers with Interest in STEM

Lester Iwata is now pursuing a mechanical engineering degree at University of Portland with support from TMT's THINK Fund.
July 07, 2019

Maunakea Observatories Names 2019 Hokuala Scholarship Awardee

Waipahu High School senior Jean Claude Dumaslan has been named the second-ever recipient of the Hokuala Scholarship Award
July 06, 2019

Hawai‘i STEM Program for Women Receives $15K

The STARS Program has received $15,000 in supplemental funding to encourage young women in STEM.
July 06, 2019

Maunakea Speaker Series to Feature Scholars & Hōkūala Scholarship Recipient Announcement

The evening presentation will include two Maunakea Scholars who will share results of their 2018 Maunakea Scholars projects on Hot Stars and Dark Matter.
June 30, 2019

IAU Adopts Hawaiian Names for Locally Discovered Asteroids

Maunakea Observatories and the 'Imiloa Astronomy Center announced the acceptance of Hawaiian names for two asteroid discoveries made by telescopes in Hawai‘i.
June 30, 2019

Mauna Loa Astronomy Team Successfully Locates Incoming Asteroid

The 4-meter diameter asteroid, which is about the size of a car, was observed four times in a span of 30 minutes by the UH ATLAS facility on Mauna Loa.
June 26, 2019

Maunakea Speaker Series to Feature Akamai Internship Program

The talk will be Wednesday, June 19, at 7 p.m., at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.
June 15, 2019

Remembering the Father of Keck Observatory Telescopes

In remembrance of Jerry Nelson's legacy, observatory personnel spent the next year after his passing capturing his story in a documentary.
June 11, 2019

WM Keck Observatory Welcomes KS Kāpili ʻOihana Intern

Riley Atkinson is the first Kāpili ʻOihana intern to be placed at the WM Keck Observatory on Maunakea.
June 04, 2019