UH Scientists Discover First Evidence of Ice on Moon

A team of scientists have discovered the first direct evidence of frozen water on the lunar surface.
August 26, 2018

Maunakea Visitor Information Station to Close on Sundays

The Maunakea Visitor Information Station (VIS) will be closed on Sundays beginning Aug. 26, 2018.
August 21, 2018

UH Graduate Receives Prestigious Award for Work on Extrasolar Planets

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa reports that a 2017 Institute for Astronomy (IfA) doctoral graduate has been awarded the Robert J. Trumpler Award.
August 19, 2018

Black Hole Hunter to Present Talk

Supermassive black holes are strange, powerful, mysterious and menacing. How do they grow? And how do they impact the growth of their host galaxies?
July 26, 2018

Young Galaxy’s Halo Offers Clues to Its Growth & Evolution

A team of astronomers on the Big Island have discovered a new way to unlock the mysteries of how the first galaxies formed and evolved.
July 24, 2018

New Scholarship Launches With Surprise Award to Honoka‘a Senior

Honoka‘a High School senior Keilani Steele is the first Maunakea Scholar to be awarded the new Hōkūala Scholarship: $10,000 to attend the college of her choice in pursuit of an astronomy degree. 
July 21, 2018

Astronomers Discover Twin to Famous Exoplanet

Newly discovered planet will shed further light on exoplanets for researchers.
July 21, 2018

Dark Nebula, Dwarf Galaxies & Students Who Explore Them

Maunakea Speaker Series will present Dark Nebula, Dwarf Galaxies and the Students who Explore Them: The Maunakea Scholars of Honoka‘a High School.
July 17, 2018

Supermassive Black Holes Topic of Free Talk

Supermassive Black Holes will be the topic of a free Keck Observatory Astronomy Talk held on Friday, July 27, 2018, at the Honoka‘a People's Theatre.
July 15, 2018

Mauna Loa Telescope Helps Pinpoint Meteorite Impact Prediction

A multinational team of scientists has just found the first fragments of the small asteroid 2018 LA, which exploded harmlessly high above Africa on June 2.
July 13, 2018