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

Hawai‘i Telescopes Help Unravel Longstanding Cosmic Mystery

Using a vast array of telescopes in space and on Earth, scientists have identified a source of cosmic rays that continuously rain down on Earth from space.
July 12, 2018

Honoka‘a Grad Scores Observatory Time at Keck

Keilani Steele used Keck Observatory’s DEIMOS (DEep Imaging and Multi-Object Spectrograph) instrument to study dark matter in the nearby Draco dwarf galaxy.
July 09, 2018

Maunakea Speakers Series to Feature Honoka‘a Students

Keilani Steele and Hokunani Sanchez are accomplished Maunakea Scholars.
July 07, 2018