maunakea is unique for all of us
We see it as a place where science, culture, and environment not only co-exist but support one another.
Discover the Maunakea Observatories In Your Community.
Each year, more than 70 observatory professionals and educators extend their reach to districts across Hawai‘i Island to help students discover the joy and wonder of an observatory career.Learn More >
The annual Solar System Walk turns Waimea into a scale model of our solar system with the sun at W. M. Keck Observatory and Pluto/dwarf planets at Canada-France-Hawai‘i Telescope.
Maunakea Scholars is an innovative program designed to bring Hawai‘i's aspiring young astronomers into the observatory community by competitively allocating observing time on world-class telescopes to local students.Learn More >