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For more information about the Maunakea Observatories, please leave your comments or questions below. For information about access to Maunakea please refer to the Visitor Information Station.

COVID-19 Reopening Update: Summer 2021

While the Maunakea Observatories have not resumed any in-person tours or activities, other astronomy related facilities on Hawai’i island are starting to reopen:

The Visitor Information Station, midway up the mountain, reopened in July 2021; more information is available at https://hilo.hawaii.edu/maunakea/visitor-information/

'Imiloa Astronomy Center is now open Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Mar 16 update)

Check back here for updates, and mahalo for your interest in learning more about the Maunakea Observatories.