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AstroDay West Hawaii 2019

AstroDay and Robotics Festival in Kona Sunday (Nov 3)

MEDIA RELEASE AstroDay returns to West Hawaiʻi in November, hosted by Kealakehe High School in conjunction with their 9th Annual Hawaii Island Robotics Expo and Showcase (HI-RES) on Sunday, November 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Observatories from Maunakea and Haleakala will be represented, as well as other technology, education, and cultural organizations. Highlights […]

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Search Advisory Committee formed for the Institute for Astronomy director search

MEDIA RELEASE The search for the next director of the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy is officially underway. UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno has selected a Search Advisory Committee, listed below, who will oversee the process. The committee will recommend finalists to Bruno, who will then recommend a selectee to UH President David Lassner. […]

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UH board moves meeting on Maunakea administrative rules to Hawaiʻi Island

MEDIA RELEASE The location of the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents decision-making meeting on the proposed administrative rules for UH managed lands on Maunakea, scheduled for November 6, has been moved to the UH Hilo campus. The special meeting was initially scheduled to be held at UH West Oʻahu and is being relocated to Hawaiʻi […]

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Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls

Applications open for 2019 STARS Program on Hawaii Island

Summer Space & Science Camp for Hawaii High School Girls

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Marusa Bradac, University of California, Davis Associate Physics Professor.

Astronomy Presentation: Where Did We Come From? A Tale About Galaxies Far, Far Away

MEDIA RELEASE Marusa Bradac, University of California, Davis Associate Physics Professor. ASTRONOMY TALK – One of the greatest accomplishments in recent astrophysics is the creation of a model for the history of the universe.  The newborn universe was a dark place until the very first galaxies lit it up.  Travel at the speed of light […]

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Observatories on Mauna Kea. Photography by Baron Sekiya for Hawaii 24/7.

Mayor Kim on panel discussion on the future management of Mauna Kea

Mayor Harry Kim has been invited by the William S. Richardson School of Law to participate in a panel discussion regarding the Future of Management on Mauna Kea on Friday, March 8, 2019, at 6:15 p.m.The panel, moderated by KITV 4 news anchor Moanikeala Nabarro, will also feature:

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Keck Observatory Astronomy Talk: Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe Thursday (Feb 21)

We expected the attractive force of gravity to slow down the rate at which the universe is expanding. However, observations made at Keck Observatory of very distant exploding stars show that the expansion rate is actually speeding up.

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TMT mentors Amir Sadjadpour, Hiroshi Terada, Magnolia Ycasas, 2014 Kamehameha Schools - Kapalama graduate Keoki Massad, 2016 Waiakea High School valedictorian Olivia Murray, 2017 Kihei Charter High School graduate Erica Sawczynec, John Miles, TMT mentor, and Warren Skidmore, TMT Scientist together at the TMT Project Office in Pasadena, California.

Akamai Summer Internship Program applications now available

The Akamai Workforce Initiative, a program that seeks to develop a skilled STEM workforce to meet the needs of Hawaii’s growing high tech industry, is now seeking applications for the Akamai Summer Internship Program.

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The Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station early Saturday morning. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.

Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station stargazing to be suspended during construction work

The Maunakea Visitor Information Station (VIS) will adjust its closing time from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Friday, December 7, for an infrastructure project that will improve visitor safety and better protect natural, historic and cultural resources. Preparations will begin in December with construction slated to start in January 2019. The project is expected […]

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Dr. John O'Meara

O’Meara is named Keck Observatory’s new Chief Scientist

W. M. Keck Observatory is very pleased to announce John O’Meara’s appointment as Chief Scientist, effective December 3, 2018. “We are very pleased to welcome John as the Chief Scientist of Keck Observatory,” said W. M. Keck Observatory Director Hilton Lewis. “In this role, he will be responsible for the stewardship of the observatory’s scientific […]

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Dr. Richard Wainscoat

‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk with Astronomer Dr. Richard Wainscoat Friday (April 20)

Learn about Near-Earth Objects and the potentially disastrous outcomes that occur once they reach Earth.

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Pauahi Foundation offers full scholarships for local science camps

Science Camps of America returns to Hawaiʻi Island this summer and they have partnered with the Pauahi Foundation again to help interested teens attend the camp of their choice. Pauahi Foundation is offering up to 14 full scholarships, 7 for each camp, to qualifying Hawaiʻi Island students. The overnight camps consist of two 10-day sessions, […]

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Dr. Simons, Director at Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, talk in Hilo Friday (March 16)

Learn about future astronomical discoveries at ‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk with Dr. Doug Simons, Director at the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m.

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‘Imiloa Astronomy Center hosts free family day celebrating Hawaiian Language Sunday (Feb 25)

This year’s theme, Celebrating ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i, will feature exciting outdoor and indoor activities for the entire ‘ohana centered around the theme of Hawaiian Language.

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