The Maunakea Visitor Information Station and Ellison Onizuka Memorial provide information, exhibits at the 9,000 ft level of Maunakea. Saturday evening programs include presentations by observatory staff and astronomers as well as Hawaiian cultural presentations and demonstrations.
The Office of Maunakea Management works to achieve harmony, balance and trust in the sustainable management and stewardship of the Maunakea Science Reserve through community involvement and programs that protect, preserve and enhance the natural, cultural and recreational resources of Maunakea while providing a world-class center dedicated to education, research and astronomy.
The Institute for Astronomy (IfA) is a research institute within the University of Hawai‘i, with offices and laboratories on O‘ahu, Maui, and Hawai‘i Island, plus observatories on the summits of Maunakea and Haleakalā. With a staff of over 60 PhDs from 26 different countries, the IfA is one of the largest university astronomy programs in the world.
Job openings, volunteer opportunities and internships at the Maunakea observatories and other Hawaii Island astronomy related organizations are posted online.