The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy (aka the Maunakea Visitor Information Station) and Ellison Onizuka Memorial provide information, exhibits at the 9,000 ft level of Maunakea. Currently the VIS is closed. The outside patio is staffed afternoons to sunset.
The Center for Maunakea Stewardship works to achieve harmony, balance and trust in the sustainable management and stewardship of the Maunakea Science Reserve through extending Native Hawaiian and community involvement and programs that protect, preserve and enhance the cultural, natural, educational and scientific resources of Maunakea in a manner that integrates traditional Indigenous knowledge and modern science.
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.