“Maunakea is the astonishing mountain that stands in the calm” is an ‘olele no‘eau or wise saying that expresses the sentiment that Maunakea is a source of awe and inspiration.
Astronomer Schelte “Bobby” Bus will share highlights from the NASA Dawn mission, paired with a discussion on ground-based observations like those at the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility on Maunakea.
The greenhouse will support restoration work such as planting native species in the Halepōhaku area.
The Office of Maunakea Management, part of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, will coordinate the decommissioning process.
After extensive temperature measurements and targeted geophysical surveys sponsored by the Office of Maunakea Management, the permafrost on Maunakea has been re-documented.
Ten astronomy students at UH Hilo went on a lab field trip to Maunakea where they practiced their astrophotography skills and captured spectacular photos of the night sky.
Professor Ken Hon will discuss the growth and evolution of Maunakea volcano and its complicated relationship with its nearby siblings Kohala and Maunaloa.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources approved the TMT permit today. UH stands firmly committed to collaboratively build a global model of harmonious and inspirational stewardship of Maunakea.
Moving from undergraduate studies to intern to student employment to bachelor degree and then to full-time work at the Office of Maunakea Management, the budding ecologist is on her way to graduate school.
Miriam Fuchs will share stories about the technological innovations that pave the way for submillimeter astronomy and the discoveries made by the Submillimeter Array on Maunakea.