UH Searches for New Astronomy Director

The search has officially begun to find the next director for the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
December 10, 2019

Water Vapor Confirmed on Jupiter Moon

The team measured the vapor by peering at Europa through W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawai‘i, one of the world's largest telescopes.
November 19, 2019

Astronomy in Transit

The transit of Mercury will not be seen from Earth again until November 2032, and not from Hawaiʻi until 2049.
November 17, 2019

Astronomers Catch Wind Rushing Out of Galaxy

Astronomers using the W.M Keck Observatory on Maunakea observed a galaxy eject huge amounts of gas into space.
October 31, 2019

Search Begins for New UH Astronomy Director

The University of Hawai‘i Institute for Astronomy is in the market for a new director and as of Tuesday, the search has officially begun.
October 22, 2019

Oldest Galaxy Protocluster Discovered

Using multiple Maunakea Observatories, an international team of astronomers has discovered the earliest protocluster ever found.
September 29, 2019

UH IfA Aids in Discovery of Star Being Destroyed by Black Hole

For the first time, astronomers have witnessed the immediate aftermath of a star being violently ripped apart by a supermassive black hole.
September 26, 2019

Keck Observatory Talks Hubble Telescope

The presentation, free and open to the public, will be held at Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy Gates Performing Arts Center.
September 17, 2019

Astronomers See Brightest Light in 24 Years

The enormous black hole at the center of the galaxy is having an unusually large meal of interstellar gas and dust, and researchers don’t yet understand why.
September 12, 2019

ʻImiloa Exhibit Invites Thoughts & Opinions Regarding Maunakea

A new reflecting wall exhibit at the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center—Maunakea Reflections—invites visitors to post their thoughts and opinions about Maunakea,
September 12, 2019