Mauna Kea Observatory

  • 640 N Aohoku Pl Hilo, HI 96720
  • (808) 932-2300

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Observatories & Planetariums

Located at the 14 000 ft summit of Mauna Kea, and accessible by vehicle, the Mauna Kea Observatory is the largest astronomical observatory in the world, housing thirteen telescopes operated by astronomers in eleven countries.


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