*Please note: Tour Itinerary is subject to change. Once you are confirmed to go on the tour, you will receive your tour itinerary via email.
10:00 a.m. Meet at the gravel parking lot below the Visitor Information Station. There will be signs on the road and staff members that will direct you upon your arrival.
10:30 a.m. Introduction and orientation at the Visitor Information Station:
Cultural practice and native Hawaiian perspectives on Maunakea Stewardship for
managing natural resources of Maunakea, and a safety briefing.
12:00 p.m. Lunch at Halepōhaku (provided by ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center)
12:30 p.m. Drive to Summit (transportation provided by the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center)
Tour of Observatory 1
Tour of Observatory 2
3:00 p.m. Depart for visitor’s center
3:45 p.m. Tour Wrap up @ VIS Presentation Room
4:00 p.m. End of tour