Imiloa, Hilo Attractions | Press Visits
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We welcome media visits to ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center. Listed below is some information to help you plan your press trip and develop your story about our Center.


Kokua (help) for Visiting Media

Contact the Public Relations staff for help in developing your story ideas, logistics as a traveler, and to answer any questions about travel and destinations on this island. We can offer suggestions and direct you to resources for your story.

Media Passes
Complimentary admission is available for working journalists on assignment. We can also provide you with a guided tour of our facilities, providing insights into the local host culture, history and Maunakea. Contact our Public Relations staff to make arrangements for your visit.

We have our press kit materials on line, as well as digital images and video. For stock images of Hawaii, there is an extensive image library with the Hawaii Convention and Visitors Bureau (HVCB). Also, consider contacting the Big Island Visitors Bureau for assistance and media support.

News Releases
We send news releases and updates to media. If you would like to sign up to receive our releases and updates, sign up now