Most faculty are based at IfA Mānoa, located in the city of Honolulu on the island of O‘ahu. Some are located on the neighbor islands, at our IfA Hilo and IfA Maui locations.


Christoph Baranec Associate Astronomer (tenured)

IfA Hawaii island, Hilo 214 (808) 932-2318; Manoa C109D (808) 956-8637

Michael Bottom Assistant Astronomer

IfA Hawaii island, 215
(808) 932-2305(808) 932-2305

Bobby Bus Astronomer; IRTF Deputy Director

IfA Hawaii island, 216
(808) 932-2371(808) 932-2371

Mark Chun Assoc. Specialist, Associate Director, IfA Hilo

IfA Hawaii island, 215
(808) 932-2317(808) 932-2317
`imaka - A ground-layer adaptive optics testbed for Maunakea, Keck near-infrared pyramid wavefront sensor, MIRAO - A thermal infrared optimized AOS for TMT

Michael Connelley Associate Astronomer; IRTF Support Scientist

IfA Hawaii island, 232
(808) 932-2370(808) 932-2370

Donald Hall Astronomer

IfA Hawaii island, 230
(808) 932-2360(808) 932-2360

Klaus Hodapp Astronomer and UKIRT director

IfA Hawaii island, Hilo 211
(808) 932-2313(808) 932-2313
JWST NIRCam GTO: Spectroscopy of spatially separated exoplanets, JWST NIRCam GTO: Dust and Ice in Molecular Cores

Andreea Petric Assistant Specialist

IfA Hawaii island
(808) 885-7944(808) 885-7944