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IfA Publications

For immediate release
August 29, 2008


Dr. James "J.D." Armstrong
Maui Technology Education & Outreach Specialist
Institute for Astronomy, Maui

Ms. Claudine Wales
Administrative Specialist
Institute for Astronomy, Maui

Institute for Astronomy
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IfA Maui to Hold Open House September 12

The University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy will hold its second annual Open House on Maui on Friday, September 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at its Maikalani building in Pukalani. There will be fun activities for all ages: laboratory tours and demonstrations, talks about the latest discoveries, stargazing through telescopes, and "Ask a Scientist," a chance to have your questions answered by an expert.

Maikalani is located at 34 Ohia Ku Street in the Kulamalu Town Center, Pukalani, which is above Kamehameha Schools (see map). Admission is free. Please park on the street unless you need handicapped parking, which is available.

For more information please call (808) 573-9500.

poster (pdf)

Founded in 1967, the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa conducts research into galaxies, cosmology, stars, planets, and the sun. Its faculty and staff are also involved in astronomy education, deep space missions, and in the development and management of the observatories on Haleakala and Mauna Kea.

Established in 1907 and fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the University of Hawaii is the state's sole public system of higher education. The UH System provides an array of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and community programs on 10 campuses and through educational, training, and research centers across the state. UH enrolls more than 50,000 students from Hawaii, the U.S. mainland, and around the world.




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