Saturday Night Programs
U.H. Hilo Astrophysics Club
The Astrophysics Club at the University of Hawaii at Hilo hosts the stargazing program on the second Saturday of each month during the school year. The students that partake in this club are mainly aspiring astronomers actively involved in the cutting edge of astronomy with the faculty at the local university.
On the third Saturday of the month, the VIS hosts Malalo o ka Po Lani, a special presentation covering cultural components that surround Mauna O Wakea. The presentation begins at 6:00 PM and is followed by the regular evening stargazing program.
Each month features a different speaker from the community who will speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective.