mountain profile Institute for Astronomy University of Hawaii

At Previous Open Houses



crowd in courtyard

The open house always attracts a large and lively crowd.


remote observing
Onaka demonstrates liquid nitrogen

John Rayner demonstrated remote observing on the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea.


Peter Onaka worked with liquid nitrogen.


starlab inside

Shows in the Starlab Planetarium entertain and educate children and adults.


Mike Nassir demonstrates the conservation of angular momentum.
launching bottle rockets
Michael Nassir demonstrated the conservation of angular momentum.
Launching bottle rockets.