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Upcoming Events

Please check with the sponsoring organization to confirm times and locations for all events.

O‘ahu Events: call (808) 956-8566  

Sunday, April 6, Mānoa Open House, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the IfA, 2680 Woodlawn Drive in Mānoa. Family event with activities for all ages. Free.

Monday, April 14, Lunar Eclipse Viewing, 7:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Kapi‘olani Park and Kahuku Library. Free.

Saturday, May10, Sheraton Waikiki Explorers of the Universe public lecture: Prof. Alex Filippenko (UC Berkeley), “The Big Bang Theory, Inflation, and the Multiverse: An English Major's Introduction to the Birth and Early Evolution of the Universe,” UH Mānoa Kennedy Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Ticket information

Maui Events: call (808) 573-9516 Maui Maikalani Community Lectures usually occur on the second Friday of the month.  

Hawai‘i Island Events: email or see the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee website.

Saturday, May 3, AstroDay, a celebration of astronomy and Hawaiian culture, Prince Kūhiō Plaza, Hilo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.  


The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station (VIS) at Hale Pōhaku (9,200-foot level of Maunakea) is open daily, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  

Public stargazing nightly from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Lecture on the cultural aspects of Maunakea, 6:00 p.m., third Saturday of every month.

Escorted summit tours begin at the VIS at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Read this before going.