Outreach at the IfA
Astronomy for everyone
Best spectrum ever obtained of planetary-mass object outside our solar system
Researchers observing with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have pinpointed silicate cloud features in a distant planet’s atmosphere. The atmosphere is constantly rising, mixing, and moving during its 22-hour day, bringing hotter material up and pushing colder...
IfA Mānoa Open House April 23!
The 2023 IfA Mānoa Open House will be April 23rd, 11am-4pm! Free admission and free parking Event partners and activities: Portable planetarium with Bishop Museum UH Bookstore book and activity sales Hawaiʻi Lego Users Group (HILUG) display and Lego® building contest...
Frontiers of Astronomy Community Lectures in Mānoa
About four times a year, we invite one of our faculty or a distinguished visiting astronomer to give a public lecture on the Mānoa campus.
Maui Maikalani Community Lectures
These talks by our faculty or visitors take place monthly at Maikalani, our building on Maui.
IfA scientists regularly participate in “Maunakea Skies” talks given at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i
We invite astronomers from around the world to present talks to our faculty and students in Mānoa and, via the Internet, our Big Island and Maui locations.
Mānoa Open House
Held on a Sunday in April each year
Maui Open House
Held in the fall of each year
Astronomy in Hawaii
University of Hawai‘i
Public Facilities on O‘ahu
Public Facilities on Hawai‘i (Big island)
Lectures and Public Events
Commercial Star Shows
Astronomical Data for Hawai‘i
Traditional Hawaiian Astronomy
- Mauna Kea home page
- Visitor Information Station
- University of Hawai‘i 2.2-m telescope
- NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF)
- Keck Observatory
- Canada-France-Hawai‘i Telescope
- James Clerk Maxwell Telescope
- United Kingdom Infrared Telescope
- Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
- Submillimeter Array
- Very Long Baseline Array
- Office of Mauna Kea Management