IfA Public Events

2024 IfA Mānoa Open House April 21!

The 2024 IfA Mānoa Open House will be April 21st, 11am-4pm! Free admission and free parking Event partners and activities:  TWO Portable planetariums with IfA and Bishop Museum UH Bookstore book and activity sales NEW! Straw Rockets with  American Institute of...

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Echoes From the Cosmos – Free Public Talk July 20

Echoes from the Cosmos with Dr. Katrien Kolenberg, Professor of Science Communication & Outreach, KU Leuven, and Professor of Astrophysics, UAntwerpen & VUB Brussels Our Universe is full of sound. In the depths of space, planets of all flavors crackle and roar, stars...

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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:  TWO Portable planetariums with IfA and Bishop Museum UH Bookstore book and activity sales Hawaiʻi Lego Users Group (HILUG) display and Lego®...

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Maikalani talk Feb. 17: Lunar Geology

Please join us for a free public talk by Guy Jette: "Lunar Geology: The Moon in a Whole New Light" Friday, Feb. 17th, 630pm HST Live stream at http://ps1puka.ps1.ifa.hawaii.edu Join us as we visit our Moon and delve into its geology, or more accurately, its...

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Total Lunar Eclipse Livestream Nov. 7 11PM

Join us for a live stream of the total lunar eclipse on Monday night, Nov. 7, 11PM - 2AM. We will have live telescopic views of the eclipse and astronomer q&a in the chat! Find the stream on our YouTube channel https://youtube.com/uhifa

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Join us at AstroDay Kona Nov. 5th!

Keiki and their 'ohana are invited to explore the universe at Kona’s annual AstroDay celebration, Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Kona Commons Shopping Center in Kailua-Kona. Organized by the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee, this free, open-air...

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HBMF Talk Oct. 27: Ground- and Space-based Telescopes

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 for a virtual talk on "Why Do We Need Both Ground- and Space-Based Telescopes" as part of the 2022 Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival. Details and registration at https://hawaiibookandmusicfestival.com/2022-schedule

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ʻOhana Stargazing Oct. 1 at SALT Kakaʻako

‘Ohana Stargazing returns to SALT at Our Kakaʻako  on Saturday, October 1, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.! Join us to explore the universe with family-friendly celestial activities and opportunities to learn about Hawaiian mythology, Polynesian wayfinding, and modern...

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Institute for Astronomy