IfA Public Events

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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NASA Space Apps Challenge Signup Open!

The UH Institute for Astronomy is proud to be a host for this year’s NASA Space Apps Challenge, the largest annual space & science hackathon in the world, with over 25,000 participants globally!

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Mānoa Open House talk schedule

Joining us for our April 10th Open House? Here are the talks and speakers we will be featuring throughout the day: 11:30am: Just Look Up: How the IfA defends Planet Earth from hazardous asteroids and comets, by Larry Denneau 12:10pm Award-winning Grad Student...

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