Please check with the sponsoring organization to confirm times and locations for all events.
International Year of Astronomy: The observatories on Mauna Kea are sponsoring many IYA activities. For a list, see http://mkooc.org/. Events on Maui and Oahu are still in the planning stages and will be announced later.
IYA international website: www.astronomy2009.org
IYA website for the United States: www.astronomy2009.us
Oahu Events: call (808) 956-8566 www.ifa.hawaii.edu/specialevents/
March, Frontiers of Astronomy Event. Time and place TBA. Free.
Friends of the IfA Events: Members only. Call (808) 956-6665 for more information. www.ifa.hawaii.edu/friends/
Tuesday, January 20, Pan-STARRS 1 Camera Laboratory Tour.
Tuesday, February 17, Cosmo-chemistry Laboratory Tour with Ralf Kaiser, UH NASA Astrobiology Team.
January-February, Remote observing on Faulkes Telescope North from Manoa.
March, Star Party.
Maui Events: call (808) 573-9516
Maui Maikalani Community Lectures:
Upcoming talks will be announced shortly at www.ifa.hawaii.edu/specialevents. (For location map, see www.ifa.hawaii.edu/maps/Maui-ATRC.html.)
Hawai'i Island Events: call (808) 932-2328 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, January 23, AstroTalk, "Galactic Cannibalism and the Ultimate Fate of Our Milky Way," David Sanders, IfA. UH Hilo, University Classroom Building, room 100, 7 p.m. Free.
Saturday, January 24, Onizuka Science Day at UH Hilo, www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/OnizukaDay/
February 5-13, Journey through the Universe. See details at www.gemini.edu/journey
January 30-31, Astronomy and Astrobiology Workshop for secondary science teachers and their students grades 7-12. Kauai Community College, Learning Resource Center, room 123. Register by January 21. www.ifa.hawaii.edu/workshops/