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Upcoming Events

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 Events on Maui and Oahu are still in the planning stages and will be announced later.
IYA international website:
IYA website for the United States:

Oahu Events: call (808) 956-8566
March, Frontiers of Astronomy Event. Time and place TBA. Free.

Friends of the IfA Events: Members only. Call (808) 956-6665 for more information.
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 (For location map, see

Hawai'i Island Events: call (808) 932-2328 or
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,
February 5-13, Journey through the Universe. See details at

Kauai Workshop
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.