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Upcoming Events

Oahu Events: call (808) 956-8566 or go to the Special Events page

IYA 2009 Lectures, 3:30 p.m. in Hamilton Library, room 301, free.:
Wednesday, October 14, "The Antikythera Mechanism, " IfA astronomer Gareth Wynn-Williams.
Wednesday, October 28, "Telescopes: Big and Small," IfA astronomer Alan T. Tokunaga, division chief for the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) on Mauna Kea and IfA associate director for instrumentation.
Wednesday, November 18, "Sacred Mountains and Astronomy," IfA astronomer Paul H. Coleman.
Thursday, December 3, "Hubble Space Telescope: Past, Present & Future," IfA astronomer Lisa Kewley.

Wednesday, November 18, Frontiers of Astronomy Community Lecture: "The Magic of a Disappearing Sun," IfA astronomer Shadia Habbal, UH Manoa Art Building auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Free.

Hawaii Island Events: (808) 932-2328 or
Saturday, October 24, Galileo Block Party at North Aohoku Place, Hilo: Opening Ceremony at 1:30 p.m.; activities and hands-on stations by observatories and institutes 1:30-6:00 p.m.; special events at Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Directors Lecture Series:
Thursday, October 15 (at Keck Observatory in Waimea) and Saturday, October 17 (at Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii in Hilo) Raymond Blundell (Submillimeter Array)
Thursday, November 19 (Keck) and Saturday, November 21 (Imiloa), David James (UH-Hilo)

Maui Events: call (808) 573-9516 
Maui Maikalani Community Lecture:
Friday, October 16, "Exploring the Micro World, "Dr. Gary Greenberg, Microscopy & Microanalysis Laboratory, IfA. Maikalani Advanced Technology Research Center, 34 Ohia Ku Street, Pukalani, 6:30 p.m. Free.