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Upcoming Events

Please check with the sponsoring organization to confirm times and locations for all events.

O‘ahu Events: call (808) 956-8566
July: Stargazing party at Ko ‘Olina
October: Frontiers of Astronomy Community Lecture:  “The Latest on Pan-STARRS,” by Pan-STARRS Project Manager William Burgett
November: Frontiers of Astronomy Community Lecture by Günther Hasinger, the new director of IfA
For exact times and details as they become available, go to the Special Events page or write to to be put on the email list.

Maui Events: call (808) 573-9516 Maui Maikalani Community Lectures usually occur on the second Friday of the month.

Hawai‘i Island Events:
(808) 932-2328 or

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i features the “Maunakea Skies” lecture series on the third Saturday of the month. (808) 969-9700,

The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station (VIS) at Hale Pohaku (9,300-foot level of Mauna Kea) is open daily, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. “The Universe Tonight” features recent discoveries, 6:00 p.m., first Saturday of every month. Public stargazing nightly from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Summit tours begin at the VIS at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Look here for essential information before going to Mauna Kea.