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Upcoming Events

Oahu Stargazing March 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Kapiolani Park

IfA Manoa Colloquia are held at 3:30 p.m. in the Auditorium with video link to IfA-Hilo room M131. The schedule of colloquia and lunch talks is posted on our Web site at wishing to be on the colloquia lunch talk e-mail list should contact Sammie Choy at

IfA Hilo Colloquia information is posted at the following Web site:

Center for Star and Planet Formation meetings: every Thursday from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the IfA-Manoa Auditorium with video link to IfA-Hilo, room M131. Those wishing to be on the e-mail list should contact Dr. Bo Reipurth at

Big Island Astronomy Day Saturday April 20, Prince Kuhio Plaza shopping mall. Opening ceremonies begin 10:00 a.m., continuing until 7:00 p.m. Stargazing at MK Visitor Center until 10:00 p.m. For more information contact Gary Fujihara, (808) 934-5972, or (808) 969-9101. E-mail,

IAU Symposium 211 Brown Dwarfs May 20—24, Outrigger Waikoloa Beach Hotel, Big Island. Preregistration required. Contact: Andrea Furuli at UH-Hilo, (808) 974-7555 or


The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station at Hale Pohaku (9,300-foot level of Mauna Kea) is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The Center hosts public stargazing nightly. Mauna Kea summit tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays. In advance of any visit to Mauna Kea, please call (808) 961-2180 or go to the Web site:

"The Universe Tonight" 6:00 p.m., first Saturday of every month Onizuka Center for International Astronomy