Maikalani Community Lecture: "Exploring Alien Seas," Guy E. Jette, January 23, 6:30 p.m. at the Maikalani building in Pukalani, Maui. Free. Also streamed live online and on Second Life. For more information, call (808) 573-9516.
2015 Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day, Saturday, January 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. A day of science and space exploration! This is a free event. Online registration is open to students in grades 4-12, and parents and teachers of any grade level. This is the 15th anniversary of the Astronaut Onizuka Science Day and the 30th anniversary of Ellison Onizuka's first flight into space aboard the space shuttle Discovery, STS 51-C, which launched on January 24, 1985. The IfA will be hosting a light and spectra activity at which children will be able to make their own spectrographs.
Mānoa Open House, Sunday, April 12, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the IfA, 2680 Woodlawn Drive in Mānoa. Family event with activities for all ages. Free.