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Upcoming Events

Free* public events related to the International Astronomical Union General Assembly being held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, August 3-14.

  • Stargazing Parties at Magic Island in Ala Moana Beach Park on Monday, August 3 & Thursday, August 13 at sundown to 9:30 p.m.
  • Public lecture: Kālepa Babayan of the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center and the Polynesian Voyaging Society - He Lani Ko Luna, A Sky Above: "In losing the sight of land, you discover the stars," Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:30- 8:30 p.m., Hawai‘i Convention Center.
    You MUST get a free ticket at
  • Public lectures: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, Hawai‘i Convention Center
    Dr. Günther Hasinger, Director, IfA - The Development of Modern Astronomy in Hawai‘i, 7:30-8:15 p.m.
    Dr. Andrea Ghez, UCLA - The Black Hole in the Galactic Center, 8:15-9:00 p.m.
    You MUST get a free ticket at
  • "The Relativity Tour" celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity with Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, August 10, 7:30 p.m., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Art Building Auditorium (room 132).

*Note that there are parking fees at the convention center ($10) and on the Mānoa campus ($6).