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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

Wednesday, October 8, Frontiers of Astronomy Community Event. IfA astronomer Christoph Baranec will speak about using a robotic telescope to find exoplanets, 7:30 p.m., UH Mānoa Art Building Auditorium (room 132). Free Admission (Campus Parking $6).

Maui Events: call (808) 573-9516

Maui Maikalani Community Lectures usually occur on one Friday per month. The next one is at 6:30 p.m. on August 29 with Dr. Hiromu Nakagawa speaking on “Remote Sensing of Martian ‘Life’: Evidence from Haleakalā.”

IfA Maui Open House Friday, September 19. at Maikalani. For more information, call (808) 573-9516.

Hawai‘i Island Events: See

September 12–14, HawaiiCon, a sci-fi, science, and fantasy convention, Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel


The Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station (VIS) at Hale Pōhaku (9,200-foot level of Maunakea) is open daily, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Public stargazing nightly from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Escorted summit tours begin at the VIS at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For essential information, mauna-kea/summit-tours.html