The largest gathering of astronomers from around the world will be happening this August in Hawaii! The International Astronomical Union will assemble at the Honolulu Convention Center for six symposia and 22 focus meetings that will cover everything from the “Search for Water and Life’s Building Blocks in the Universe” to “Advances in Stellar Physics from Asteroseismology” and everything in between. Of course we will be there! For more information visit the event website at http://astronomy2015.org/
AstroDay is one of the most engaging outreach events on the Big Island and fun for the whole family! Come on down to the Prince Kuhio Plaza in Hilo, Hawaii on Saturday, May 2nd from 10am – 4pm for a celebration of Astronomy and Hawaiian Culture. The mall will be packed with exciting exhibits and interactive displays, live music and performances on a main stage, plus tons of free handouts and chances to win cool prizes. We hope to see you there!
Journey Through the Universe is February 27th – March 6th! A nationally recognized week long event in which astronomers visit local classrooms around the island while sharing their passion for physics and astronomy. Several EAO staff members will be representing the JCMT and hoping to inspire a future generation of scientists! Visit the Journey Through the Universe website for a complete listing of upcoming local events associated with Journey.