2016 Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day, Saturday, January 30, 2016, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. A free event for students in grades 4-12, and parents, and teachers of any grade level. A day of science and space exploration!
Journey through the Universe Week: March 4–11, 2016. Journey through the Universe promotes sustained education in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and is a celebration of exploration and the joys of learning science and astronomy. The Hilo/Waiakea Complex, located on the island of Hawai‘i and home of Maunakea Observatories, joined the program in June 2004 and is one of 10 communities in the nation that is designated a Journey through the Universe site.