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From the Director

Dear Friends of Hawaii Astronomy,

It was our pleasure to host the community at our 5th annual Manoa Open House on Sunday, April 18. I was delighted to see so much enthusiasm for astronomy.

Rolf-Peter Kudritzki
Director, Institute for Astronomy

J. D. Armstrong and David Jewitt help with telescope observing in the IfA courtyard.

M. Kadooka teaching reflection and refraction. comet making
Clockwise from top left: Mary Kadooka demonstrates principles of reflection and refraction used in telescopes. Fabrizio Bernardi shows children what comets are made of. Jeff Kuhn explains images of the Sun.
solar images

Astrobiology Workshop for Teachers

Astrobiology Laboratory Institute for Instructors (ALII), University of Hawaii Manoa, June 14 to 18, 2004, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to introduce in-service secondary science teachers to astrobiology.

Contact Mary Kadooka, (808)956-7954;



Cassini-Huygens: Mission to Saturn and Titan
Faulkes Telescope Project Update
Dahm, Tonry Receive 2004 ARCS Awards
ARCS Award Honors Helen Jones Farrar

Upcoming Events

"One on One" on PBS Hawaii:
UH President Evan Dobelle will interview Ed Lu, NASA astronaut and former IfA postdoctoral fellow, Thursday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m.

“First Light,” on PBS Hawaii:
Documentary about Mauna Kea, will air Thursday, June 24 at 8 p.m.

More Events>>