Category: Outreach

Gemini Hosts Hawaii’s Second Astronomy on Tap

Gemini Hosts Hawaii’s Second Astronomy on Tap Gemini Observatory will be holding Hawaii’s second Astronomy on Tap event at Hilo Town Tavern on Wednesday, December 6th. The first event was held in February of this year, drawing in an estimated 200 people from the community. Based upon this immense success, there are plans to make […]

Journey Through the Universe 2017

Journey Through the Universe 2017 The Universe is expanding… and so is the Journey Through the Universe program! From March 13-17, 70 observatory professionals and informal educators are extending their reach to districts across the Big Island. Journey Through the Universe (to be referred to as Journey in the rest of this post) includes: classroom visits […]

Gemini hosts Astronomy on Tap, Hilo

Combining the Powers of Space and Drink: Gemini Observatory hosts Hawaii’s first Astronomy on Tap Who: You (and your friends 21 years and older) What: Astronomy on Tap, Hilo When: Wednesday, February 22nd, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Where: Hilo Town Tavern, 168 Keawe St, Hilo, HI 96720 Why: To learn about the cosmos in a […]

Aunty Mimi’s Astro-Bash: Free, Frozen, Family Fun

Aunty Mimi’s Astro-Bash: Free, Frozen, Family Fun The verdict is in on Aunty Mimi’s Astro-Bash… The evening was an Astro-Blast!!! Aunty Mimi held her inaugural Astro-Bash located at the Hilo Public Library on January 11th. More than 140 people packed onto the Library lanai to enjoy a free night of hands on activities, give-aways, and a “cool” live science […]

Gemini North Holds StarLab Training at ʻImiloa

Gemini North Holds StarLab Training at ʻImiloa Astronomy Center Both Gemini sites, North and South, have portable planetariums available for loan to schools and community groups (as posted previously). Gemini’s StarLab Portable Planetarium is a great interactive tool to teach a variety of Astronomy lessons about topics such as: the Solar System, the Northern and Southern […]

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