Events

Donor Events

The 2017 Evenings with Astronomers Season on the Big Island has ended. Please click here to see what you missed and check back soon for the announcement of the 2018 series.

Public Events

Keck Astronomy Talks are supported by the Rob and Terry Ryan Foundation and the Rising Stars Fund.

Upcoming

Waimea Solar System Walk
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Waimea Solar System Walk

Start at Keck Observatory Headquarters: 65-1120 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela HI 96743; End at CFHT: 65-1238 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela HI 96743

These stuffed plush celestial buddies at Canada France Hawaii Telescope Corporation (CFHT), in...

Keck Observatory Open House 2017
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Keck Observatory Open House 2017

WAIMEA HEADQUARTERS: 65-1120 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela HI 96743

You’re invited! Come join us as we open the doors of our Waimea Headquarters to the community for...

Past

Black Holes’ Last Tango in Space: LIGO and the Dawn of Gravitational-wave Astronomy
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Black Holes' Last Tango in Space: LIGO and the Dawn of Gravitational-wave Astronomy

Gates Performing Arts Center, HPA Campus

Guest Speaker: David Reitze, Executive Director, LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of...

Life in the Universe
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Life in the Universe

Gates Performing Arts Center, HPA Campus

Abraham Loeb, Chair of the Astronomy Department, Founding Director of the Black Hole Initiative,...

The Restless Universe: Palomar Transient Factory
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The Restless Universe: Palomar Transient Factory

Hualalai Learning Theater, Keck Headquarters

Dan David Prize Winner, Shrinivas Kulkarni California Institute of TechnologyCosmic explosions were...

Fingerprints of the first stars:  Searching for Population III with Keck
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Fingerprints of the first stars: Searching for Population III with Keck

Honoka`a People’s Theatre

Our current story for the origin of the heavy elements has at its core a recycling program on...