10:00 am - 02:00 pm
W. M. Keck Observatory, in partnership with Canada France Hawaii Telescope Corporation (CFHT), University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy, and Waimea Public Library present:
Waimea Solar System Walk 2019
Bring your ohana to this family-friendly event for an interstellar journey right in Waimea town. Start at W. M. Keck Observatory’s Headquarters, walk through a scale model of our solar system, visit planets along the way, then finish at CFHT’s headquarters where you can enjoy hands-on activities, hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as a keiki costume contest with prizes for:
- Best Preschool
- Best Elementary School
- Age 11+
- Best Space Costume
- Best group costume
- …plus a grand prize!
Space travelers can begin the walk anytime, starting at 10 a.m.
START: Keck Observatory Headquarters
65-1120 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela HI 96743
FINISH: CFHT Headquarters
65-1238 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela HI 96743
Kids! If you complete the walk, you’ll receive FREE admission to `Imiloa Astronomy Center!
Questions? Contact Shelly Pelfrey at firstname.lastname@example.org