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Event date: 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 11:00
Full Address: 
74-5450 Makala Blvd
Venue: 
former Sports Authority space at Kona Commons
Cost: 
Free
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
(808) 932-2319
Details: 
AstroDay, an annual science and astronomy education event sponsored by the Maunakea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC), is coming to Kona Commons. This free, family-oriented, science celebration will be held at the former Sports Authority space at Kona Commons located at 74-5450 Makala Blvd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. Observatories from Maunakea and Haleakala will be represented, as well as other technology, education, and cultural organizations. Highlights include Starlab--a portable planetarium provided by the Canada France Hawaii and Gemini observatories, solar viewing with experienced astronomers, robotic demos, educational games and toys, and many hands-on activities. Colorful and informative material will be available as well as displays from diverse organizations and a live broadcast by KWXX Radio.