Marvel at the night sky and discover Hawai‘i’s
special place in the universe at the free
‘Ohana Stargazing event at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.
SALT at Our Kaka'ako is Pet Friendly
Enjoy guided star tours using high-quality telescopes on the parking garage rooftop. Through various cultural and educational activities, you’ll also learn how the moon, sun, and stars influenced traditional Hawaiian life and guided early navigators.
SALT Parking Garage Rooftop Activities
• Bring your own blankets, pillows, chairs, and equipment to recline and stargaze at your leisure, or use a provided high-quality telescope for a guided constellation tour after sunset.
• Participate in Ask an Astronomer Q&A sessions to learn about upcoming astronomical events and how to enhance your at-home stargazing experience.
• Hear the Hawaiian moʻolelo (stories) of how the demi-god Maui slowed the sun and the goddess Hina came to live on the moon.
The Barn at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako Activities
• Become a navigator and wayfind at sea on the Hōkūleʻa using virtual reality goggles.
• Hear Hōkūleʻa navigator Ka‘iulani Murphy detail the Hawaiian constellations and how crews survey the sky while voyaging.
• Get crafty in the LEGO® play area, where keiki can build figures alongside space shuttle models.
• Walk through a scaled model of the solar system and discover how astronomers use starlight to create the deep sky atlas and understand the universe.
• Receive a free KeikiDesk (while supplies last) and decorate it with stellar stickers before taking it home!
Star Stream at 7 P.M.
Can’t make it to SALT at Our Kaka‘ako? Join us online for the Star Stream on the UH Institute for Astronomy’s YouTube! Turn out the lights and head outside to explore the night sky, guided by our astronomer and navigator live on-site.
Register today at https://www.ourkakaako.com/OhanaStargazing
Co-presented by Our Kaka‘ako, in partnership with Stargazers of Hawaii, ‘Ohana Kilo Hōkū, and the University of Hawai‘i Institute for Astronomy. Sponsored in part by the Kaiāulu ‘o Kaka‘ako Owners Association.
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