17th Annual Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day

Astronaut Ellison Shoji Onizuka NASA Portrait.

Ellison Shoji Onizuka NASA Portrait

Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium is proud to again co-sponsor the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day in Hilo honoring Hawaii’s native son. Additional co-sponsors are the American Savings Bank, The Onizuka Memorial Committee, the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Space Center, the Onizuka family, the University of Hawai‘i-Hilo (UHH), and UHH Conference Center, along with the support of KTA Super Stores. This year’s event, the 17th annual, pays tribute to Hawaii’s first astronaut and to the crew of the last flight of the Space Shuttle, Challenger on January 28, 1986. The day features 20 workshops, displays by organizations and companies, and a special keynote address by a NASA Astronaut. The day’s closing assembly features special guest Bumblebee and the TMT VEX IQ Robotics Finals and a Diffraction of Light extravaganza.

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