19th Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day

Thumbnail of Onizuka Portrait.

Onizuka Portrait

Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium is proud to support the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day in Hilo honoring Hawaii’s native son. Co-sponsors are the American Savings Bank, The Onizuka Memorial Committee, the Onizuka family, the University of Hawai‘i-Hilo (UHH), ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, and KTA Super Stores. This year’s event, the 19th annual, gives 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 18 science workshops, displays by organizations and companies, and a special keynote address by a NASA Astronaut. The day’s closing assembly will feature a volcano update and special door prizes provided by Claude Onizuka.

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