Education & Outreach

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Students Mentored

Hands-on Experience & Inspiration

We are committed to supporting the next generation of scientists, engineers, and explorers through career programs and community outreach. Since 2013, we have mentored more than 100 Hawaiʻi students through internships and STEM programs. We also partner with the local STEM and astronomy communities to organize and support outreach on Hawaiʻi Island. These events include:

  • Ellison Onizuka Science Day
  • Hawaiʻi Science & Engineering Fair
  • AstroDay
  • VexIQ Robotics Competitions
  • Hawaiʻi Community College Career Fair
  • Keaukaha ʻOhana Science Night
  • Hawaiʻi Explorations Expo (HEE)
  • HAAS Science Expo
  • Pāhoa Science Night

Programs & Resources

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Hands-on experience for the aspiring scientists, engineers, coders, and explorers.

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Student Resources

Find local internships, space programs, networking opportunities, and scholarships.

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STARS Program

A summer space and science camp to encourage young women in STEM careers.