Exploring science: AstroDay in West Hawaii returns

  • Emily Peavy, right, plays a apku paku game exploring exoplanets with Vdara Shopay Saturday at Asto Day at Kona Commons. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Keiki explore the cosmos Saturday at Asto Day at Kona Commons. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Michael Connelly adjusts the solar viewing telescope Saturday at Asto Day at Kona Commons. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • IFA astronomer Ryan Dungee challenges Hope Ndecheck to a game of konane Saturday at Asto Day at Kona Commons. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Keiki explore STEM at the HCC Palamanui booth Saturday at Asto Day at Kona Commons. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

Families flocked to Kona Commons Saturday to explore the amazing science happening on Hawaii Island during the annual AstroDay celebration Organized by the Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee.