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Learn about the science behind exploding volcanoes, marine ecosystems, planetary exploration and more at the 13th School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) open house on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

This year’s attendees will have a chance to go on laboratory tours and explore an array of fascinating and educational hands-on exhibits, interactive demonstrations, videos, state-of-the-art computer animation, high-tech equipment displays and much more.

SOEST faculty, students and staff as well as experts from the Waikīkī Aquarium and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be on hand to answer questions.

Open house information

The open house will be held on Friday, October 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as Saturday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in and around the Pacific Ocean Science and Technology building, the Marine Science Building and the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics building on the UH Mānoa campus.

For more information including maps and programs, visit the SOEST open house website or call (808) 956-3151. Download the open house flyer (PDF).

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