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Hawaiian for Starry Heavens, Windward Community College's Hōkūlani Imaginarium is a high-tech planetarium and multi-media facility that allows audiences to experience immersive adventures in a true 360° environment. Viewers feel like they are part of the unfolding scene, whether it is falling through a black hole, flying through Saturn’s rings or witnessing the beginnings of the universe.


Celebrate the Centennial of the Planetarium

The year 2023 is the 100th anniversary of the planetarium. In October 1923, the Carl Zeiss company dmonstrated the first planetarium at the Deutsches Museum. The first public presentation took place in 1924 and went down in history as "The Miracle of Jena".

Click to view the planetarium's history


Spring 2024 Schedule


Please call 808-235-7350 for reservations for our general public Imaginarium shows.

For pre-recorded information on our Imaginarium shows, please call 808-236-9170. This number does not accept caller voice messages.

Tickets may be purchased at the Imaginarium box office 30 minutes before the show.

$8   General Admission
$7   WCC student, military, senior (65+) with ID
$6   Children (ages 4–12)
Free for children under age 4 (one per paying adult); WCC faculty or staff with ID
$10 Music Shows flate rate

Please Note:
      • Credit/debit cards are not accepted at the box office; cash or check only
      • Late seating is not permitted
      • No food or drinks inside the Imaginarium

Programs run approximately one hour in length.

All Imaginarium shows—with the exception of the interactive show Voyages of the Starship Discovery and musical shows like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Queen Light show and The Sounds of the Underground—contain a live sky segment in addition to the feature show.


The Hōkūlani Imaginarium offers private showings from our Library of Shows for K–12 schools and other groups Monday–Friday, 9am–12 pm. Home lunch area is available weather permitting.

Each show listing identifies the recommended grade/age level. Many of the shows include educational standards and activity resources.

Tours may include a visit to the Aerospace Exploration Lab (a hands-on science activities museum) at no additional cost.

Learn More about Group Shows

To book a school or group, please call 808-235-7321 or submit a School Visit Form via email.