Facility Rentals


Looking to host an event in Hilo? From small family gatherings to large corporate events, ‘Imiloa offers a unique environment able to accommodate your every need. Create an evening that might include a planetarium show plus dinner or start the day with a breakfast meeting by renting our classroom. You might even consider a large corporate event utilizing the entire facility. Rent our facility and host your event today: weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries & reunions, proms and more! Technical capabilities include Internet connectivity, LCD projectors and screen. We also provide speaker's podium and some audio capability including lavalieres and hard-wired microphones.

Our amazing staff and volunteers will provide aloha and support necessary to make your event a success.

By choosing to hold your event at ‘Imiloa, you are supporting a valuable community resource working to inspire Hawai‘i’s next generation of innovators and explorers.

Our facilities include:


Moanahoku Hall

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Moanahoku Hall is our most versatile space to rent for a larger event. Large projection screen, AV and sound included. Stage and tiered seating for program and performance set-ups, with dramatic lighting for a range of activities. Maximum capacity 163. 


Classroom

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Ideal for small group meetings. Up to 34 people classroom seating, 50 theater-style. Room has drop-down screen, ceiling-mounted projecter, and presentation table with built-in PC and laptop capability, document camera, and Internet access. 


Sky Garden Restaurant

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Ceiling to floor glass walls with panoramic view of ‘Imiloa's native plant landscaping and Hilo Bay. Capacity for 100 people, a popular spot for dinners and evening events. Available for exclusive rentals on Mondays when the Center is closed, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.


Planetarium

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120 seats, full-dome planetarium system and 5.1 audio surround sound create a spectacular immersive audio-visual experience! Treat your guests to an exclusive planetarium show, or a PowerPoint presentation with impact. 


Exhibit Hall

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12,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall includes over 100 exhibits that weave astronomy and Hawaiian culture into a compelling story of human exploration and voyaging. A unique environment for a one of a kind reception or dinner.


Reserve Your Event Space Today!

Phone: (808) 932-8901
Email: imiloa.events@hawaii.edu