Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center, Kailua-Kona

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#7 of 7 in Childrens Museums in Hawaii
Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center is located in Kailua-Kona. Plan to visit Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center during your Kailua-Kona vacation using our convenient Kailua-Kona holiday maker website .
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  • The modernization of Ellison Onikua, Kona International Airport at Keahole has forced the closure of the Onizuka Space Center in January 2017. Kona International Airport was renamed after Ellison Oniz...  more »
  • This was a wonderful museum dedicated to Ellison Onizuka, a Big Island native. There were many interesting space artifacts in the museum along with fun things for young children to do. Unfortunately i...  more »
  • A neat place that remembers a Hawaiian hero of space exploration. While you're at the airport, and you will be if you're coming here, be sure to check it out. It's well worth a few minutes.  more »
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  • We took our younger boys there (then around age 11 and 8). They loved it!! I am taking a 2 and 4 year old tomorrow a.m. It is chocked full of great things to see and do. There especially are lots of things for younger-aged kids, including a model of a space shuttle you can sit in, and a movie to see. As a local school teacher, I always love finding inexpensive places that are kid-centered. This one definitely is!

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