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Maunakea: Between Earth and Sky

It explores the connections between Hawaiian culture and astronomy.

Imagine yourself on a Polynesian voyaging canoe, leaning into the wind and following currents that are carrying you to a strange new land. Search for Hokupa‘a, your guide star. Then look farther, past planets, galaxies and swirling nebula—and even deeper, back into the beginning of the universe. You will also be captivated with the Hawaiian story of Pele and Poliahu, the creation of the Hawaiian islands, and a fly-through of one of the observatories on the summit of Maunakea.