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8th Annual Wayfinding & Navigation Festival
Hilo, Hawai‘i – Experience the “Spirit of the Wayfinder” at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s 8th Annual Wayfinding & Navigation Festival sponsored by the Ama OluKai Foundation. This annual community festival explores the art and science of oceanic wayfinding, the traditional Polynesian system of navigating the open ocean without the use of modern instrumentation. Themed He Waʻa He Moku, Honoring the Spirit of the Waʻa and the ʻĀina, this full-day event takes place on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Thanks to generous sponsorship from the Ama OluKai Foundation, the event is free and open to the public.
Lunar Programs at ‘Imiloa International Observe the Moon Night
Hilo, Hawai‘i – The ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will host two special events at noon to help the community prepare for International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
Tea Chats Are Back At ‘Imiloa!
Hilo, Hawai’i – Tea Chats are back at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center after a three month summer break! In honor of National Awareness Month for women’s health and childhood obesity, JoAnn Aguirre will present the latest research on tea as a preventative measure for chronic diseases such as gynecologic cancers and childhood obesity. Join us t on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. to learn more about this engaging topic while enjoying tea, scones, clotted cream and jams and curds.
2015 Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit
From around the World, High School Students Gather in Hilo to Learn from Local Scientists and Engineers
Wayfinding Talk: Filming on the Deck of Hōkūle‘a
Filming on Deck of Hōkūle‘a