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The New Piko 'I Theater

‘Imiloa Introduces the Piko ‘ī Theater
Panoramic View of Maunakea’s Grandeur


Hilo, Hawai‘i
– Visitors to ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will enjoy a new welcoming experience upon entering into the 12,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall.
Walking into the exhibit hall the visitors are greeted with the mist of Maunakea, entering a realm of contemplation, the Piko ‘ī Theater.   The gallery is designed to guide visitors ascent to Maunakea through colorful graphic imagery reflecting Hawai‘i Island’s natural life forms and ecosystems.  Journey from Hawai‘i’s deep sea realm, shoreline, forests, upper elevations, and realm of mist to Maunakea’s summit.

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