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Summer Wayfinding Talk
The Story of Hōkūle‘a and the Worldwide Voyage
‘Imiloa’s Wayfinding Talk
Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will host its Summer 2013 Wayfinding Talk on Friday, June 7, 2013 featuring two presentations, one by Author Sam Low followed by Pwo Navigator Nainoa Thompson. The 2013-14 Wayfinding Talks are being sponsored through the generous support of Matson.
Summer Camp for K-5, WAI-ology
WAI-ology: Water Realms of Inner & Outer Space
‘Imiloa’s 2013 Summer Intersession Program
Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center is seeking junior explorers and innovators in grades K-5 for CAMP ‘Imi-POSSIBLE Summer Intersession Program 2013 happening Monday–Friday, May 27-31 and June 3-7.
Keiki explorers will be immersed in a week-long adventure of “WAI-ology,” an investigation of the mysterious water realms of inner and outer space. By exploring water’s role in our search for life beyond Earth, keiki will follow in the footsteps of Maunakea astronomers observing Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa. The final day, parents, along with keiki, will actively participate in the WAI-ology Hō‘ike, a celebration of new learning. This summer session will have 2 duplicate one week sessions to choose from, to help accommodate the busy summer schedules.
The Art of Koichiro Kawaguchi
The Art of Yoichiro Kawaguchi
Friday Nights at ‘Imiloa
Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s planetarium will host the acclaimed pioneer of digital media art, Yoichiro Kawaguchi, for an evening showcasing his latest work. Join his presentation Friday, April 26, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. for an intimate exchange in his creative process.
Astronaut 3D premieres at 'Imiloa April 6, 2013
3D Planetarium Show at ‘Imiloa
Hilo, Hawai‘i – What does it take to become an astronaut? ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center premieres Astronaut 3D, narrated by Ewan McGregor, a new 3 p.m. show in the planetarium starting Saturday, April 6, 2013.
“The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey?” states, Shawn Laatsch planetarium manger. “The show takes a closer look how zero gravity affects the human body.”
The Beauty of Barred Spiral Galaxies on tap for April's "Maunakea Skies"
Take a closer look at a Spiral Galaxy
Next Maunakea Skies at ‘Imiloa
Hilo, Hawai‘i – “Gems of the Universe: The Barred Spiral Galaxies” is the topic at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies program Friday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Pierre Martin, Professor of Astronomy at UH-Hilo, will take a closer look at spiral galaxies and differentiate between barred spiral galaxies.