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Kris Fuchigami Pre-Valentine Event February 13, 2015

‘Imiloa Hosts Pre-Valentine Evening with Kris Fuchigami

and Special Guest Brittni Paiva

Hilo, Hawai‘i – Accomplished ukulele artist, Kris Fuchigami returns to ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s Planetarium stage on Friday, February 13, 2015.   The pre-Valentine evening will begin with pupus in the atrium at 5:30 p.m. followed by a concert under the planetarium stars at 7:00 p.m.   Fuchigami will be joined by special guest and award-winning artist, Brittni Paiva.
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Drawing in Color with Wendy Hollender


Hilo, Hawaii –‘Imiloa Astronomy Center hosts botanical artist, instructor, and author Wendy Hollender for a two-day workshop Thursday and Friday, March 5 - 6, 2015. Join Hollender as she teaches the techniques outlined in her book Botanical Drawing in Color: A Basic Guide to Mastering Realistic Form and Naturalistic Color (Random House). Students will learn how to use a grisaille technique with colored pencils where one starts with undertones in a neutral color and then layers color on top in order to produce a three-dimensional effect. This technique is very immediate and materials are simple, allowing the artist to work easily in multiple locations, especially out in the field. 
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Next Maunakea Skies Topic, Exoplanets!


Next Maunakea Skies at ‘Imiloa
Hilo, Hawai‘i – Join Subaru Telescope-NAOJ Astronomers, Dr. Olivier Guyon and Dr. Josh Walawender for their talk entitled “Observing Exoplanets with Small and Large Telescopes” on Friday, December 19, at 7 p.m. ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies Talk will look at the advancing field of exoplanets (planets around other stars) research and how anyone looking up at the stars can contribute to the growing number of exoplanets in the database. 
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Revisit the Skies Above Bethlehem

 ‘Imiloa Revisits The Skies Above Bethlehem & Mystery of the Christmas Star

Hilo, Hawai‘i – ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center will present a special holiday presentation revisiting the Skies Above Bethlehem, and followed with a showing of the Mystery of the Christmas Star on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:00pm.
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November's Maunakea Skies Talk with TMT

Knowing the Universe

Next Maunakea Skies at ‘Imiloa

Hilo, Hawai‘i – Join Dr. Gordon K. Squires, Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) communications and outreach lead, for his talk entitled “Hello Universe - What Else Do You Have?” on Friday, November 21, at 7 p.m. ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s next Maunakea Skies Talk will take a look at how astronomers are looking deeper into the universe.
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