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UH Hilo’s ‘Imiloa Center and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announce new partnership

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Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaii at Hilo ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) are teaming up to support each other’s programs and develop membership. The partnership provides OLLI and ‘Imiloa members with discounts on membership and other benefits.

Members of ‘Imiloa are eligible for a 20% discount on OLLI membership this fall and also receive a one-time $5 discount on OLLI and other classes offered by UH Hilo’s College of Continuing Education & Community Service (CCECS). Members of OLLI are eligible for $10 off ‘Imiloa membership options now through December 15, and once in the month of September they may visit ‘Imiloa free-of-charge.

“We are excited about working so closely with another department at UH Hilo,” stated Ka‘iu Kimura, associate director of ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center. “We’re teaming up to bring more opportunities to our community to access the unique scientific, cultural and artistic opportunities available through UH Hilo and engage in lifelong learning.”

For more information about ‘Imiloa, call (808) 969-9700 or visit the Website at For more information about the OLLI program or CCECS, call (808) 974-7664 or visit

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