The name, which was chosen in consultation with Kaʻiu Kimura and Larry Kimura, reflects the way this object is like a scout or messenger sent from the distant past to reach out to the solar system. Two Hawaiian language experts
The Hilo mural is part of a 10-mural statewide project to invigorate Native Hawaiian language and culture while celebrating the 23 Hawaiian language immersion and charter schools.
The resolution also directs the university to move forward to build a global model of harmonious and inspirational stewardship that integrates traditional indigenous knowledge and modern science.
There will be live music, entertainment, Rapid ‘Ōhiʻa Death (ROD) information, talks, games, prizes, face painting, photo booth, educational booths, crafts, free admission into ‘Imiloa, food, and so much more!
Profs. Peter Mills and Steve Lundblad’s work has helped define the role of the Maunakea adze quarry and other stone tool quarries in ancient Hawaiian economies, inter-island voyaging and trade. Peter Mills, an anthropology professor at the University of Hawaiʻi
Countless UH students, faculty, staff and alumni served during the three-year voyage in myriad ways, as volunteers, navigators, captains and scientific researchers.
The awards are presented to individual students and student organizations that have excelled and contributed to the UH Hilo campus and the Hawai‘i Island community.
The Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation’s awards are Hawaii’s highest recognition of preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and interpretation of the state’s architectural, archaeological and cultural heritage.
In a collaborative project between UH Hilo and UH Mānoa, the NSF funds will create Kaniʻāina, a digital corpus of recordings and transcripts of Native Hawaiian language.
The programs at ‘Imiloa are done annually at to honor Merrie Monarch’s purpose to perpetuate, preserve and promote the art of hula and Hawaiian culture through education.