Over the years, Vulcan student-athletes have read to more than 10,000 keiki in-person, and now they can add virtual readings to that total.
The astronomy education and outreach program inspires and teaches schoolchildren to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields by developing literacy in science.
In Episode 5, educator and kumu hula Ryan McCormack talks about the great ʻŌlaʻa forest of Puna.
The University of Hawaiʻi is privileged to be responsible for the stewardship of significant lands on Maunakea and for providing a thoughtful approach to astronomy research on the mauna.
“The pronunciation of names is important because it’s essential in conveying the manaʻo or meaning behind these places we often navigate during our day-to-day life.” -Bruce Torres Fischer
In Episode 4 of the podcast series, Ākeamakamae Kiyuna shares a moʻolelo (story) of two sisters that takes place ma uka (upland) at two prominent puʻu (hills) in Hilo.
The public is invited to join ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi for “Celebrating Our Great Outdoors,” a month-long event for the center’s 15th anniversary.
The videos are designed to give viewers an immersive approach to learning ‘ōlelo using common Hawaiian words and place names found in Hilo and Hawaiʻi Island.