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 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.
Each video event of the series will explore a different theme and showcase five storytellers from a variety of backgrounds.
Students helped at Hawai‘i Department of Health-coordinated vaccination sites over winter break, and many continue to volunteer during spring rotation blocks this semester.