Category: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center

Presentations and events at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center.

Banner with ocean images and the words: Blending of Culture and Science: A UH Innovation Virtual Conference, Nov. 15–17

Creating a balance between rapid innovation and Indigenous knowledge, focus of free virtual conference, Nov. 15-17

Ka‘iu Kimura, executive director of ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center at UH Hilo, will lead the conference’s first session. Larry Kimura, associate professor at UH Hilo’s College of Hawaiian Language, will discuss similarities between ancestral knowledge and modern astronomy.

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Members of U.S. Congress visit UH Hilo to discuss university’s Indigenous culture and language revitalization programs

New Mexico’s U.S. Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández, along with Hawai‘i’s U.S. Reps. Ed Case and Kai Kahele, discussed UH Hilo programs with faculty and staff. Fernández and Case serve on the U.S. House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.