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UH Hilo's 'Imiloa Astronomy Centre of Hawai'i has received a generous donation of $10,000 from the W. M. Keck Observatory.

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Families are invited to an 'Ohana Discovery Day program focusing on meteors and meteorites Aug. 12 at the 'Imiloa Astronomy Centre in Hilo.
That night will be the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower, which can produce up to 60 meteors an hour across the night sky.

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At 'Imiloa Astronomy Center an 'Oli Komo (Welcome in Chant)



Hoku'ao Pellegrino- Receives students from the Keaukaha Schools Area with a traditional 'oli komo

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Hawaii island is not only home to world class observatories, it is also home to a science centre that has kids looking to the stars and to past.
You can see from the outside, that the Imiloa Astronomy Centre of Hawai`i is different than many other science centres, three large domes make up this facility.

"They represent the 3 largest mountains on Hawaii, Mauna kea, Mauna loa and Hualalai, and it ties in the earth and sky" - Justina Mattos, 'Imiloa's Cultural Coordinator.

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