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AARP Tour: 'Imiloa Astronomy Center

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019
From 9:45am to 12:45pm

'Imiloa Astronomy Center
600 'Imiloa Place
Hilo , HI 96720

Contact: Jackie Boland

Event is closed or full.

AARP Tour: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center

Cost: $5

AARP members and guests are invited to join AARP Hawaii volunteer and other AARP members for a docent led tour of the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center and a planetarium showing of Skies Above Hawaii.  

9:30 AM             Check In open

9:45 AM  Welcome and Introductions

10:00 AM            Exhibit Hall Presentations

11:00 AM            Explore on your own

11:30 AM            Lunch on your own.

Covered outdoor picnic area available for AARP members and guests who bring their own lunch. There is also an on site restaurant.

12:00 PM             Planetarium show: Skies Above Hawaii

Tour Leader:  Punawai Rice

About the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center:

The ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center brings together members of the Hawaiian and astronomy communities to share a common vision for the future, bringing information about the cultural and natural history of Maunakea to students, teachers, our local residents, and visitors from around the world. ‘Imiloa links to early Polynesian navigation history and knowledge of the night skies, and today’s renaissance of Hawaiian culture and wayfinding with parallel growth of astronomy and scientific developments on Hawaii Island.

Visit the 'Imiloa web site

Refund policy: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 9-20-19.

Wheelchairs:  We are limited to 5 wheelchairs.  If more people in wheel chairs register than we have space for, we will split the group up.

Note:  If this tour fills up before you have a chance to register, please sign up for the wait list as we will organize a second tour if there is enough interest.

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