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Dec 12, 2015
6:00 pm
UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club


Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Mar 19, 2011 6:00pm
John Ku`uhoamele Cuban

Kumu Ku`uhoamele Cuban

Learn how modern Hawaiians continue the celebration of the ancient Makahiki (Hawaiian New Year). Kumu John Ku`uhoamele Cuban shares his experience of working with schools and other programs to perpetuare this imortant Hawaiian tradition.

Join Kumu Ku`uhoamele Cuban, and Culture night hosts Leilehua Yuen and Manu Josiah, in a celebration of stories, chants, science, songs, and hula.


On the third Saturday of the month, the VIS hosts Malalo o ka Po Lani, a special presentation covering cultural components that surround Mauna O Wakea. The presentation begins at 6:00 PM and is followed by the regular evening stargazing program.

Each month features a different speaker from the community who will speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective.

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