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Sep 6, 2014
6:00 pm
The Universe Tonight

Institute for Astronomy

Sep 13, 2014
6:00 pm
UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Sep 20, 2014
6:00 pm
Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective

Oct 4, 2014
6:00 pm
The Universe Tonight

Institute for Astronomy

Oct 11, 2014
6:00 pm
UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Stargazing with the UH Hilo Astrophysics Club

Oct 18, 2014
6:00 pm
Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective

 

Malalo o Ka Po Lani

Jul 19, 2014 6:00pm
Different speakers from the community speak about Mauna O Wakea from a cultural perspective

Presentation Topic - Birds of a Feather

Hawaiian artists and artisans developed an extensive body of featherworked items for apparel and ceremonial display. From skirts to statuary, helmets to cloaks, chiefly ceremonial items were intricately feathered. The birds that provided these feathers were captured and managed in a variety of ways that assured a continuous supply. The kia manu, the bird catcher not only harvested the birds, but watched over the health of the bird populations.

 


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