5th Annual ‘Imiloa Wayfinding and Navigation Festival
WHO: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i part of the University of Hawai‘i, Hilo
WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Hours: 10 am to 4 pm
DETAILS: Experience the “Spirit of the Wayfinder” at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center’s 5th Annual Wayfinding & Navigation Festival. Held on Saturday, September 29, this full-day event is free to the public and will celebrate and honor the rich story of Kaho‘olawe, its historic struggles and triumphs, its immense cultural significance, and its connection to the ancient art of wayfinding.
This event will feature hands-on activities that include wayfinding and navigation skills, makahiki games, canoe and cultural arts exhibits, planetarium shows, speaker presentations, a featured documentary, and live music.
This festival celebrates the achievements of community wayfinders, those special individuals who are stewards of heritage and culture. Through the accomplishments of these wayfinders, a new generation of leaders will be inspired to guide our collective knowledge and wisdom as provisional resources to navigate our community into the future.
Mahalo to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for their support of the 2012 ‘Imiloa Wayfinding & Navigation Festival.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or a modification of policies and procedures to participate in this event should contact Jeff Harman at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 969-9705, as soon as possible, but no later than 10 days before the scheduled event.
‘Imiloa is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays). For more information, visit the Web site at www.imiloahawaii.org
or call (808) 969-9703.