Astronomy

Lecture Series to Present ‘Growth and Evolution of Maunakea’

October 14, 2017, 9:00 AM HST
* Updated October 14, 8:14 AM
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Want to learn about the story behind some of Hawai‘i’s largest volcanoes?

The next Maunakea Speakers Series presentation will feature Dr. Ken Hon exploring the “Growth and Evolution of Maunakea” on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 7 to 8 p.m. The free talk will be held at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo’s Science & Technology Building (STB) room 108.

During this presentation Dr. Hon will explore what we know about the growth of Maunakea volcano and its complicated relationship with neighboring siblings, Kohala and Maunaloa.

As a UH Hilo geology instructor, Hon teaches courses specializing in physical geology, volcanoes and earthquakes, geology of the Hawaiian Islands, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology and remote sensing.

The event is free and open to the public. On-campus parking is free of charge after 4 p.m. For more information, visit malamamaunakea.org or call (808) 933-0734.

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