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New Planetarium And Nasa Astronomy Center Opens On Big Island

'Imiloa, Mauna Kea's shiny new astronomy education center located on the Big Island, has officially opened for business. The $28 million, 40,000 square foot complex was conceived of more than 15 years and constructed with federal funds (through NASA) attained with the aid of Senator Inouye.

Showcasing work from both local and international science and cultural communities, 'Imiloa is open to the public. The education center recounts the scientific findings in the Mauna Kea volcano, as well as mixing its historical significance to the Hawaiian culture.

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Mesa Chairman Says Go! Launch This June Will Turn A Profit, $39 Fares Included

Approximately once a year a few venture capitalists, clad in freshly creased Aloha shirts, emerge on to the Hawaii scene with claims of launching new inter-island air service, thus undercutting the existing majors. From hence forward, that ever-so-familiar phrase, "I remember when it was, like, $50 round-trip to fly outer island..." would cease to be uttered.

And like a Kona wind in late August--they are gone.

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