Category: Host Communities

Gemini Supports Local Schools with Computer Donations

For most institutions, including Gemini, hardware has a relatively short life-cycle. It can be expensive to upkeep older computers and if an older computer fails, years of valuable research and/or information is lost. This is why Gemini generally replaces its computer hardware every three to four years. However, for Tim Minick, Gemini’s Information Systems Group […]

AstroDay 2015!

  AstroDay 2015 Please enjoy these highlights from AstoDay 2015 in Hilo!

A Rare Day in Hilo!

Anyone who lives in Hilo knows that the town gets a “bum-rap” for its wet weather (ok, there are some exceptions!) While nice weather does abound on Hawaii’s eastern front, today’s sky is a rare sight indeed. Early this afternoon not a single cloud could be spotted in Hilo’s sky, as illustrated by this “fisheye” […]

Journey Through the Universe 2015!

Welcome to the second decade of Journey through the Universe Journey though the Universe “Journey” is Gemini North’s flagship outreach program bringing local Astronomy educators and others from around the country to Hilo classrooms.  The events range from master educator workshops, to the free family science day at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Education Center, and astronomer visits to […]

Shining a Light on Journey’s Master Educators

It’s all hands on deck for Journey Through the Universe (Journey) 2015!  This year is shaping up as another incredible year as astronomy educators from Hawai‘i (and around the world) prepare to share their enthusiasm and energy in East Hawai‘i classrooms. Master Educators Workshop A major component of the “Journey” program is supporting eduction in […]

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