Community Involvement

The Gemini Observatory, the Hawaii Department of Education North Hilo/Laupahoehoe/Waiakea Complex, Imiloa and the observatories on Mauna Kea would like to extend a sincere thank you to the following organizations and individuals for their generous donations of funding, space, time and donations.

  • GOVERNOR LINDA LINGLE
  • BUSINESS-EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
  • JAPANESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • HAWAII ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • BANK OF HAWAII
  • HAWAII TRIBUNE-HERALD
  • NEW WEST BROADCASTING CORPORATION
  • HAWAII ISLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD

The success of the Journey through the Universe program is largely dependent on our donors, and we appreciate their invaluable contributions.



Primary Sponsors:


Participating Institutions:



Ambassador Volunteers:

Akama Thomson
Angelina L. Gramlich
Bill Schwartz
Carolin Chase
Darrell Crisp
David S. De Luz, Jr.
Dawn Gordon
Jeracah Holland
Jodie Menino
Joel La Pinta
Kumino Miura
Laurie Kali
Maggie Aspin
Mary Brown
Patricia Hoban
Ray Steinbroner
Richard Heller
Ronit Sanders
Sandy Walker
Seneca Lalonde
Suzanne Hutchins
Terry Lee
Walter Wagner