30 middle school girls from
the Big Island have the opportunity to soar at Pacific Aviation Museum’s Flight
School for Girls. For the next three days, students from Ka'u High and Pahala
Elementary School will learn the basics of flight. The girls will explore the
history and technology of aviation and take to the skies using flight
Museum Director of
Education, Dr. Shauna Tonkin developed the program, specifically with young
girls in mind.
The Big Island students are
the first class outside of Oahu to participate.
The Pacific Aviation Museum hopes to continue collaboration with other
neighbor islands in the future.
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(Molly Solomon / HPR News)