Hawaii's Continued Role in Exploring Space

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Centuries ago Hawaiians used knowledge of the stars and planets to guide their daily lives. King Kalakaua’s interest in astronomy helped scientists around the world measure our solar system. Yesterday the Islands provided one of the best places to view the rare Transit of Venus. HPR spoke with some of the organizers and onlookers.

Transit of Venus 2012 Waikiki Photo:NikkiMotson

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