After Dark in the Park

After Dark in the Park
Special Speaker Presentations

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium

Park entrance fees apply
Presentations are free - suggested $2.00 donation supports park educational programs


Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - What We Can Do Now to Data Recorded Way Back When…
USGS seismograph data
Now into its second century of operations, U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) has fully embraced digital data recording and analysis. As technologies evolve, the challenge is to apply contemporary digital analysis techniques to historic paper seismic records. Join HVO Research Geophysicist Paul Okubo as he describes a current look into HVO’s treasure-trove: half-a-million historic seismograms from HVO’s first 100 years.

Nā Wai Chamber Choir
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - Nā Wai Chamber Choir Performs

Revel in music that honors the traditions, sacred places, mythology, and legacies of Hawai`i Island. Based in Honolulu, Nā Wai Chamber Choir is a professional women’s vocal ensemble that celebrates the works of women, preserves and propagates Native Hawaiian music both past and present, and champions innovative repertoire for treble voices. Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan leads the choir on their Mokui o Keawe tour.

Denyse Woo-Ockerman portrays Queen Emma
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - Vespers at Hānaiakamālama

Vespers at Hānaiakamālama is an amazing one-woman show on the life of Queen Emma. UH Hilo Performing Arts graduate, Denyse Woo-Ockerman brings the audience into Queen Emma’s home as she contemplates her eventful life, rich in family history and the weight of unexpected tragedy. Married to Alexander Liholiho, Kamehameha IV, Emma reveals her resilience as they attempted to build, side by side, a better life for all Hawaiians, in a time of great change in the islands.

Last updated: June 21, 2017

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