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- January 29, 2015 -
Dr B. Ray Hawke With deep sadness, we share the news of B. Ray Hawke's passing on January 24, 2015. He was HSGC Associate Director for Outreach, a tireless advocate for lunar activity, researcher, teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend—Dr. Hawke will be truly missed. We offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends. A memorial gathering will be held in the Pacific Regional Planetary Data Center (POST building, room 544) on February 15 at 3:00 p.m. Please see the PRPDC page for more information. A remembrance written by Paul Spudis (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston) posted at recounts many scientific endeavors.

- January 24, 2015 -
Astronaut Ellison Onizuka portrait. Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium is proud to again co-sponsor the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day, an annual event in Hilo honoring Hawaii's native son. Additional co-sponsors are the American Savings Bank, The Onizuka Memorial Committee, the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Space Center, the Onizuka family, the University of Hawai‘i-Hilo (UHH), and UHH Conference Center, with the support of the Hilo High School Key Club, Waiakea High School Key Club, the Thirty Meter Telescope, and the Zonta Club of Hilo. This year's event, the 15th annual, featured 18 workshops, displays by organizations and companies, and a special keynote address by JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata. The day's closing assembly featured the VEX IQ Robotics Finals and special speaker Kaiali‘i Kahele, pilot with Hawaiian Air and Hawai‘i Air National Guard.

- January 7, 2015 -
Students are reminded that applications for undergraduate fellowships, traineeships, and Project Imua/RockSat traineeships are available on our Fellowships and Traineeships page.

* Ohana is the Hawaiian word for family, encompassing all the people, related or not, who come together to help achieve a better life.

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