Hawaii News Digest, 24 August 2017, 14:45 hrs, UTC, Post #15474.
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Anthropology professor Peter Mills will be today’s (Thursday, 24 August 2017) guest speaker at a public information forum to be held at 7 p.m. at UH-Hilo’s Science and Technology Building, Room 108. The Mauna Kea Speakers Series is supported by The Office of Mauna Kea Management, the University of Hawaii at Hilo, and the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center.
According to the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, Mills will cover the following topics:
“Mills will present an overview of his work with geology professor Steve Lundblad in using nondestructive energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence to study the dispersal of ancient Hawaiian stone tools throughout the islands. Their work has helped define the role of the Maunakea adze quarry and other stone tool quarries in ancient Hawaiian economies, interisland voyaging and trade.”
“The lecture is free and on-campus parking is open and available without charge after 4 p.m.”
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