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‘Imiloa Celebrates Thanksgivings with a Cream Tea & Chat!

by Brea Aamoth on November 9th, 2015

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center celebrates Thanksgiving at the next Tea Chat with JoAnn Aguirre on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Thanksgiving is all about honoring old traditions and starting new ones. This month’s Tea Chat will introduce autumnal flush teas and suggest how they can be a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving table. Come share some of your own cherished Thanksgiving traditions while enjoying an afternoon tea that includes scones, clotted cream, and jams or curd.

Aguirre is a tea connoisseur and has twenty years of experience working and traveling around the world. She is the owner Teaching Tea (a soon-to-be online store) and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Tea Society. Always willing to teach and share her knowledge, Aguirre’s Tea Chats have been a popular monthly event at ‘Imiloa for the past two years.

Tickets for this event are $15 for members and $23 for non-members and can be purchased by visiting ‘Imiloa’s Guest Services Desk or by calling (808) 969-9703.

‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai‘i is a world-class informal science education center located on the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo campus. ‘Imiloa is a place of life-long learning where the power of Hawai‘i’s cultural traditions, its legacy of exploration and the wonders of astronomy come together to provide inspiration and hope for generations. The Center’s interactive exhibits, 3D full dome planetarium, native landscape, and programs and events engage children, families, visitors and the local community in the wonders of science and technology found in Hawai‘i. It is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays). For more information, visit the website at

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