October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2019
Walk back to 1912, and meet the founder of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, at the edge of Kīlauea Volcano.
Dressed in period costume, Ka‘ū actor-director Dick Hershberger brings the renowned geologist to life. Dr. Jaggar will take you on a tour of his tiny lab located below the Volcano House to see original seismograph equipment and other early instruments. You’ll learn what motivated Dr. Jaggar to dedicate his life to the study of Hawaiian volcanoes, and how his work helps save lives today.
Space is limited; pick up your free ticket at the Kīlauea Visitor Center’s front desk the day of the program. Program includes climbing stairs and entering a confined space. Supported by the Kīlauea Drama Entertainment Network (KDEN). Free (park entrance fees apply.
Each performance is about an hour.
Meet at Kīlauea Visitor Center
- Website: https://www.nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/calendar.htm
- Venue: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Hours: 10:00 a.m., Noon, 2:00 p.m.
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