Manua Kea

The observatory appears on one of the medals issued for the eclipse in 1991.

The obverse of the medal shows indigenous people unexpectedly experiencing the solar eclipse, probably referring to an older eclipse. This reinforced by the old sailing ship anchored in the bay as well. The legends around: "POULI HOLO'OKO'A 'ANA A KA LA" is yet to be translated. On the reverse next to naming the event the different phases of the eclipse are visible. In the center of the medal the famous observatories of Manua Kea mountain are pictured. The inscription indicates that this medal was issued by the Bishop Museum. 

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