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Astronomy adds $110M per year in direct spending, University of Hawaii says

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2019
                                The sun sets behind telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2019

    The sun sets behind telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island.

The state’s astronomy sector pumped $110 million into Hawaii’s economy in 2019 and generated an overall economic impact twice that, according to the summary of a University of Hawaii report released today. Read more

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