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Posted on: Thursday, December 21, 2006

Program will look into who the Wise Men were

Advertiser Staff

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Center for Aerospace Education at Windward Community College will recount the story of the Wise Men from the biblical story of Bethlehem and explore the astronomical possibilities of a star guiding them to the holy city.

Who were the Wise Men? Where did they come from? And how could a star entice them to embark on their journey?

Narrated by Billy V of KCCN radio and featuring state-of-the-art computer graphics, the program will explore these questions and more.

What: "The Star of Bethlehem: The Magi's Story"

When: Tomorrow and Dec. 28, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Windward Community College, Imaginarium

Cost: $3 for children 12 and under, $4 for University of Hawai'i students and military, and $5 general adult

For reservations: Call 235-7433 or purchase tickets at the Imaginarium box office before performances

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Males ages 16-24 were more likely than females to be high school dropouts in 2004 (11.6 percent compared with 9.0 percent).

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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