Pele’s Protege

Friday, 12:22 pm
Bishop Museum, Kalihi
Photo by Kent Nishimura

As part of a show at Bishop Museum, senior science educator Hadley Andersen melts basalt cinder in a brass furnace that reaches over 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit. She’s wearing a fire proximity suit, which is ideal for keeping heat out, but also retains body heat. “This makes the lava show sweaty, but fun work,” Andersen says.

Learn more about Hadley Anderson here in her “My Job” profile

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