2015 Annual Fund

When you step through the doors of the Nani I Ka Hala: Weaving Hawai'i exhibit in the J. M. Long Gallery these days, you'll find yourself transported. Senses immersed, you find yourself inspired to plant a hala tree, call your tutu (grandmother), and weave a bracelet all at once, and that is the power of an engaging exhibit.

Your contribution at this time will directly support new exhibits, stories, and programs in the months ahead. You can make it possible for keiki to experience Duke Kahanamoku's epic Waikīkī wave ride on a surfing simulator in Duke Paoa Kahanamoku. Your support can also help bring the community face to face with the world's most precious examples of Native Hawaiian featherwork from across the globe in Na Hulu Ali'i: Royal Hawaiian Featherwork. Your gift can also help sustain the collections, fuel scientific research, or fund education programs—simply direct your gift to your area of interest.

For your gift of $250 or more, you'll receive a personal copy of the book Ike Ulana Lau Hala (Hawai‘inuiakea) as a special mahalo for your support.

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MAKE IT LAST – Join Bishop Museum's new monthly online giving program. Your credit card can be charged monthly for the tax-deductible donation amount of your choice, providing a steady stream of support for Bishop Museum's collections, research, and education programs.

VISIT THE SURF SHACK OF WISHES – Visit the Museum's Surf Shack of Wishes and fulfill a wish in support of a Museum project or initiative — a creative way to give!

GIFTS OF SECURITIES – Gift of appreciated securities — stocks, bonds, and mutual funds — can be a wonderful way to make a gift to the Museum's Annual Fund and provide significant tax benefits at the same time. Please contact our Development Office at 808.848.4187 or development@bishopmuseum.org for details.

LEAVE A LEGACY - To include Bishop Museum in your estate plans or learn about creative gift planning ideas that can benefit both you and Bishop Museum, visit us online or contact the Development Office at (808) 848-4187 or development@bishopmuseum.org.

HONOR AND MEMORIAL GIFTS - What better way to celebrate a special moment in the life of a friend or family member than by making a meaningful gift in his or her name? You make also make a Memorial Gift in memory of a loved one with a gift to the Annual Fund.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP - Your company can pledge its support for one or more of the Museum’s exciting exhibits, programs, or events, which provide fun learning experiences for more than 330,000 children and families each year.

VOLUNTEER - Volunteers play a vital role in the work and success of Bishop Museum. Consider supporting Bishop Museum by becoming a volunteer today.


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