Immerse yourself in Hawai‘i’s rich culture and heritage at the premier natural and cultural history museum in the state.

Welcome to Hawai‘i’s Museum

Welcome to Hawai‘i’s Museum

OPEN DAILY 9 AM – 5 PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

OPEN DAILY 9 AM – 5 PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

1525 BERNICE STREET • HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI 96817

1525 BERNICE STREET HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I 96817

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, JANUARY 25, 2020

Surfboard-Shaping Presentation

Explore the wonders of the Hawaiian night sky! This time we’ll see how to find Orion and the Winter Circle, the Orion Nebula, Venus, and more!

FRIday, JANUARY 31, 2020

We the Voyagers: Lata’s Children (Matou Nga MokuPuna o Lata)

This two-part film series features the living crew of Polynesian voyagers of Taumako, Solomon Islands, who share their history, motivations, and skills through storytelling, canoe building, and wayfinding.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

The Art and Significance of Lei

In this presentation you’ll see a wide range of materials and techniques used in traditional and modern-era lei making. In addition to flowers, lei can be made from shells, foliage, feathers, and seeds in a variety of styles that are ever-evolving.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Surfboard Shaping Workshop

In this workshop, participants will learn about the special relationship between the shaper and a traditionally carved surfboard.

Be a Part of Our Story

Celebrate the extraordinary history, culture, and environment of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific with a gift to Bishop Museum. As a partner in the Museum’s work, you can help to sustain vital collections, research, and knowledge, and inspire exploration and discovery with a tax-deductible donation.