Explore Hawaiian
Culture

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

TEMPORARILY CLOSED
9 AM – 5 PM

Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

TEMPORARILY CLOSED
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

SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

Festival of Hope:
Drive-Thru Event

Child and Family Service Teams Up with UHA Health Insurance to Hold DriveThru Festival of Hope for Families Event at the Bishop Museum on September 19. The Kalihi community is invited to RSVP for a safe-distance event with resources, services, and chef-prepared meals for those impacted by COVID-19.

Available 24/7

Online Learning Center

The Online Learning Center features photos, videos, blog posts, podcasts, activities, and lesson plans, on history, culture, science, and other subjects. Please see our themes below, and check back regularly for updated content!

AUGUST 22, 2020

The Explosive Truth: A Volcano’s Lifecycle Audio Tour

Walk through the first floor of the Science Adventure Center and using an QR-code-based audio tour, learn about the lifecycle of a volcano in Hawaii through the major exhibit displays.

August 22, 2020

Nā Ulu Kaiwiʻula Hawaiian Garden Audio Tour
Learn about plants of Hawaiʻi, some found nowhere else in the world and others brought for food, medicines, and materials.

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.