Planets in December 2016 Venus: queen of the sunset sky Venus maintains the role it has had all fall as a blazing beacon in the west sky at dusk. In early December Venus shines at minus 4.2 magnitude, and is about 1/3 of the way up in the western sky as it gets dark; [...]
November 21, 2016 Thanks to the immense community interest, the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum will extend its original exhibit Journeys: Heritage of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Originally scheduled to end Jan. 29, 2017, visitors can now encounter the scientific, historical and cultural wonders on display in the J.M. Long Gallery through Feb. 26, 2017. The [...]
A success story of combining data across collections to aid research!
Bishop Museum to Unveil “Homefront Hawai‘i: Pearl Harbor 75th Commemoration”-Exhibit reveals civilian impact of the attacks on Pearl Harbor
November 7, 2016 The December 7, 1941 attacks on Pearl Harbor on O‘ahu sent reverberations internationally and forged some of the greatest stories of tragedy and heroism we know today. Lesser known are the stories of the citizens and civilians of Hawai‘i who endured that fateful day and the years of aftermath that would follow. [...]
An update on Dr. Allison’s expedition to the Baining Mountains of New Britain, PNG.
November 2, 2016 Bishop Museum to hold special planetarium shows and host viewing of the brightest supermoon since 1948 On the evening of Nov. 13 through Nov. 14, star-gazers will be treated to the second “supermoon” of 2016 and the largest and brightest supermoon to occur in an 84-year stretch. Bishop Museum’s J. Watumull Planetarium [...]