Online Learning Center

Our team is committed to sharing our knowledge about the history, culture, and natural sciences of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific with learners of all ages, and creating opportunities to bring our unique work into your homes and classrooms. 
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!

Explore By Theme

Butterfly Coloring Book

Fish of Hawai‘i

  • Fish Of Hawai‘i Podcast
  • Fish Of Hawai‘i Coloring Activity
  • The History of Poke in Hawai‘i
  • Native Use of Fish in Hawai’i Podcast
  • Butterfly Fish
  • Starline & Maui Fishhook

Plants of Hawai‘i

  • Plants Of Hawai‘i Blog Post
  • Haleakalā Silversword
  • Plant Bingo
  • A Part for Plants
Black Sand

Pōhaku (Rocks)

  • Pōhaku of Hawai‘i
  • Pōhaku: Rocks in Hawaiian History​
  • Pōhaku: Rocks, Stones, & Geology
Earth Week Click Image Three

Earth Week

  • Earth Week Blog Posts
  • Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi​
  • International Space Station
  • Eyes on Island Earth
  • Assorted Resource Links
Honeycreepers Post Featured

Wings: The Birds & Feathers of Hawai‘i

  • Winged Ambassador Blog Post
  • Storytime Video and Activity: Kōlea and Chief’s Cloak
  • Migration of the Kōlea Podcast​
  • Feathers in Hawaiian History
  • Birds of Summer Star Map
  • Discover the science of birds in Hawai’i and their impact on the environment around them
Hokulea Featured Image

Voyaging in the Pacific

  • Voyaging Podcast
  • Hōkūle‘a Blog Post​
  • Experience the science of Hawai‘i in your own backyard using these family fun activities and resources!

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