The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum board of directors has announced that Melanie Y. Ide will serve as the museum’s new president & chief executive officer.
The Bishop Museum Board of Directors today announced that Blair Collis has resigned as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the museum. The Board has appointed LindaLee Kuuleilani (“Cissy”) Farm as interim president and CEO and will launch a search to fill the position. Collis’ last day with the museum will be May [...]
Discovery of Extinct Bat Doubles Diversity of Native Hawaiian Land Mammals Newly Named Hawaiian Bat Lived Alongside Hoary Bat for Thousands of Years Before Humans Arrived
Honolulu, HI – The Hawaiian Islands have long been thought to support just one endemic land mammal in its brief geologic history, the Hawaiian hoary bat. That has changed thanks to a study co-authored by three scientists – two of which have had extensive careers in research at Bishop Museum. New fossil evidence indicates that [...]
LELE O NĀ MANU: HAWAIIAN FOREST BIRDS Exhibit spotlights the rich heritage of endangered native birds Honolulu, HI – The Hawaiian Islands are home to a number of native bird species found nowhere else on earth. Bishop Museum’s newest original exhibit takes visitors soaring through the science and cultural significance of these magnificent creatures [...]
BISHOP MUSEUM TO IMPLEMENT NEW STRATEGIC MEASURES IN CONTINUED TRANSFORMATION Plans Include Focus on Public Programs and Disposition of Assets HONOLULU – After a multi-year extensive planning process, Bishop Museum will implement the next steps in its new strategic direction which will broaden the museum's operating model through a sustainable mix of programs and [...]
BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM AND THE WARD VILLAGE FOUNDATION PRESENT “A DAY WITH DUKE” FAMILY DAY Residents and Military Receive Special $5 Admission All Day Honolulu, HI – Bring your family and friends and spend the day exploring the life, legacy, and values of Hawai‘i’s legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku at Bishop Museum. “A Day [...]
Face-to-Face Dino Welcome Party features prize giveaways, activities and more Honolulu, HI – Bishop Museum is excited to reveal the results of its Name the Dino contest at the Face-to-Face Dino Welcome Party on June 13, 2015. The fun starts with the first 150 families receiving one box of limited edition Dinosaurs Unleashed Love’s Bakery [...]