Aired on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - Ocean Publications Shallow to Deep Join Rich Pyle, Randy Kosaki, and Robin Baird as they discuss deep reefs in Hawaii and explore Hawaii's amazing marine mammals. Press play to listen to episode. [...]
Research-focused excavations by Bishop Museum archaeologists in other areas of the Pacific, including French Polynesia, Tonga, Samoa, and the Solomon Islands significantly added to our understanding of Pacific migration, settlement, and cultural history and also greatly enlarged the Archaeology Collection. This collection continues to be researched as part of the Ho‘omaka Hou Research Initiative, which [...]
“Compared to most other animals in the kingdom, snails receive scant love..."
From the center out, the species included are...
Goliath beetle - whole and disarticulated.
Lepidoptera is a large order of insects that includes both butterflies and moths.
This is where images go...
This is where database information goes...
The collection holds large but unknown numbers of endangered, threatened and extinct species. For virtually all arthropods, not enough research has been completed to even begin listing endangered or threatened species. So this is a critical resource for understanding the previous working of and future problems associated with the disruption of natural processes. One example is [...]
Our three newest databases include the Ho‘omaka Hou Research Initiative Online Fishhook Database, the Hawaiian Archaeological Survey (HAS) Database, and the Rapa Nui Interactive Radiocarbon Database. The Ho‘omaka Hou Research Initiative Online Fishhook Database contains over 4,000 fishhooks from cultural sites in Ka‘u, Hawai‘i Island, that were excavated during the 1950s. The HAS Database includes [...]