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Bishop Museum’s After Hours

Friday, May 13, 2022
5:30 – 9 p.m.
Admission closes at 8:00 p.m.

Admission Rates
$20 – General Admission
$10 – Kamaʻāina Admission
$5 – Keiki (ages 4 – 17)
Free – All Membership Levels
Same day museum admission is Free; need to show proof of general admission tickets
Membership enrollment available on-site. Pre-registration is recommended.

Parking: $3 per vehicle (credit card only), Free for Members

Need a a place to pau hana? We’ve got you covered! Explore Historic Hawaiian Hall, experience unique changing exhibitions, hear about the latest scientific discoveries, and engage with Hawaiian cultural practitioners all at Bishop Museum’s After Hours events. This monthly evening event welcomes kamaʻāina and visitors to explore Hawaiʻi’s unique and unparalleled cultural and natural history. See Kalaniʻōpuʻu’s feather ʻahu ʻula (cape) and mahiole (helmet) in Hawaiian Hall; check out Hawaiʻi’s animal and plant biodiversity in the Science Adventure Center; explore the newest exhibitions in the Castle Memorial Building and J.M. Long Gallery; or spend your evening under Honolulu’s star-lit sky on the Great Lawn with food and drinks for sale by local vendors.


Food & Drink Vendors
All night – Great Lawn
Food and drink from Mamas Flavas, Papa Lens, Happy Belly Eatery, Pop Culture, Exclusive Express, Perefoti Island Fixx, Free Spirits, and Mananalu

Membership Lounge
5:30p – 7:00p – Outside Atheron Hālau
Stop by the Membership Lounge, submit a Member Spotlight, and receive a Bishop Museum Wine Glass. Bring a book donation to our Little Free Diverse Libraries and receive a copy of the accompanying exhibition catalog to Tatau: Marks of Polynesia in exchange, while supplies last.

Pau Hana Presentation
5:45p – 6:45p – Atheron Hālau
Join us for a conversation with Su’a Peter Sulu’ape and Su’a Sulu’ape Toetuu Aisea to discuss their work, traditions, and the stories behind Bishop Museum’s exhibit Tatau: Marks of Polynesia on view in the J.M. Long Gallery.

Live Music | Ha’eha’e Girls
6:00p – 8:30p – Gallery Lawn

Living Culture Practitioner
6:00p – 8:30p – Gallery Lawn
With our local exhibition partners, Suluʻape Steve Looney and Danielle Steffany-Looney of Pacific Soul Tattoo, enjoy the opportunity to experience live tatau in conjunction with the exhibition Tatau: Marks of Polynesia on view in the J.M. Long Gallery. Observe Master Tufuga Tā Tatau (Tattooist) Suʻa Peter Suluʻape doing live tatau from 7–8 p.m.

Hawaiian Hall & Long Gallery Tours
6– 8:30p – Pick up tickets at Hookipa desk

Planetarium Shows – The Hawaiian Sky Tonight
6pm, 7pm, 8pm – 45 minutes each show, tickets required, reserve at Shop Pacifica upon check in. Free for members and children under 4, $3 per person general admission. Limited seating. Learn what stars, constellations, planets, and more can be seen in the skies above Hawaiʻi the night of the show.

Bishop Museum After Hours programming is generously supported by:


May 13 2022


5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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