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Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum presents “Rapa Nui: The Untold Stories of Easter Island”

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum presents “Rapa Nui: The Untold Stories of Easter Island,” an original new exhibition that will showcase the museum’s extensive cultural and natural history collections and shed light on the intriguing island of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island. Drawing from recent studies conducted by Bishop Museum researchers and collaborators, the exhibit will highlight some lesser-known stories about the island. “Rapa Nui: The Untold Stories of Easter Island” will be on display in the Castle Memorial Building from Nov. 3, 2018–May 5, 2019.

2018-12-26T01:46:11-10:00News Release|

Unreal: Hawaiʻi in Popular Imagination

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi –Bishop Museum’s new exhibition Unreal: Hawaiʻi in Popular Imagination, on display July 14, 2018–January 27, 2019, presents rare, never-before-seen-together images and objects drawn from one of the largest private collections of Hawaiʻi-themed printed ephemera in existence.

2018-09-25T22:24:30-10:00News Release|

Bishop Museum Announces Significant New Acquisition

Bishop Museum is honored to announce the recent acquisition of a carved wooden ki‘i (image) representative of the Hawaiian god Kū. The ki‘i was purchased by Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne from the collection of Pierre and Claude Vérité through a public auction held at Christie’s Paris in November 2017.

2018-09-25T22:34:11-10:00News Release|