Daily Programs 2017-10-29T14:51:21+00:00

Daily Schedule

Bishop Museum offers a full day of tours, programs, and presentations every day of the week.

  • 10:00 am

Nā Mea Makamae a Kahiko: Treasures of the Past

(25 min — Hawaiian Hall Complex front steps — Included with daily admission)

Learn about the culture and history of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific on this guided gallery tour.

  • 11:00 am

Nā Mea Makamae a Kahiko: Treasures of the Past

(25 min — Hawaiian Hall Complex front steps — Included with daily admission)

Learn about the culture and history of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific on this guided gallery tour.

In My Backyard – Planetarium

(25 min — Tickets $2.95)

A tour of the night sky with cartoons and song. Recommended for ages 8 years old and younger, and any adults in tow.

  • 11:30 am

Wayfinders – Planetarium

(25 min — Tickets $2.95)

This fulldome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation and find your own way to Tahiti from Hawaiʻi. Produced by Bishop Museum in collaboration with Polynesian Voyaging Society and 1001 Stories. The shorter version of our signature show.

  • 12:00 noon

The Hot Spot Rock: Lava Melt Demo for Kids!

(25 min — Science Adventure Center, Hot Spot Theater — Included with daily admission)

Learn about the formation of the Hawaiian Islands and Hawai’i’s volcanoes in this unique volcano show. See real lava poured out of our 2000 degree furnace! For children aged 2 – 10 years.

  • 12:30 pm

The Sky Tonight – Planetarium

(25 min — Tickets $2.95)

In this live program you’ll explore the current evening sky in Hawai’i under the guidance of one of our planetarium presenters, enhanced with our new fulldome Digistar 4 system. You’ll get a star map (yours to take home!) to help find tonight’s constellations and planets.

  • 1:00 pm

Nā Mea Makamae a Kahiko: Treasures of the Past

(25 min — Hawaiian Hall Complex front steps — Included with daily admission)

Learn about the culture and history of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific on this guided gallery tour.

  • 1:30 pm

Wayfinders – Planetarium

(50 min — Tickets $2.95)

This fulldome program puts you on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa as you explore traditional Polynesian navigation and find your own way to Tahiti from Hawaiʻi. Produced by Bishop Museum in collaboration with Polynesian Voyaging Society and 1001 Stories. The longer version of our signature show.

  • 2:30 pm

Meet Me At The Hot Spot: Lava Melt Demo

(25 min — Science Adventure Center, Hot Spot Theater — Included with daily admission)

Join us in our Hot Spot Theater to learn about volcanoes, and the creation of the Hawaiian Island chain. Don’t miss your chance to touch different lava rocks and explore the natural wonder of volcanoes in this unique show. See real lava poured out of our 2000 degree furnace!

  • 3:00 pm

Nā Mea Makamae a Kahiko: Treasures of the Past

(25 min — Hawaiian Hall Complex front steps — Included with daily admission)

Learn about the culture and history of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific on this guided gallery tour.

  • 3:30 pm

The Sky Tonight – Planetarium

(25 min — Tickets $2.95)

In this live program you’ll explore the current evening sky in Hawai’i under the guidance of one of our planetarium presenters, enhanced with our new fulldome Digistar 4 system. You’ll get a star map (yours to take home!) to help find tonight’s constellations and planets.

Programming and times are subject to change. Please check with the Admission Desk upon arrival.