Explore Our Collections

Bishop Museum collections from Hawaii and the Pacific are among the largest and most important in the world.

Into the Field

Learn about the research projects Bishop Museum scientists are working on in the Hawaiian Islands and the greater Pacific Basin.

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Science Adventure Center

Visitors become active participants in exploring areas of science in which Hawai‘i has gained international recognition for cutting edge research – including volcanology, oceanography, and biodiversity.

Daily Lava Pour

Planetarium Shows

Library and Archives


Bishop Museum Press

Over 125 Years of Print At Your Fingertips! Search our titles and purchase online. Shipping is now available!

Ka ‘Elele – The Journal of the Bishop Museum

Ka ‘EleleThe Journal of the Bishop Museum

Museum Blogs

Explore our collections, their stories, and the research they fuel. Bishop Museum's 25,000,000 objects all have tales to tell!

Online Data

We are pleased to share with the public some of the many databases and online resources that help our researchers analyze and study Hawai‘i and the Pacific region.

Online Learning Center

This is your one stop shop for all museum educational resources for K-12, higher education and informal education.

Hawai`i Alive

Explore Hawaiian Culture and History through incomparable treasures from our collections.