Facility Rentals

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Mahalo for considering Bishop Museum for your event!  Bishop Museum is an exceptional fourteen acre site and an ideal setting for private or corporate events, from sit-down dinners and wedding receptions to corporate functions and cocktail parties.

Presenting world renowned collections of Hawaiian and Pacific artifacts, art, film, manuscripts, photographs and documents, Bishop Museum adds a new dimension to your events and offers your guests the opportunity to explore these treasures.  The Museum is also home to the Jhamandas Watumull Planetarium and The Richard T. Mamiya Science Adventure Center.

Please read this document for complete facility use information.

Atherton Hālau & Bowman Hālau Wa'a


Atherton Hālau & Bowman Hālau Wa’a – $1,650

Our most popular rental facility for everything from baby lū‘au to lectures! An adjacent private landscaped garden and terraced lānai is included for additional planned activities. Both audio/visual systems can be synced. Events can be held from 7am-2pm or 3pm-10pm (client set up and breakdown time included). An additional refundable security deposit of $500 is required upon reservation.

  • Twenty-five (25) 8’ banquet tables
  • Two hundred (200) chairs
  • 18’X9’ stage with 10 X 10 motorized projection screen
  • Projector can be rented at additional cost
  • Simple sound system (Microphone, iPod adapter, and CD player included)
  • Kitchen facility with a Household refrigerator/freezer and stove/oven for warming foods only
  • BBQ and open flame equipment is NOT allowed
  • Private Kāne and Wahine restrooms

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

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This three-acre lawn features a sweeping view of downtown Honolulu as well as historic Hawaiian Hall. Available for
evening (3pm-10pm) events only. An additional refundable security deposit of $500 is required upon reservation. For events over 2,501 guests the additional refundable security deposit is $1,000.

1 – 500 persons: $2,000
501 – 1,000 persons: $2,500
1,001 – 2,550 persons: $3,500
2,501 – 4,000 persons: $5,000

This facility area includes:

  • Scullery sink
  • Access to water & electricity
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Restroom access
  • Trash & recycling receptacles
  • Capacity: 800 banquet seating / 4,000 concert
    or festival-style event

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Gallery Lawns

Gallery Lawns – $1,300

The Gallery Lawns are perfect for an intimate wedding reception or cocktail party with the backdrop of majestic of Hawaiian Hall. Available for evening (3pm-10pm) events only. An additional refundable security deposit of $500 is required upon reservation.

Includes:

  • Scullery sink
  • Access to water & electricity
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Restroom access
  • Trash & recycling receptacles
  • Capacity: 250 banquet seating

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Muriel Flanders Lawn (Ceremony Only)

Muriel Flanders Lawn – $750
(Ceremony Only)

This beautiful garden setting is an exceptional place to host a wedding surrounded by tropical gardens. Available for evening (3pm-10pm) events only. This ceremony option covers up to 3 hours, including set-up and break-down. An additional refundable security deposit of $300 is required upon reservation.

This facility area includes:

  • White cushioned chairs, qty. 50 (additional
    chairs available for rent)
  • A simple lattice arch
  • Access to electricity
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Restroom access
  • Capacity: 100

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Hawaiian Courtyard & Hawaiian Hall Complex

Hawaiian Courtyard & Hawaiian Hall Complex – $3,500

Part of the historic Hawaiian Hall Complex, this is a beautiful site for entertaining guests. Whether hosting an elegant sit-down dinner or chic cocktail party, this indoor-outdoor location is sure to impress. Available for evening (3pm-10pm) events only. An additional refundable deposit of $1,000 is required to reserve the facility.

This facility area includes:

  • Scullery sink
  • Access to water & electricity
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Restroom access
  • Trash & recycling receptacles
  • Capacity: 175 banquet seating

For more information and availability contact us at events@bishopmuseum.org.

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Hale Ikehu

Hale Ikehu – $650

Set aside in our native Hawaiian garden, Nā Ulu o Kaiwi‘ula, this open pavilion is perfect for birthday parties or baby showers. The garden setting creates a unique meeting location. The rental period covers 7 hours, either from 7am-2pm or 3pm-10pm (client set up and breakdown time included). An additional refundable security deposit of $300 is required upon reservation.

This facility area includes:

  • Banquet tables (8’), qty. 5
  • Chairs, qty. 50
  • Capacity: 50

For more information and availability contact us at events@bishopmuseum.org.

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Pākī Conference Rooms I & II

Pākī Conference Rooms I & II – $100/hr

These private, air-conditioned rooms are conveniently located just steps away from the parking lot. The rental period covers use for up to 8 hours between 7am-10pm (client set up and breakdown time included). An additional refundable security deposit of $150 is required upon reservation.

Pākī I includes:

  • Projector & laptop can be rented at an additional cost
  • Drop-down projection screen
  • Tables and chairs
  • Capacity: 45 Theatre-style / 30 Classroom seating /
    25 Conference table seating

Pākī II includes:

  • A portable screen
  • Projector & laptop can be rented at an additional cost
  • Capacity: 45 Theatre-style / 30 Classroom seating /
    25 Conference table seating

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Pākī Conference Rooms I & II

Pākī Conference Room III – $150/hr

Our executive conference room is furnished with a fixed conference table, luxurious chairs, and conference speaker phone. An additional refundable security deposit of $150 is required upon reservation. Capacity: 10

Members at the Benefactor level and above enjoy a 10% discount on facility rentals

Campus-Wide Event

Campus-Wide Event

You can celebrate your special event with all the trimmings under the magical moonlight here at the Bishop Museum. Our signature Great Lawn will showcase your entertainment and our ever popular Atherton Halau may serve as your headquarter and programming facilities.

Everyone will be able to discover the hidden treasures of Hawaii’s yesteryears, present and future through out the galleries; our interactive Richard Mamiya Science Adventure Center, Castle Memorial Building exhibit halls, our showcase Hawaiian Hall, Polynesian Hall, The Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kahili Room, the Charles M. Long Gallery, and the mystery of our universe in the limited presentations at the Planetarium. Plan to be amazed at how unique your experience will become as part of our Hawaiian legacy.

For more information and availability contact us at events@bishopmuseum.org.

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