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Spineless Wonders: Rising From the Deep

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum presents a new exhibition that gives visitors a rare glimpse into the undersea world of marine invertebrates through both an artistic and scientific lens.


Bishop Museum Press Reprints Lā‘au Hawai‘i: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants

Bishop Museum Press has reprinted the classic work, “Lā‘au Hawai‘i: Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants,” in celebration of the 100th birthday of the author, Dr. Isabella Aiona Abbott (1919–2010).


Bishop Museum Appoints Jillian Swift as Museum’s New Archaeologist

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum has hired Jillian Swift as the museum’s new archaeologist.

Past Press Releases

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – Two artists have been selected to explore the rich archives of Bishop Museum Library & Archives in a pilot Wānanga | Wānana Residency offered by Bishop Museum in partnership with Creative New Zealand. The successful art practitioners, chosen from an impressive range of quality applications, are: Ngahina Hohaia (Taranaki, Ngāti Moeahu, Ngāti Haupoto) and Julian Arahanga (Te Atihaunui-a-Paparangi).

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