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Interior of a natural history museum with a large whale model suspended above exhibits and visitors exploring the displays.
April 12, 2024
Bishop Museum Announces New Installation Coming to its Hawaiian Hall Treasure Case,
Faith and Philanthropy: Queen Emma Kaleleonālani’s Visit to England, 1865-1866

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, the State of Hawai‘i Museum of Natural and Cultural History, announces a new installation coming to historic Hawaiian Hall in its third floor Treasure Case: Faith and Philanthropy: Queen Emma Kaleleonālani’s Visit to England, 1865-1866 (“Faith and Philanthropy”), opening Friday, July 19, 2024.

Collage of outdoor and indoor event activities, including presentations, interactive exhibits, and children's engagement with educational content.
April 4, 2024
Bishop Museum Presents the 2024 Science & Sustainability Festival

Held the Saturday before Earth Day, the Festival brings together Museum scientists, educators, cultural practitioners, and more than 30 community partners to highlight the ongoing work needed to protect our islands’ biodiversity and build a sustainable future for Hawaiʻi.

Graphic poster for an "after hours" event at bishop museum scheduled for 4.12.24 from 5 pm to 9 pm with a tropical and bohemian design theme.
March 28, 2024
Bishop Museum April 2024 Exhibitions, Public Programs, and Events

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum shares its April 2024 exhibitions, public programs, and events. April sees the return of the Science & Sustainability Festival to Bishop Museum’s campus. This signature event brings together Museum scientists, educators, cultural practitioners, and community partners to highlight the ongoing work needed to protect our precious biodiversity and build a sustainable future for Hawaiʻi.

Three herbarium specimens mounted on paper with scientific labels.
March 21, 2024
Bishop Museum’s Botany Collection Attains Digitization Milestone

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, the State of Hawai‘i Museum of Natural and Cultural History, has attained a digitization milestone in its Botany collection: featuring the largest Hawaiian plant collection in the world, all 180,000-plus specimens are now digitally accessible to the public.

A person in traditional attire receiving a token from another individual during a ceremonial event, with onlookers in the background.
March 14, 2024
Bishop Museum Invites Media to Hōʻike Celebrating the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, the State of Hawai‘i Museum of Natural and Cultural History, invites members of the news media to a private hōʻike celebrating the peoples, cultures, and connections of the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC).

An image of a bull with a leaf on it.
March 5, 2024
Bishop Museum Hosts Media Preview of Its Newest Exhibition, Corned Beef & Kalo

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, the State of Hawai‘i Museum of Natural and Cultural History, invites members of the news media to an exclusive, pre-opening, closed-door preview of its newest exhibition, Corned Beef & Kalo.

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