Grades K-2 Programs

HOLOHOLO:  Transportation and Voyaging

How do we travel across land and sea? Explore different styles of travel in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. Our journey will take us through historic voyaging periods up to the present-day voyaging movement. Students will work together as a team of “canoe builders” to construct a model waʻa (canoe), and imagine life as a crew of ocean travelers.

Tales of Trash

To coincide with the Journeys: Heritage of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands exhibit take your class on an interactive adventure to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI).  Discover what marine debris is, where it comes from and how it affects the turtles, birds and marine life in the NWHI through storytelling, puppets and hands-on activities. Examine real ways you can help solve the marine debris problem. marine debris and bird boluses from the NWHI, and then identify.

Here Comes the Sun

Have fun learning about how the sun makes light and heat and why that is important for us living here on Earth!

Planetarium Presentation: Stories Under the Stars

An introduction to the night sky featuring constellation stories from several different cultures.

TRAVELLING BRICKS: An Exhibition Made of LEGO® Bricks

May 25, 2019 –  October 27, 2019

Immerse your family in the world of LEGO®possibilities at Bishop Museum!  Travelling Bricks: An Exhibition Made of LEGO® Bricks features displays constructed of nearly one million LEGO® blocks that will take you on a journey of land, sea, air, and space travel.