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Bishop Museum

1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawaii
Founded by the late Charles Reed Bishop in memory of his wife, Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, who was the last descendant of the royal Kamehameha family. It preserves and tells the stories of the cultures and natural history of Hawaii and the Pacific including the royal family's heirlooms.

Each year the Watumull Planetarium at Bishop Museum provides a calendar of celestial events for the Hawaiian Islands - the dates and times of meteor showers, moon phases, eclipses and star maps, among others.

The museum also operates the Hawaii Maritime Center, next to Aloha Tower Marketplace, and the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden on the island of Hawaii.
Hours & Admission
Museum: Wednesday to Monday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hours Planetarium: Wednesday to Monday; 30-45 minute shows; varying topics. Closed December 25. Admission.
Near downtown Honolulu and the airport. From Waikiki, take Kalakaua Ave. (toward Diamond Head). Turn left at Kapahulu Ave. and travel 1.5 miles. Take Hawaii Interstate 1 west for approx. five miles, and then take exit 20A to merge on Route 63 (Likelike Highway) west. Turn right at Bernice.
Photo by: Linny Morris. Photo Courtesy: Bishop Museum
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