Paula Pua Member Spotlight

Paula Pua Back To Membership Members are the heart of our Bishop Museum ʻOhana! Meet Paula, a Bishop Museum Patron member from Hilo!  We’d love to hear your #BishopMuseumStory! If you’re willing to share, please reach out to us through this form. Why did you decide to become a member of Bishop Museum? Even though we are […]

He Aupuni Palapala

He Aupuni Palapala Back to Library & Archives Cover Image: Printing press image featured in the article, “Ke Alaula,” which describes the processes involved in the production of the newspaper. Ke Alaula, July 1868, p. 14.   Dear Readers,  Welcome to our page featuring blog posts for He Aupuni Palapala: Preserving and Digitizing the Hawaiian Language Newspapers. This will be a place where we talk about the history […]

Lynda Asato

Home Page Image of Lynda Asato. Members are the heart of our Bishop Museum ʻOhana! Meet Lynda, a Bishop Museum Patron member from Honolulu!   We’d love to hear your #BishopMuseumStory! If you’re willing to share, please reach out to us through this form.  Why did you decide to become a member of Bishop Museum?  I have […]

Mary Therese Perez Hattori

Mary Therese Perez Hattori Home Page Members are the heart of our Bishop Museum ʻOhana! Meet Mary, a Bishop Museum Member. We’d love to hear your #BishopMusuemStory! If you’re willing to share, please reach out to us through this form. Why did you decide to become a member of Bishop Museum? As an educator, community […]

Patience Namaka Wiggin

Home Page He Hoʻālohaloha no Patience Elmay Namakauahoaokawenaulaokalaniikiikikalaninui Wiggin Bacon. An expression of aloha for our dear Aunty Pat who left on the path of no return on January 23, 2021, at the age of 100. Within her lived the legacies of those committed to preserving the invaluable knowledge of the past. Her own dedication […]

Mai Kinohi Mai Livestream & Talk Story

Mai Kinohi Mai Livestream & Talk Story Home Page Mahalo for joining our virtual talk story and exhibit walk through!   By Justine Espiritu, Director of Membership & Annual Giving at Bishop Museum  Mahalo to those who joined us on Wednesday, January 27 for the virtual talk story and exhibit walk through of Mai Kinohi Mai: Surfing in Hawaiʻi with exhibit curator DeSoto Brown, exhibit designer Michael Wilson, […]

Conquering My Fears in the Vertebrate Zoology Collection

Conquering My Fears in the Vertebrate Zoology Collection Home Page My name is Andrea, and I’m a first grade teacher at Mililani Waena Elementary School. Science has always been a weaker area for me, and with the update of science standards and the new approach for teaching them, I knew I needed help. So when […]

Hoʻoheno kēia no ka pua o Maleka

[Photo: Helen Roberts meeting with a mele informant at her cottage near Waimea, Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi, in 1923. SP 209936.] Hoʻoheno kēia no ka pua o Maleka Happy Mele Monday! “I have seen Mrs. Helen H. Roberts, and have additional evidence regarding her skill in recording…she impresses me as an efficient woman, whose pleasing personality would […]

E Ho‘okonākonā, e wehe, e kala

[Photo: Sugar cane irrigation ditch; Hawai‘i. Photo by Elias Shura. SP 108819.] E Ho‘okonākonā, e wehe, e kala Happy Mele Monday! Contributed to the collection by Theodore Kelsey, today’s featured mele is a pule kala hana aloha, or a prayer freeing an individual from love magic. According to Pukui, the laukona variety of sugar cane […]