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Bishop Museum
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

-The largest museum in Hawaii is located in the Kalihi District of Honolulu. It has a large collection of ancient Polynesian and Hawaiian artifacts as well as exhibits featuring the Hawaiian Monarchy, Hawaii's missionary, plantation, and whaling history, and the history of Hawaii's many different ethnic groups. The Bishop Museum is also the home of the Jhamandas Watumull Planetarium, one of the largest insect research centers in the world, the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame, and the Pacific Science Association.

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Hawaiian Hall at the Bishop Museum
Copyright © Kathleen Walling Fry

Bishop Museum Photo Gallery
Thirteen photos of buildings, grounds, and exhibit halls of the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. Also includes pictures of hula performances on the stage in the Hawaiian Hall.

Hawaiian Hall Closed for Renovations: 2006-2008
In July of 2006, the Bishop Museum closed their three-floor Hawaiian Hall Gallery in order to begin a $20 million renovation project. The Hawaiian Hall is expected to open again in the Spring of 2008.

Jhamandas Watumull Planetarium
An educational and research facility on the grounds of the Bishop Museum that also produces planetarium shows for the general public.

Gressitt Center for Research in Entomology
This insect research center on the grounds of the Bishop Museum houses the third largest insect collection in the United States and the eighth largest in the world.

Hawaii Sport Hall of Fame
The Hawaii Sport Hall of Fame has venues at the Aloha Stadium, the Honolulu Airport, and on the campus of the Bishop Museum.

Operated by the Bishop Museum
- Hawaii Maritime Center (on Oahu near the Aloha Tower)
- Amy B. H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden (Big Island)

Based at the Bishop Museum
- Pacific Science Association

See also:
- Other Oahu Museums
- All Attractions on Oahu
- Activities on Oahu

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