"Museums" appears on-line every week, and Thursdays in the Star-Bulletin's "Community Calendar." Send notices to: Museums Calendar, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to

Thursday, August 22, 1996

Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 847-3511. "Sport," an interactive traveling exhibition about the science behind athletics, is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 2. Admission $14.95 general, $11.95 youths and seniors, free for children under 6.

Hawaiian quilt designs by Deborah Kakalia will be on display 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily through Aug. 23; free admission. Kakalia and her students will give quilting demonstrations.

"Forest Jewels" displays color photographs of Hawaiian forest birds and their habitats, through November.

Planetarium program "Life on Mars" features NASA's latest images documenting the research on the ancient meteorite, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. "Life" will be a double feature with "Aloha Kilolani: 35 Years of Hawaiian Skies." "Aloha," which recalls highlights from the Planetarium's history, also shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Included in general admission or $3.50. Call 847-8201 for evening reservations.

Hawaii's Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipahu St., 677-0110. Guided tours each hour, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donation $5 general, $3 students and seniors, free for children younger than 5.

Judiciary History Center, Ali'iolani Hale, 417 S. King St., 539-4999.

"Hawaii Under Martial Law" during World War II, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, or on weekdays by appointment.

Mission Houses Museum, 553 S. King St., 531-0481. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission $5 general; $4 seniors; $2 college students; $1 children; free for children younger than 3.

"'Umeke" features Hawaiian calabash bowls made from wood and gourds -- some contemporary, some from the 19th century -- in the Chamberlain House through Sept. 2. Admission $3.

A Thursday morning walking tour of nearby historic sites traces Honolulu's growth from village to capitol of the Hawaiian kingdom. Costs $7 general; $6 seniors; $4 college students; $3 youth. Call for reservations.

Pacific Aerospace Museum, Terminal Box 7, Honolulu International Airport, 839-0777. High-tech exhibits commemorate aviation and aerospace achievements in the Pacific. Open daily. Admission $3 general, $2.50 students, seniors and military, $1 children.

Tropic Lightning Museum, Carter Hall, Waianae Avenue, Schofield Barracks, 655-0438. Exhibits on the Barracks and the 25th Infantry Division in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Free admission 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

U.S. Army Museum, Battery Randolph, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki, 438-2821. Exhibits on Hawaii's military heritage, focusing on the Army. Free admission 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, 11 Arizona Memorial Drive, 423-1341. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission $8 general, $6 kama'aina, military and seniors, $3 children.

Wildlife Museum, 1190 Dillingham Blvd., 848-0660. Exhibit of animal specimens from six continents, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Admission $6.95 adults, $3.50 juniors ages 13 to 17, $2.50 juniors ages 6 to 12, free for kids younger than 6.

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