"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, June 5, 1997


Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 847-3511. Explore fishing traditions of the Cook Islands, 7 p.m. June 9, Ocean Planet exhibit gallery. Dr. Jon Tikivanotau Jonassen will share tales and anecdotes. Doors open at 6 p.m. to view the "Ocean Planet" exhibit. Free.


Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 847-3511. "Ocean Planet" exhibit being held through Oct. 5. Admission: $6.95-$14.95. Keiki can enter free with a Daiei receipt showing the purchase of a Kraft Foods product. Receipts must be dated from May 18 to June 14.

"Royal Treasures," kahili and other monarchy treasures, on view indefinitely. Admission: $14.95 adults; $11.95 children ages 6-17. Kamaaina rates also available.

Hawaii's Plantation Village, 94-695 Waipahu St., 677-0110. Guided tours each hour, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donation $5 general, $4 students and seniors, free for children younger than 5.

Judiciary History Center, Aliiolani 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. Nineteenth Annual Exhibition of Hawaiian Quilts, on view through July 12. Highlights include quilts produced by male quilters from Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island. Exhibit hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays. 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.

Kamaaina Day -- when Hawaii residents are admitted free and children can play 19th-century games -- will be on the second Saturday of the month.

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 kamaaina, 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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