"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 28, 1997


Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 847-3511. "The Sky Tonight," 7 p.m. Sept. 1, Planetarium. Cost: $3.50. Reservations required. Call 847-8201.


Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., 847-3511. "Mars 360 Degree Panorama Display of Mars" shows the Pathfinder's most recent views of Mars. Highlights include an 8-foot-long photograph of the "Monster Pan." The display will be continuously updated as more images arrive. On view daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Planetarium.

"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-June 14.

"Journey by Starlight/Oceans in Space Update" presents information about the Mir Space Station's recent accident, 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m daily; and 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, planetarium. Reservations recommended for evening shows.

"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.-3 p.m. Donation $5 general, $4 students and seniors, free for children younger than 5.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 2454 S. Beretania St., 945-7633. "Objects of Antiquity," on view Wednesdays-Sundays, through Sept. 6.

"Okage Sama De: I am what I am because of you," a permanent exhibit chronicling the Japanese in Hawaii.

Judiciary History Center, Aliiolani Hale, 417 S. King St., 539-4999. "Hawaii Under Martial Law" during World War II, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, or on weekdays by appointment.

Mission Houses Museum, 553 S. King St., 531-0481. 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.-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.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, 11 Arizona Memorial Drive, 423-1341. Open 8 a.m.-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.-4:30 p.m. daily. Admission $6.95 adults, $3.50 juniors ages 13-17, $2.50 juniors ages 6-12, free for kids younger than 6.

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