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Exploring Honolulu’s Museums



Bishop Museum has the state’s largest collection of Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts as well as a planetarium. It is open 9am through 5pm daily. For more information, call 808-847-3511 or check out


Hawaii State Art Museum has various exhibits and four galleries of exhibits. There is also a gift shop and a café. It is open 10am through 4pm Tuesday through Saturday, except state and federal holidays. Entry is free. For more information, call 808-586-0300 or check out


Hawaiian Railway Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving, restoring, and protecting Hawaii’s railroading history. It’s the only operating railroad museum in the state. Fully narrated, ninety-minute rides are available at 3pm on Saturdays; 1pm and 3pm on Sundays; all first come, first serve. The fare is $8. For more information, call 808-681-5461 or check out


Honolulu Museum of Art has world-caliber exhibitions as well as traditional Asian and Hawaiian art. There is a café, gardens, and gift shop. Admission is $10 if you are over 17; free if you are 17 and under. It’s open 10am through 4:30pm Tuesday through Saturday and1pm through 5pm Sunday. For more information, call 808-532-8700 or check out


Cites: O’ahu This Week; Welcome to O’ahu



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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