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Shark Girl. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Channel

Free showings of the documentary ‘Shark Girl’ at the Lyman Museum on October 15 & 16, 2018

In partnership with the Smithsonian Channel, the Lyman Museum presents two free showings of the acclaimed documentary “Shark Girl” by divemaster and underwater filmmaker Madison Stewart, for whom nothing feels safer or more natural than diving straight into shark-infested waters.

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Stan Lawrence of Orchidland Surf Boards at Sunset Courtesy of Kai Bradley Beach. Photo courtesy of Bernie Baker

Robert Duerr presentation on surfing at Lyman Museum Sept. 17 & 18, 2018

Everyone knows that surfing is the sport that has been most associated with Hawai‘i. Robert Duerr has been the epitome of the “waterman” chasing the waves around the world, making it his career on and off the water for the past 51 years. His vividly illustrated program at the Lyman Museum will be an epic […]

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Captain Kiko featured at double-hulled canoe presentation at Lyman Museum Sept. 10 & 11, 2018

Across the broad Pacific, many cultural groups were known historically for transporting themselves in outrigger and/or double-hulled canoes—along coastlines, around atoll lagoons, and from one island to another, often spanning great distances. A spectacular example of the Polynesian double-hulled canoe is the wa‘a kaulua of Hawai‘i, still crafted and used today. Sailor and canoe builder […]

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Kolea book author Susan Scott presentation at the Lyman Museum Monday (Sept 25)

Also back by popular demand to the Lyman Museum, Hawai‘i’s esteemed naturalist Susan Scott discusses and illustrates Kōlea, Pacific Golden-Plovers (Pluvialis fulva), in her 2016 book (coauthored with plover expert Oscar W. Johnson), Hawai‘i’s Kōlea: The Amazing Transpacific Life of the Pacific Golden-Plover.

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Some of the cast and crew of the Katsu Goto movie project at the D. Uchida Farm - Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

The Making of a Documentary: The Story of Katsu Goto at the Lyman Museum (March 6-7)

Katsu Goto’s incredible but true story, a powerful saga of hope and inspiration arising from tragedy, is the subject of a remarkable new documentary about a poignant chapter in Hawai‘i’s history.

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Lyman Museum offers free admission for military May 31-Sept 3, 2016

This summer, the Lyman Museum will once again be participating in Blue Star Museums program. As a Blue Star Museum, we will be offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from May 31 through September 3. More than 2,000 museums throughout the U.S. are participating in 2016!

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Let’s talk lizards at the Lyman Museum Monday (Aug 25)

On Monday (Aug 25) at the Lyman Museum, Dr. William Mautz talks about lizards: their habits and habitats, how and when they came to Hawaii, and the future of them.

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Lei created from `alilea shells

Lyman Museum to hold Ni‘ihau ‘Alilea shell workshops

For the very first time ever, men (and women too!) will have the opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind Ni‘ihau shell lei that traditionally is made and worn by men for very special occasions such as a wedding, or a hula hālau performance.

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Alika Tejada, pūkaua (war leader) for the High Chief at Pu`ukoholā Heiau.

‘Hawaiian Weapons of War’ at Lyman Museum Monday (April 7)

On Monday, April 7, from 7-8:30 p.m., Alika Tejada, pūkaua (war leader) for the High Chief at Pu`ukoholā Heiau near Kohala, presents a riveting program at the Lyman Museum on the manufacture and use of nā mea kaua, the traditional Hawaiian weapons of war.

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UH-Hilo was a pre-service training site for Peace Corps volunteers, 1962—1972. Photo by John and Peggy Bromley

Lyman Museum to screen ‘Sending Aloha Abroad’ film about Peace Corps

From 1962 to 1972, parts of the Hawaiian Islands (including remote locations on Moloka`i and the Big Island) became pre-departure training sites for some 7,500 Peace Corps volunteers, who would go on to provide assistance in villages throughout Asia and the Pacific region. “Sending Aloha Abroad” (an official selection for the 2013 Hawai`i International Film […]

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Big Isle programs awarded HTA cultural funds

Big Isle programs awarded HTA cultural funds

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state agency for tourism, with guidance from the Hawaiian Cultural Program Advisory Council (HCPAC), has selected 27 programs to receive funding through its Kukulu Ola – Living Hawaiian Culture Program (LHCP) in 2010. “The Hawaiian culture is an integral part of our islands’ identity that sets us […]

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Lyman Museum presents 'Grandfather's House'

Lyman Museum presents ‘Grandfather’s House’

    Lyman Museum presents ‘Grandfather’s House’ MEDIA RELEASE Grandfather’s House is a special exhibit now on display at Hilo’s Lyman Museum.  The exhibit is completely immersive, allowing visitors to step back in time to life in rural Korea during the 1930s.  The house, featuring period furnishings and décor, represents a traditional single-story Korean home […]

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Lyman Museum hosting photo exhibit through October

Lyman Museum hosting photo exhibit through October

MEDIA RELEASE Salvaged from trash cans in 1964 and then stashed in archives for decades, a collection of glass plate photographs capturing life in the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1883-1905 has been resurrected in Na Pai Kii o Brother Bertram. As the first Marianist principal of St. Louis College (now St. Louis School in Honolulu), […]

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Lyman Museum hosts Smithsonian food exhibition

MEDIA RELEASE The Lyman Museum, in cooperation with the Hawaii Council for the Humanities, is hosting “Key Ingredients: America by Food,” a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition showcasing the historical, regional and social traditions that merge in everyday meals and celebrations of the American table. The exhibit runs through Jan. 31. Museum members receive free admission; […]

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