Bernice P. Bishop Museum

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Bernice P. Bishop Museum

Description

The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, designated the Hawaiʻi State Museum of Natural and Cultural History, is a museum of history and science located in the Kalihi district of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu. Founded in 1889, it is the largest museum in Hawai'i and is home to one of the world's largest collections of natural history material from the Pacific region, with approximately 21 million specimens. The main collections include Entomology, Malacology, Botany, Ichthyology, Vertebrate Zoology (Birds, Mammals, Amphibians and Reptiles) and Marine Invertebrates. Bishop Museum is in the process of dramatically improving its digital resources, and is actively involved in the development of biodiversity information standards and associated services (particularly the Global Names Architecture).

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Administrative contact
Richard Pyle
Database Coordinator
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street 96817 Honolulu Hawaii United States 808-848-4115
Metadata author
Richard Pyle
Database Coordinator
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street 96817 Honolulu Hawaii United States 808-848-4115
Originator
Richard Pyle
Database Coordinator
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street 96817 Honolulu Hawaii United States 808-848-4115

doi:10.15468/s6ctus

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Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

Publication Date

Feb 24, 2015

Registration Date

Oct 23, 2012

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Taxonomic Coverage

Recent and fossil plants, algae, fungi and animals.

KINGDOM
Plantae (Plants, Algae), Fungi (Fungi), Animalia (Animals)

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Primarily focused on the tropical Indo-Pacific region, with an emphasis on Oceania.

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Primarily focused on the tropical Indo-Pacific region, with an emphasis on Oceania.

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Administrative contact
Holly Bolick
Database Coordinator
Bernice P. Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street 96817 Honolulu Hawaii United States 808-848-4115
Administrative contact
Arnold Suzumoto
Collections Manager
Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street 96817 Honolulu Hawaii United States 808-848-4130
Programmer
Robert Whitton
Consultant
Technical Innovations, Inc. Kaaawa Hawaii United States