About Our Collections
Hawaiian Mission Houses’ permanent collection holds over 3,000 pieces of material culture and more than 12,000 books, manuscripts, original letters, diaries, journals, illustrations and church records relating to 19th century life in Hawai’i.
Click here to preview some pieces in these virtual exhibits of daguerreotypes/ambrotypes, film negative and quilts from our permanent collections!
Historic Site Collections
We are currently reconstructing a hale pili with the help of expert hale builders Dwight Kauahikaua and Earl Kawa’a! Please email Elizabeth Po’oloa (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Operations and Collections, to learn from Uncles Earl and Dwight and get involved in this building project.
To schedule an in-person research visit or object viewing, fill out the form below and someone will get back to you within 7 days.