Collections

About Our Collections

The Museum’s collection holds over 3,000 Hawaiian, Western, and Pacific artifacts and more than 12,000 books, manuscripts, original letters, diaries, journals, illustrations and Hawaiian church records. 

Click here to preview some pieces in these virtual exhibits of daguerreotypes/ambrotypes, film negative and quilts from our permanent collections!

Historic Buildings

Historic Site Collections

Cemetery

VOLUNTEER/LEARNING OPPORTUNITY:​

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 (epooloa@missionhouses.org), Director of Operations and Collections, to learn from Uncles Earl and Dwight and get involved in this building project.

EXPLORE OUR
collections!

To schedule an in-person meeting with our collections manager, fill out the form below and someone will get back to you within 7 days.