School Tours
Contact Mike Smola (808) 447-3914

Availability
Tuesday – Friday
9:00 AM and 9:30 AM
Special arrangements can be made for programs on weekends or at different times. Groups are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes before scheduled start time.


Admission
$4 per student, minimum 10 students. Scholarships are available to cover transportation!

Chaperones
1 adult per 15 students is allowed free. All chaperones are expected to stay with their students. Each adult over this ratio is $8.00


On-Site Programs

School programs at the Hawaiian Mission Houses encourage vocabulary development, critical thinking skills,  address a number of Hawai‘i State Standards (DOE), and are aligned with Common Core where appropriate. Our programs and activities are arranged by themes.  If a program appeals to you but is not geared toward your students’ grade level, please contact us to see how we might be able to accommodate you. Please choose the theme or themes that best apply to what you are teaching in the classroom, and then pick the activities you wish to have your students experience during your visit.  You may choose multiple themes and activities. Time frames for each activity are given. The activities may add up to only 2 hours. There are also suggested pre-visit and post-visit extension activities available upon request.

Changes in Missionary Life 
Pick 2 of these 15-minute activities
Why the Missionaries came to Hawai‘i (For grades K – 4 or grades 5 – 8)
Class Map of the Missionary Journey (For grades K – 4)
Journey to the Hawaiian Islands (For grades 5 – 8)
Changes at the Mission Houses and Church (For grades K – 4 or grades 5 – 8)

Literacy and Education 

Pick 1 of these 30-minute activities
Printing Press (For grades K – 4 or grades 5 – 8)
Quill Writing (For grades K – 4 or grades 5 – 8)
Letters Written to the ABCFM (For grades 5 – 8)

Ho‘ike 
30-minute activity
Students will participate in a school ho‘ike (examination) as described in an 1831 letter from Rev. Reuben Tinker using 
period materials like a slate pencil and slate.

1821 Mission House Tour
30-minute activity 
A tour of the 1821 Mission House tailored to meet DOE standards for different grade levels

Medical Collaboration in Dr. Judd’s Dispensatory
30-minutes activity
Experience being Dr. Judd’s apprentice in 19th century Hawaiian and Western Medicine. Learn about medical practice, basic anatomy, and how Dr. Judd combined both Western and Hawaiian remedies in his own practice. Students will be able to prepare 19th century remedies like Brandreth’s Pills and its Hawaiian equivalent. 

Missionary Daily Life/Lifestyle 
Pick 2 of these 15-minute activities
Chores (For grades K – 4 or grades 5 – 8)
Games (For grades K – 4)
Candle Making (For grades K – 4 or grades 5 – 8)
Play and Leisure (For grades 5 – 8)

Young Archivists At Work
30-minute activity
Analysis of Photographs and Primary Source Documents

Depository Exchange 
30-minute activity
Use math and interpersonal skills to trade for needed materials using primary source documents as a guide to monetary values

Perspective Through Music 
30-minute activity
Analyze song lyrics and structures to learn how Hawaiian music changed in the 19th century 

Hawai‘i State Standards (DOE)

Class Map of the Missionary Journey 

K – SS.K.7.1, SS.K.7.2
Grade 2 – SS.2.7.2
Grade 3 – SS.3.7.5
Grade 4 – SS.4.7.2
Grade 5 – SS.5.1.1, SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.2.2
Grade 7 – SS.7HHK.3.3, SS.7PI.3.1
Grade 8 – SS.8.2.2

Changes at the Mission Houses and Church 
K – SS.K.1.1, SS.K.7.1
Grade 1 – SS.1.1.1, SS.1.7.1
Grade 2 – SS.2.7.1, 
Grade 3 – SS.3.2.1, SS.3.7.1
Grade 4 – SS.4.1.1, SS.4.7.3
Grade 5 – SS.5.1.1
Grade 6 – SS.6.1.1, SS.6.6.1
Grade 7 – SS.7HHK.1.1, SS.7HHK.7.1, SS.7PI.3.1, SS.7PI.7.1

Printing Press 
Grade 1 – SS.1.2.1
Grade 2 – SS.2.2.1, SS.2.6.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.1.1, SS.3.6.3
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.3, SS.4.3.7, SS.5.6.3
Grade 5 – SS.5.1.1, SS.5.2.1
Grade 6 – SS.6.1.1, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7HHK.1.1, SS.7HHK.3.3
Grade 8 – SS.8.4.3

Quill Writing

Grade 1 – SS.1.2.1, SS.1.3.1
Grade 2 – SS.2.2.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.2.1, SS.3.6.3
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.3, SS.4.3.7
Grade 5 – SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.1.1, SS.6.2.2, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7PI.3.1, SS.7PI.3.2
Grade 8 – SS.8.2.2

1821 Mission House Tour
K – SS.K.8.1
Grad e 1– SS.1.2.1, SS 1.3.1, SS.1.8.1
Grade 2 – SS.2.2.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.6.3
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.3
Grade 5 – SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.1.1, SS.6.2.2, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7PI.3.1, SS.7PI.3.2

Medical Collaboration in Dr. Judd’s Dispensatory

Grade 1 – SS.1.2.1
Grade 2 – SS.2.7.3
Grade 3 – SS.3.6.2, SS.3.6.3
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.3, SS.4.6.3

Letters to the ABCFM

Grade 5 – SS.5.2.1, SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.2.1, SS.2.2, SS.6.6.1
Grade 7 – SS.7HK.3.3
Grade 8 – SS.8.2.2

Chores
Grade 1 – SS.1.5.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.1.1, SS.3.3.1, SS.3.6.1
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.7
Grade 5 – SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.2.2, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7PI.3.5
Grade 8 – SS.8.3.9

Games
Grade 1 – SS.1.5.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.1.1, SS.3.3.1, SS.3.6.1
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.7
Grade 5 – SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.2.2, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7PI.3.5

Candle Making

Grade 1 – SS.1.5.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.1.1, SS.3.3.1, SS.3.6.1
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.7

Ho‘ike 
Grade 1 – SS.1.2.1, SS.1.3.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.6.2, SS.3.6.3

Grade 4 – SS.4.1.1, SS.4.3.3, SS.4.3.7, SS.4.6.3 

Young Archivists 
at Work
Grade 1 – SS.1.5.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.1.1, SS.3.3.1, SS.3.6.1
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.7
Grade 5 – SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.1.1, SS.6.2.2, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7PI.3.1, SS.7PI.3.2
Grade 8 – SS.8.2.2

Depository Exchange
Grade 1 – SS.1.5.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.1.1, SS.3.3.1, SS.3.6.1
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.7

Perspective Through Music
K – SS.K.6.1
Grade 1 – SS.1.6.1
Grade 2 – SS.2.6.1
Grade 3 – SS.3.6.3
Grade 4 – SS.4.3.3, SS.4.6.1
Grade 5 – SS.5.2.2
Grade 6 – SS.6.1.1, SS.6.2.2, SS.6.7.3
Grade 7 – SS.7PI.3.1, SS.7PI.3.2
Grade 8 – SS.8.2.2

Historic Site Hours

Public Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Administrative Offices
Monday - Saturday
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Map of Historic Site
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Booking a school tour
Call 808-447-3914 to schedule one of these programs

Costs for tours
$4 per student
1 adult for every 15 students free, $8 per adult over the ratio

Busing/transportation for underserved communities in rural, outlying O‘ahu communities is offered on an as-needed basis.