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Creatures of Hawaiʻi

Creatures of Hawaiʻi

This collection looks at the many roles filled by animals in the islands. Our archive contains materials that recognize and examine the places of both native and non-native animals in Hawaiʻi; from their activity in the wild to their positions as beloved companions and domesticated work animals.

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Jack Marr film

Jack Marr film

Jack Marr film includes shots from boat and underwater of sealife including dolphins, stingrays, sharks, Mahimahi (dolphin fish), Nenue (chub fish,...

Duration:
00:23:55
Lobster trapping at Necker Island June 1979

Lobster trapping at Necker Island June 1979

Film can says "Lobster trapping at Necker Island June 1979." Footage includes shots of rocks and ocean; a buoy attached to a lobster trap; people...

Duration:
00:22:23
Tuna behavior

Tuna behavior

Tuna swimming in a pool, and measurements being tracked. More tuna swimming in a school underwater as well as Mahimahi (dolphin fish), sunfish,...

Duration:
00:16:30
Mongoose

Mongoose

Footage includes a young mongoose being fed and being played with indoors. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1975.0034.0098

Duration:
00:02:01
Birds, Manu o Kū, fish, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Birds, Manu o Kū, fish, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Footage includes people on boat pulling fish out of the water; a shark; birds flying over the ocean; Manu o Kū (white tern) flying and perching;...

Duration:
00:33:43
Hawaii Atlantis Productions

Hawaii Atlantis Productions

Film can says: "Hawaii Atlantis Productions." Footage filmed in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands from land and boat. Footage includes a bucket of...

Duration:
00:17:53
Various shots filmed by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina and Ka ʻIo Productions

Various shots filmed by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina and Ka ʻIo Productions

This video includes footage of ʻAnianiau, ʻApapane, and ʻIʻiwi flitting around ʻŌhiʻa lehua trees and singing. Two segments from this video were...

Duration:
00:13:35
Bankoh and Bishop Museum : The Best of Treasures Volume 6

Bankoh and Bishop Museum : The Best of Treasures Volume 6

In celebration of Bishop Museum's 100th anniversary, Bank of Hawaiʻi and Bishop Museum present "The Best of Treasures" hosted by Brickwood...

Duration:
00:26:01
Alohaland Part 1 : The Island of Oahu 1934

Alohaland Part 1 : The Island of Oahu 1934

Tourism promotional program produced for the Hawaii Tourist Bureau that includes subjects such as Honolulu; flowers; the Royal Hawaiian Hotel;...

Duration:
00:19:35
Hawaiian Birds 1990

Hawaiian Birds 1990

Footage recorded by Paul Atkins on September 21, 1990 for the Bishop Museum Zoology Department cataloging 12 species of Hawaiian birds. Species...

Year:
1990
Duration:
00:11:38
On the Waves at Waikiki

On the Waves at Waikiki

On the Waves at Waikiki program filmed circa 1932 includes footage of Waikīkī Beach; the Royal Hawaiian Hotel; surfboard water-polo; surfing;...

Duration:
00:07:35
Yama hunts for pig May 27, 1995

Yama hunts for pig May 27, 1995

William "Yama" Kaholoaʻa, Tūtū Ruth's son, hunts for pig.

Duration:
01:16:16