If you have a desire to learn about the natural treasures of the sea, then this establishment in Waikiki is the place to ... More
If you have a desire to learn about the natural treasures of the sea, then this establishment in Waikiki is the place to visit. There are fascinating exhibits on how coral and pearls transform into beautiful jewelry and works of art. Other exhibits showcase endangered plants and birds of the islands, and there's a wonderful area devoted to Hawaii's volcanic past. There is a for-sale area where you can pick up local arts and crafts made from the natural materials of the Hawaiian Islands.
What made this place nice was the friendliness of the staff. They had different items that were carved from precious or semi-precious stones. It would be good for a child who is interested in rock collecting too. They had really nice jewelry well-displayed and the prices were reasonable for the quality of the jewelry i.e. these were not cheap, costume jewelry pieces. They had limited parking.
Japanese influence is among the strongest cultural influences in Hawaii; however, Japanese residents still make an effort to preserve the
pure Japanese heritage, art, and culture of their past. To promote that end, the Cultural Center offers scholarships and ...
The impressive holdings of Hawaii's fine arts museum include one of the nation's finest collections of Asian art as well
as a 17,000 piece collection of graphic arts and artifacts from Hawaiian and other ancient civilizations around the world. ...
Protestant missionaries established their headquarters on this site in 1820. The prim New England style white Frame House dates to
1821. The Coral House, so named because it was built from blocks of coral, houses the original iron and ...