Hoku and Hops

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Friday November 15

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6:30 PM  –  10:00 PM

Hōkū and Hops


Bishop Museum’s J. Watumull Planetarium Presents Hōkū and Hops
Friday, November 15, 2019

6:30 - 7:45 p.m. - Doors open. Check in, enjoy planetarium lobby exhibits and views from the observation deck and a selection of beer and wine from the cash bar.

7:45 p.m. - Bar closes, seating begins.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Planetarium show presentation. 

9:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Cash bar re-opens, star gazing through our observatory telescope, on the observation deck, and Hawaiian Astronomical Society telescopes on the lawn. Weather permitting.


Online Registration Required:

Adult w/ Beverage: $20

General Adult: $15

Members receive 10% off tickets

Stargaze with friends at Hōkū & Hops — a 21+ event held every other month in the J. Watumull Planetarium. Arrive for pau hana from 6:30–7:45 featuring local craft brews and featured wines before the planetarium show at 8 pm, then gather in the observatory from 9–10 pm to experience the night sky for yourself! Advanced ticket purchase required and bar is cash only.


- Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and seating begins at 7:45 p.m.

- Event is ages 21+ only. For an all audiences evening planetarium show please see details for The Stars      Tonight, held the first Saturday of every month.

Tickets are fully refundable until 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the show. Refunds can be issued    over the phone at (808) 847-3511 or in person at the main admission desk. Less than 30 minutes before        the scheduled start of the show, ticket sales are non-refundable.


- There is no late seating, please arrive by 7:45 p.m.

- The planetarium is fairly cool, you may want to bring a light sweater.

- Evening parking is $3, please be sure to pay at the parking kiosk or have your member parking sticker on      your dash.

- Members please sign in before you register in order to receive your member's discount. If it is your first        time to register online please create a login and password. If you are a member, you must use the name        and contact information for the primary member on your membership account to be recognized as a              member in the system. Once you’ve completed the form, simply sign out.

- Special & after-hours Museum programming does not include Member guests benefits

- For additional information about evening planetarium programs, please call (808) 847-3511.