About Us

Welcome to the Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Natural History at BYU–Hawaii was established in 1978 and contains a large collection of vertebrates and invertebrates from Hawaii, the Pacific, and around the world.


Our mission:

  • Provide public education and outreach
  • Encourage research opportunities for undergraduates, graduates, and others
  • Support educational instruction at BYU-Hawaii


Our Staff:

Phillip L. Bruner

curator photo

Museum Director

Phillip L. Bruner 


Rachel Fears


Tour Supervisor

India Miller