Historical Hawaii: New Lyman Museum gallery portrays five different time periods

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald From left, Noelani Gomes, Malie Macanas, Maluhia Macanas and Ross Macanas watch a video inside the replica of the first K. Taniguchi camp store in the "Plantation Era" section of the new Island Heritage Gallery Friday at the Lyman Museum.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Cheryl Odani looks at artifacts in the "From the Sea We Came" section of the new Island Heritage Gallery Friday at the Lyman Museum.

After four years of designing, discussions and construction, the Lyman Museum in Hilo has reopened its second floor with an elaborate and modern Island Heritage Gallery.