LIS Alumni at SAA 2017

LIS Archives Program Coordinator Dr. Wertheimer joined a number of UHM LIS alumni and colleagues from Hawaiʻi at the Society of American Archivists 2017 Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. The conference featured several sessions dealing with diversity, immigration, technology, and indigenous collections. (A few other alumni who missed the Hawaiʻi informal dinner were not pictured)

Laurel Oshiro Wins HSTE Technology Award

Laurel Oshiro, elementary librarian at Sacred Hearts Academy and a LIS alumna, was one of two recipients of the 2016 Making IT Happen Award sponsored by the Hawaii Society for Teachers in Education (HSTE). She was honored for her outstanding work in staging and coordinating conferences called iTeach808: Empowering Hawaii’s Teachers in Technology. This series […]

An Evening with Felton Thomas, Jr.

Join us on February 6, 2017 for an evening with Felton Thomas, Jr. Felton is the Executive Director of the Cleveland Public Library System, President of the Public Library Association, and a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa LIS Program. The event is free, but registration is required. Parking is available in the […]

Tori Ann Ogawa Selected as 2017 Emerging Leader by ALSC

Congratulations to LIS alumna Tori Ann Ogawa on being selected by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) as its representative in the 2017 Emerging Leader program! Ogawa is the Harold W. McGraw Fellow at the Darien Library in Darien, Conn., where she works as a Children’s Librarian. In December 2015, she graduated with […]

LIS alumna Christin Lozano’s children’s book

Christin Lozano, class of 2006, has authored a children’s book titled Island Toes. Christin is also an HSPLS librarian at Kaimuki Public Library. Congrats! From the publisher’s site: What kinds of experiences do toes have in the islands? What places do one’s toes take them? On an island, one can expect to see plenty of toes! […]

Kurahara & Young Honored by Historic Hawai‘i Foundation

Jane Kurahara and Betsy Young, LIS alumnae, who have been long-time volunteers of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i (JCCH) and former school librarians, received the prestigious Frank Haines Award presented by the Hawaii Historic Hawai‘i Foundation in recognition of their lifetime commitment to preserving Hawai‘i’s heritage. The award was presented on May 27, 2016, […]