Tenure & Promotion for Dr. Irvin

Congratulations to Dr. Vanessa Irvin for her recent tenure approval and promotion from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor!  Dr. Irvin is the lead advisor for our Public Librarianship Pathway and is currently Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Information, Diversity & Inclusion. She is also Principal Investigator for the Hui ‘Ekolu grant project and mentor […]

Introducing the New LIS Logo!

This semester, the LIS Program teamed up with Graphic Design Professor Chae Lee Ho’s senior seminar class of nine students to redesign the LIS Program’s logo. After much time and effort on the students’ part, we have decided on Jana Sasaki’s design: The new logo uses navigation and wayfinding as its main theme, with an […]

Update: Working Together at a Distance

The LIS Faculty & Staff wish to acknowledge your patience and understanding as we have all dealt with changes taking place to both our Program and University during the COVID-19 crisis. We offer the following statement to you all in hopes that we can continue working together to weather the changes while continuing to provide […]

Diane Mokuau Receives HSTA Award

Diane Mokuau, librarian at Molokai High and Intermediate, received the 2019 S.T.A.C.Y. Award for Teaching Excellence from the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA). She is a 1998 alumna of the LIS program. The S.T.A.C.Y. Award for Teaching Excellence was established to celebrate the outstanding work of the late Stacy Nishina, a public school teacher, longtime […]

Aloha Christian!

by Gregory Stock, LIS graduate student Four years ago, Christian DeLay began serving as the Program Coordinator of the UH Mānoa Library and Information Science Program, but he recently announced that this coming December he will be resigning and moving back to California. While students and faculty of the LIS Program at UH are grieving […]

ALAsc Headed to ALA Midwinter

Several members of the UHM LIS ALA student chapter will be attending 2019 ALA Midwinter Conference in Seattle and ALAsc is covering the registration costs of three students: Cheri Ebisu, Sarah Nakashima, and Ellen-Rae Cachola. ALAsc has been running fundraisers since this summer to be able to sponsor this and the group is really excited […]