Drs. Asato & Wertheimer win 2019 IJIDI Outstanding Paper Award

Drs. Asato and Wertheimer’s recent peer-reviewed publication, “Library Exclusion and the Rise of Japanese Bookstores in Prewar Honolulu” (International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion – IJIDI, Spring 2019 issue, volume 3, issue 1), was voted by the journal’s editorial board for the 2019 IJIDI Outstanding Paper Award in the category of “Research Articles.” Referees […]

Vanda Moore Wins LIS Blair Award

Congratulations to Vanda Moore, the fall 2019 recipient of the Robert and Rita Blair Memorial Award. This coveted award is presented to graduating students who show special promise in providing library services to children and youth. The LIS faculty select the awardees based on high academic standing and strong evidence of professional leadership. Vanda has served […]

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 […]

Dr. Asato Wins Archives Award

Dr. Noriko Asato was awarded the 2018 Lei Lau Kukui Mentor & Educator Award by the SAA-Student Chapter for her supporting excellence in archival internships. The award was also given to Leilani Dawson and Helen Wong Smith of the UH Mānoa Archives. Previous recipients include archival faculty and adjuncts Deborah Dunn, Nicolita Garces, and Andrew […]

Lori Chun Receives ADK Award

Lori Chun, librarian at Kaimuki High School and an alumnus of the UHM LIS Program, is being awarded an Excellence in Education Award by Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK). She will be recognized at the ADK Northwest/Southwest Regional Conference in Anchorage, Alaska, in July. ADK is a national organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, […]

SAA-sc Inaugural Lei Lau Kukui Awards

Archives professionals Deborah Dunn, Nicolita Garces, and Dr. Andrew Wertheimer were awarded the Lei Lau Kukui Awards by the SAA-sc in honor of their significant support of archival education, mentoring, and leadership in Hawaiʻi. Awards were presented at the Association of Hawaiʻi Archivists 2016 holiday social. Deborah Dunn works as Book Conservation Treatment Specialist in […]