LTEC Award for MB Ogawa

Congratulations to Dr. Michael-Brian Ogawa, ICS associate faculty specialist, who was honored as one of 50 distinguished alumni by the College of Education’s Department of Learning Design and Technology. The special recognition ceremony that was held on August 5, 2017, was part of the LTEC Department’s 50th anniversary in which they honored “50 distinguished alumni […]

Promotion for Dr. Gazan

Congratulations to our own Dr. Rich Gazan on his recent promotion from Associate Professor to full Professor! A list of recent UH promotion and tenure recipients is available online at: https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/07/11/uh-2017-tenure-and-promotion-list/

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 […]

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, […]