Preview of new LIS curriculum

Thanks to all the students, alumni and professionals who have participated in our ongoing curriculum review process! In Spring 2017, the LIS faculty approved the following framework for a revised curriculum, which we hope to have officially approved in time for the Fall 2018 semester. Highlights: Instead of a single list of core courses, students will be […]

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:

Faculty position available

We welcome applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty colleague to join us in the Spring 2018 semester. The ideal candidate will develop a research and instructional program integrating elements of library and information science with related units across the university. Researchers who locate their work in informatics, information organization and/or indigenous knowledge are especially encouraged to […]

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 […]

Caroline Lee Receives Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship

Caroline Lee, an LIS student, has received the Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship. Caroline will be using the $5,000 award toward her tuition. She thanks the interview panel and board for selecting her. She said: Teaching high school students have been tremendously rewarding and dedicating my life to my school and students has left me […]

Hōkū Kaʻahaʻāina Receives 2017-18 H.W. Wilson Scholarship

The LIS Program is pleased to announce that Hōkū Kaʻahaʻāina was selected as a recipient of the 2017-2018 H.W. Wilson Scholarship, which is generously funded by the H.W. Wilson Foundation. Hoku shared the following about herself with the LIS Program: After seven years of college on the mainland, study abroad, and teaching English in Japan […]