Kevin Houck elected Vice President of ARMA Hawaiʻi

Plant Records Manager and LIS student Kevin Houck (top right in image) has been elected to the board of directors of the Hawaiʻi branch of the non-profit professional Association of Records Management and Administrators — ARMA Hawaiʻi. Kevin humbly joins the ARMA Hawaiʻi board as a volunteer and representative of the National Tropical Botanical Garden […]

Love My Library Day participants waiving library support signs on the roadside

LIS Student Jones and Alumna Kakimoto Take Lead in Celebrating Love My Library Day

LIS Student Brooke Jones and alumna Krystal Kakimoto co-chaired Hawaii’s first-ever “Love My Library Day” on Saturday. They were joined by LIS students Rachel Jacobson, Brianne Imada, Serina Kerbaugh, and Jade Sunouchi. Faculty at the event included Meera Garud (who co-chairs HLA’s Advocacy Committee) and Professors Asato and Wertheimer, along with several adjunct faculty members. […]

Kimo Nichols completes American Archive of Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship

LIS student Kimo Nichols completed a year-long audiovisual preservation fellowship at ‘Ulu‘ulu: The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai‘i (“‘Ulu‘ulu”) at the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu, in partnership with the Biographical Research Center at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where he digitized and described 128 videotapes from the PBS Hawai‘i […]

Meera Garud joins the LIS faculty!

Please join us in welcoming Meera Garud to the LIS faculty in a new permanent Instructor position! Meera has served as full-time temporary Instructor with the LIS program since 2019, and she will continue to coordinate the school library preparation program. Her focus is on understanding how educators can help students graduate high school while […]

Keahiahi Long joins the LIS faculty!

Please join us in welcoming Assistant Professor Keahiahi Long to the LIS faculty in a new position dedicated to Hawaiian librarianship, starting in Fall 2023!  Keahiahi currently serves as Librarian at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, and has taught courses in Foundations of Hawaiian Collections, ‘A‘ole I Pau: Kanaka Worldviews and Librarianship, as well as […]

Three LIS faculty join inaugural Hulihia: Indigenizing the Social Sciences Curriculum cohort

LIS faculty members Meera Garud, Rich Gazan and Andrew Wertheimer were part of the first cohort of Hulihia: Indigenizing the Social Sciences Curriculum, along with Social Sciences instructors and faculty members Sanoe Burgess, Steven Bond-Smith and Subhashni Raj. Led by Kamakana Aquino, Hui ʻĀina Pilipili Coordinator for the College of Social Sciences, participants met weekly […]