Keku'iapoiwa Learning Center, Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i High School

16-719 Volcano Rd., Kea'au, HI 96749

Internship Description

Internship will provide intern with field experience in the following areas: collection development, information literacy instruction, and curation of Hawaiian online resources. Internship will introduce intern to two library tracks which are: School Library Track due to school setting and Special Library Track due to extensive Hawaiian Collection offered in support of ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).

Library/Collection Description

Keku’iapoiwa Learning Center’s collection includes General, Fiction, and Hawaiian books. Our Hawaiian collection is quite extensive due to Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i Campus’ focus on ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).

Required Qualifications

Completion of LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services

Desired Qualifications

Prior knowledge of Hawaiian language, history, and culture

Prior knowledge of Hawaiian resource databases

Open to learning about serving Young Adults (Gr. 9-12)

Prior knowledge of Native Hawaiian community

Weekly Schedule

10 hours weekly over a span of 15 weeks = 150 hours total

Weekly schedule TBA between Supervising Librarian (SL) and Intern (I) upon approval of internship.

Goals and Outcomes

Expected work outcomes:

  1. Collection development: Develop collection of print and online resources to support ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).
  2. Information literacy instruction: Develop tutorials for online databases to support distance learning.
  3. Curation of Hawaiian online resources: Create list of Hawaiian online resources to support ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).

Evaluation Methods

Midterm evaluation: SL and Intern will meet to assess progress of work outcomes.

Final evaluation: SL and Intern will meet to assess final completion of work outcomes.

Evaluation Schedule

Midterm evaluation: 8th week

Final evaluation: 15th week

Contact Information

Keikilani Meyer
(808) 982-0643
Last Updated: 2020December08