Cheri Ebisu named LIS Program Coordinator

We are very happy to announce that LIS alumna Cheri Ebisu will begin as LIS Program Coordinator May 1, 2019, and in lieu of a formal press conference :), she was kind enough to respond to a few questions: How did you discover the LIS Program initially? I am sure Google was involved initially, but […]

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 […]

Hawaiʻi Association of School Librarians Announces Malia Quiocho as the 2019 Scholarship Recipient

The Hawaiʻi Association of School Librarians (HASL) is pleased to award this year’s student scholarship to Malia Quiocho. Quiocho is a student in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Library & Information Science program, completing her MLISc courses via its online platform. Quiocho holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education, and a […]

Dr. Rich Gazan quoted in the Maui News

Stop the presses – our own Program Chair, Dr. Rich Gazan, was recently interviewed by the Maui News for library-related insight on the revitalization of print media and the importance of brick-and-mortar bookstores: Rich Gazan, professor and chair of University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Library and Information Science program, said people need to take breaks from […]

Photo of LIS Alumna Keala Richard at the Smithsonian Libraries Preservation Department.

LIS Alumna Keala Richard at Smithsonian Libraries

The students, faculty, and staff of the Library & Information Science program wish to offer a sincere and elated congratulations to Alumna Keala Richard, who recently became the newest member of the Smithsonian Libraries Preservation Department as a Conservation Technician! During her time in the UHM LIS program, Keala interned at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery […]

Aloha Christian!

by Gregory Stock, LIS graduate student Four years ago, Christian DeLay began serving as the Program Coordinator of the UH Mānoa Library and Information Science Program, but he recently announced that this coming December he will be resigning and moving back to California. While students and faculty of the LIS Program at UH are grieving […]