New Hui Dui website!

While we’ve all got some free time on our hands, why not check out the newly revamped Hui Dui website? Hui Dui Officers and members Mandi Hull, Katherine Lang, Nargis Sultana, and Leticia Sisior decided to undertake this reconstruction as part of LIS 650 Management of Libraries & Information Science under Dr. Andrew Wertheimer. The […]

Update: Working Together at a Distance

The LIS Faculty & Staff wish to acknowledge your patience and understanding as we have all dealt with changes taking place to both our Program and University during the COVID-19 crisis. We offer the following statement to you all in hopes that we can continue working together to weather the changes while continuing to provide […]

LIS Student Ellen-Rae Cachola Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Congratulations to LIS student, Ellen-Rae Cachola! She has been selected as one of 15 Fellows for the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage, which seeks to enhance understandings of multicultural collections among professionals, local community members, and the broader public. In addition to being an LIS student, Ellen also works as […]

Congratulations to the HLA 2020 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to LIS student Minyoung Chung and LIS alumna Gailyn Bopp, winners of this year’s Hawaii Library Association Student and Professional Scholarships! This announcement would normally be made at the HLA Spring Meeting, but due to COVID-19 concerns, this year HLA has opted to share a short bio and information about the award for each […]

Coping with COVID-19 (LIS Update)

Prospective Students The deadline for Fall 2020 admissions applications has been extended to Aug. 1, 2020. Please review Graduate Division’s updated policy regarding submission formats due to stay-at-home orders. Please be aware of possible delays in the review of your application due to faculty working from different locations due to stay-at-home orders. If you are interested […]

Drs. Asato & Wertheimer win 2019 IJIDI Outstanding Paper Award

Drs. Asato and Wertheimer’s recent peer-reviewed publication, “Library Exclusion and the Rise of Japanese Bookstores in Prewar Honolulu” (International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion – IJIDI, Spring 2019 issue, volume 3, issue 1), was voted by the journal’s editorial board for the 2019 IJIDI Outstanding Paper Award in the category of “Research Articles.” Referees […]