The Pacific Collection has been awarded $1896 by the UH-M Office of Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED). The award will be used to help fund Ke Au Hou: Generations of Pacific Librarianship, an international conference that the Hawaiian & Pacific Collections are hosting in May 2018, in conjunction with the Center for Pacific Islands Studies (http://www.hawaii.edu/cpis/), the Hawai’inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge (http://manoa.hawaii.edu/hshk/), Nā Hawaiʻi ʻImi Loa (http://nhil.weebly.com/), and the University of North Texas’ Library Education for the U.S. Affiliated Pacific (http://informationscience.unt.edu/apps/leap/). More information on this conference, which will also mark the 50th anniversary of the Pacific Collection, can be found at: https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/Plib2018
Special thanks to Lyn Nagoshi for her close reading and insightful comments on the draft SEED application, as well as for her ongoing help in administering the award.