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Road to the Republic: Sun Yat-sen, Hawaii and the Chinese Revolution
Nov 12 2019
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Dec 31 2019

Location: Asia Collection

This exhibit presents China’s radical change from monarchy to the republic by showcasing the prominent figure Sun Yat-sen and the most significant event in the... View Exhibit

A display for Bobby Holcomb flanked by the flags of french polynesia and hawaii
Nov 4 2019
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Jan 16 2020

Location: Bridge Gallery

Synopsis: There are 5 distinct Polynesian cultural-ethnic groups in French Polynesia and 7 Polynesian languages spoken natively. These cultures have a famously long and intriguing... View Exhibit

Gorey Halloween Exhibit
Oct 14 2019
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Nov 4 2019

Location: Sunny Alcove

Celebrate Halloween with the eerie words and illustrations of Edward Gorey.... View Exhibit

Books and pamphlets for library hobbit exhibit
Sep 16 2019
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Oct 1 2019

Location: Lobby Display

Celebrate the birthday of the "most famous-est" of hobbits with this display on the story, featuring the recent Hawaiian translation! ... View Exhibit

Banned Books
Sep 5 2019
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Nov 1 2019

Location: Bridge Gallery

The library is drawing attention to challenge and censorship through the banned books and media exhibit in the bridge gallery The exhibit, in honor of Banned... View Exhibit

A wall illustration of a kangaroo flanking the Jean Charlot's Children's Book display
Aug 26 2019
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Dec 20 2019

Location: Elevator Gallery

Master Artist. Children’s Books. An Interesting Life. Jean Charlot was a famous muralist and master printmaker who influenced many artists, including Diego Rivera on his mural... View Exhibit

Woman with a sword on a rearing horse
Jun 1 2019
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Aug 31 2019

Location: Asia Collection

By the early twentieth century all Southeast Asia had come under colonial control. The exception was Thailand, but even here Western ideas about pathways to... View Exhibit

KTUH 90.1 FM 50th Anniversary Library Exhibit
Apr 25 2019
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Jul 12 2019

Location: Bridge Gallery

Come celebrate 50 years of KTUH! The exhibit, on display in the Hamilton Bridge Gallery through July 12th, includes photos, posters, records and recording equipment... View Exhibit

Display case for preservation week exhibit showing the process of unrolling paper.
Apr 22 2019
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Apr 26 2019

Location: Science & Technology Department

The Preservation Department celebrates Preservation Week 2019 with an exhibit focusing on a simple treatment: humidification and flattening of rolled paper material. This treatment is... View Exhibit

China's Revolution in Politics, Literature, Feminism
Apr 1 2019
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May 31 2019

Location: Asia Collection

The Qing Dynasty was overthrown in 1911. The end of the imperial era led to a dynamic but also politically, socially, and culturally unstable era.... View Exhibit

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