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  • 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia (12/27/2017) - A diverse group of over 40 participants attended the 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia on November 1, 2017. The event was named “War, Languages, and Un/intended Consequences: from Diderot to after World War Two” and it introduced resources ranging from the 18th century encyclopedia (Diderot), to dictionaries and language learning textbooks across China, ...
  • Explore the Reef New Science & Technology Reference Exhibit (11/17/2017) - A selected collection of books, articles, maps, and Web sites from the vast and rich body of information available on coral reef ecosystems.​ ​In this exhibit learn the Hawaiian names for coral, identify the world’s oldest living marine species at Papahānaumokuākea, discover a new hermit crab species, and find out how YOU can participate in ...
  • Pacific Collection awarded $1896 by SEED (11/17/2017) - 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 ...
  • Japanese Suicide Bombers, 1932 – Asia Collection Department Exhibit (11/16/2017) - Asia Collection Department’s new exhibit, “Japanese Suicide Bombers, 1932” has been curated by our guest curators, Dr. Hanae Kramer of UHM School of Communications and Mr. Scott Kramer. Please come and learn part of history induced by World War II. The exhibit is from November 6, 2016 through January 12, 2018, on the 4th Floor ...
  • 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia (11/3/2017) - A diverse group of over 40 participants attended the 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia on November 1, 2017. The event was named “War, Languages, and Un/intended Consequences: from Diderot to after World War Two” and it introduced resources ranging from the 18th century encyclopedia (Diderot), to dictionaries and language learning textbooks across China, ...
  • MOU Between The UHM Library and the National Museum of Japanese History (NMJH) (9/9/2017) - The UHM Library and the National Museum of Japanese History (NMJH) entered into another productive collaboration and executed an MOU on Thursday, September 7th (see the photo). UHM will loan nine primary materials from the Asia Collection’s Takazawa Collection for a special exhibit titled, “1968: A Time with Countless Questions.” The exhibit will be held ...
  • Signing Deed of gift for the Senator Daniel K. Inouye Papers (8/29/2017) - A ceremony to sign the deed of gift for the Senator Daniel K. Inouye Papers was held in the Moir Reading Room on August 29. During the ceremony a Japanese-language Bible belonging to Senator Inouye’s mother was returned to the Senator’s son, Ken Inouye. The event, led by iUL Monica Ghosh, was attended by Irene ...
  • UHM Hawaii Peace Corps Banners on display at the Library of Congress in DC (5/26/2017) - Earlier this month, Hamilton Library arranged for the Hawaii Peace Corps Banner collection to be sent to the Library of Congress in Washington DC for display during the Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture Series on May 18, 2017. This year’s lecture “Inspiring a Sense of Service and Idealism” focused on public service and civic engagement, ...
  • The Plot of the Tale of Genji and the Emperor System Lecture (2/16/2017) - A great turnout of 80 people across the UHM campus and local community appreciated the public lecture, “The Plot of the Tale of Genji and the Emperor System,” on February 16, 2017. The lecture was delivered by Dr. Yuichiro Imanashi, a well-respected Japanese classical literature scholar and the Director-General of Japan’s foremost research institute, the ...
  • Preservation Steward Library MOU with US Goverment Publishing Office (GPO) (2/2/2017) - The Library has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to become a Preservation Steward library. We are an early participant in GPO’s Federal Information Preservation Network (FIPNet), being only the third library to sign an MOA to be a preservation steward. Under this agreement, the library has committed to ...

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