Visiting Us

University Archives and Manuscripts Reading Room Hours

The Moir Reading Room‘s normal hours are

Tues-Fri, 9:30-3:30

Exceptions to the above:

  • The Moir Reading Room is closed whenever Hamilton Library is closed, e.g. on state holidays such as Memorial Day and King Kamehameha Day
  • The Reading Room may also have reduced hours during interim periods; please check the Library hours calendar for the most up-to-date information
  • NOTE: The Archives has reduced hours Tuesday July 30 – Tuesday August 6, 2019:


  • Tuesdays and Friday, 9:30-12:30
  • Wednesday, 9:30-2
  • Thursday, 11-3:30

By prior appointment only (For appointments email

  • Tuesdays and Friday: 12:30-3:30
  • Wednesday, 2-3:30
  • Thursday, 9:30-11

Normal hours (Tues-Fri, 9:30-3:30) resume Wednesday August 7, however please note that the Archives may also have shortened hours the week preceding Labor Day.


The Department is located in Hamilton Library on the 5th floor of the addition. To find Hamilton Library on the University of Hawaiʻi campus, see the Campus Map.

Visitor parking is available at the Dole Street and Lower Campus Parking Structure for a flat rate of $5.00, as well as in Upper Campus green Pay-to-Park visitor stalls for $2.00 per half-hour or $16 all day.   (But note that the Upper Campus parking rate is set to increase in July 2019.)

Please view the University’s Visitor Parking Map or visit UH Commuter Services for additional information.

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