Pacific Collection awarded $1896 by SEED

plant wood carvingThe 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 (, the Hawai’inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge (, Nā Hawaiʻi ʻImi Loa (, and the University of North Texas’ Library Education for the U.S. Affiliated Pacific ( More information on this conference, which will also mark the 50th anniversary of the Pacific Collection, can be found at:

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.

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