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 Hirano Inouye, Ken Inouye, Jennifer Sabas of the Daniel K. Inouye Institute, President/iChancellor Lassner, VCR/iVCAA Bruno, SaraLyn Smith with UH Foundation, and ‘Ulu’ulu team members, including Heather Giugni, the daughter of Senator Inouye’s long time chief of staff, Henry Giugni. Also in attendance were members of the University Archives and Manuscripts Department and Desktop Network Services who are, or have been involved, in the processing and digitization of the papers.
The event also featured the opening of the exhibit, Beyond the Chamber: A Look into the Work of Congressional Offices through the Senator Daniel K. Inouye Papers. The exhibit was curated by Congressional Papers Archivist, Rachael Bussert, with the assistance of two students, Kelly Stinefelt from the Library and Information Science Program and Patrick Drake from the American Studies Program.
More information about the event can be found at UH News.
The signing of the deed of gift opened large sections of the papers for research. Research inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org