Visiting Us

University Archives and Manuscripts Reading Room Hours

Update on department services, October 2020

The University Archives and Manuscripts Department’s Moir Reading Room remains closed due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, and access to the collections is limited.  However, we are working remotely and responding to reference and instruction requests via email (  

Please be advised that responses to some inquiries may be delayed until we have more complete access to the collections.


The Department is located in Hamilton Library on the 5th floor of the addition, reached by the set of elevators near the Sci-Tech reference desk. To find Hamilton Library on the University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa campus, see the Campus Map.

Visitor parking is available at the Dole Street / Lower Campus Parking Structure for a flat rate of $5.00, as well as in Upper Campus green Pay-to-Park visitor stalls for $3.00 per half-hour.

Please view the University’s Visitor Parking Map or visit UH Commuter Services for additional information, as well as to double-check current parking rates.

Reading Room Procedures

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