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Oahu Museum Volunteer Leaders (OMVOL)

To show their appreciation for my help and expertise and to recognize the work I have done to help as a museum volunteer leader, the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum has awarded me a month-long pass during the month of April to visit and enjoy the many wonderful museums on O‘ahu! In case you didn't know, April is National Volunteer [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:46:12+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Awards & Grants, Latest News|0 Comments

Scottish Rites Masons Tour

Today, I spent the afternoon with the Association of Hawai'i Archivists, touring the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Cathedral, building in Makiki, Honolulu, Hawai'i. We learned about the organization's history, meeting standards and protocols, work within the community, and the history of the structure which was built in 1922. We also were able to get [...]

2015 AHA Annual Meeting

In December 2014, I was generously awarded a $300.00 grant from the Graduate Student Organization at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in order to attend the 2015 Association of Hawaii Archivists Annual Meeting, Celebrating the Archives and Cultural Sites of Ka Moku o Keawe which was held on Hawai‘i Island on February 14-15, 2015. During [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:46:36+00:00 March 14th, 2015|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments

Jean Charlot House, Spring 2015 Historic Preservation Internship

Image Copyright: Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com I am concurrently completing a graduate certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Hawai'i (with a MLISc) and for the Spring 2015 semester I will be completing my last course for the certificate which will be my internship/practicum (AMST 695). For this internship, I will be [...]

Social Media & You: Marketing Yourself to Future Employers

Spring 2015 LIS 610 Class I am always very thankful to have a chance to speak to a group and help teach someone a new skill but today was particularly enjoyable! Dr. Noriko Asato, Professor for the University of Hawai'i Library and Information Science program kindly asked me to come speak to her LIS 610 Foundations of Information [...]

UHM Rare Book Collection, User Videos and Website Design

Repton, Humphrey (1752-1818) Photo credit: Charise Michelson/Joy Enomoto, UHM Preservation Department Project History & Overview During the Fall 2014 semester I was able to take LIS 693, Rare Book Librarianship and I had such a wonderful experience! I learned so much about handling rare books, researching, outreach, collection development and helping users. For my final [...]

2014 Hawai’i Library Association Conference

I am so grateful to have been asked to speak at the 2014 Hawai'i Library Association Fall Conference was held on December 5 - 6, 2014 at the Kahala Hotel and Resort.  This year's theme was Advocacy at Your Library: Opportunities, Challenges, and Innovations and I was asked to present on the social media success of the UHM LIS [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:56:32+00:00 December 9th, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

Creating Audio for the Binding & Looping Exhibition

Overview As the graduate assistant for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Museum Studies Graduate Certificate program, I am able to participate in helping other units at the university and local galleries with various aspects of their exhibitions through the supervision of the program Director, Dr. Karen Kosasa. During the month of September 2014, I assisted the University [...]

Service project at the Provincial Archives of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts

Image Credit: Boy Scout troop on the Catholic Mission grounds in Honolulu July 1912 (Photo courtesy of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts U.S. Province)On Saturday, November 22, 2014 I joined some fellow students with the Society of American Archivists student chapter to complete a service project for the Provincial Archives of the Congregation of the [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:57:25+00:00 November 27th, 2014|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

Producing an IMLS Video for the Ulu Garden at Lyon Arboretum

On August 4, 2014, I directed and edited an information video for the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, a research unit for the University of Hawai'i through the U.H. Museum Studies Program. As the graduate assistant to the Museum Studies Director I am often given the opportunity to help other units within the University system using my [...]