Collection Development Workshop: Selecting Materials for the island of Yap, Yap Public Library

On Saturday, November 16, 2013  at the University of Hawai’i Hamilton Library, I participated in a hands-on collection development workshop with several other UHM ALA student chapter members. We assisted several UHM Pacific Collections librarians by selecting books from donated materials, which will be sent the Yap Public Library on the island of Yap. During this [...]

2013 Symposium – The Politics of Representation: Reflections on Controversial Issues in Museums and Related Places in Japan and Hawai‘i

Last weekend I was grateful to be a part of planning and implementing the 2013 Symposium – The Politics of Representation: Reflections on Controversial Issues in Museums and Related Places in Japan and Hawai‘i, which was sponsored by the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program in collaboration with the Hawai‘i Council for [...]

Hawai’i State Archives Volunteer

Last Friday, I interviewed for a volunteer position at the Hawai’i State Archives and was given the job! I will begin working on Friday, November 8th and will be able to dedicate 4 hours each week to assisting the HISA. My first project will be to work in the Hawaii State Government Records collection, assisting with indexing [...]