Digital Archives Specialist Certification

Throughout my time as a student at the University of Hawai'i I was an active member of the Association of Hawai'i Archivists (AHA). During this time, AHA generously offered its members the chance to complete some of the required courses for the Society of American Archivists, Digital Archive Specialist (DAS) Certification. I took advantage [...]

Tangible Media Guide – Library of Congress

While completing my 2015 summer internship at the Library of Congress, I collaborated with staff in investigating and executing digital reformatting techniques and technologies for media relevant to ongoing and new Preservation Reformatting Division projects. This included brittle books reformatting and deaccessioning, streamlining workflows in Visio, reformatting all obsolete media through the Forensic Recovery of Evidence [...]

Internship with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Image & logo source: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, 2015. This post details my final report of my Digital Asset Management internship with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, California taken to fulfill the credits for LIS 690 in the University of Hawai‘i, Library and Information Science program during the Spring 2015 semester. This report was [...]

Mahalo to the Hawai‘i Library Association

I would like to convey a sincere mahalo nui loa to the Hawai‘i Library Association for awarding me with a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00. These funds will be applied toward my internship at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. this summer. HLA Scholarship applicants are judged on: Leadership potential (leadership in LIS [...]

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+00:00April 8th, 2015|Awards & Grants, Latest News|0 Comments

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+00:00March 14th, 2015|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments

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 [...]

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+00:00December 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 [...]