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Lynette Furuhashi Retires

Senior Pacific Specialist librarian Lynette Furuhashi has retired from the University of Hawaii-Manoa library, effective December 31, 2010. Lynette’s career as a librarian spanned more than 30 years, all of it in the library’s Pacific Collection. She began as an intern under the late Renee Heyum, who was the Collection’s first curator, and later joined […]

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KAILUA ELEMENTARY LIBRARY SELECTED PART OF AASL VISION TOUR

Kailua Elementary School Library is part of the Vision Tour planned by Nancy Everhart, president of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). The librarian is Darren Tanaka, a graduate of our LIS Program. The Hawaii Association of School Librarians (HASL) selected his library as “outstanding”. Everhart will be visiting the library on September 23, […]

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Malamalama features UH Manoa Library Recovery

Malamalama, “the magazine of the University of Hawaii”, features a cover story of Hamilton Library’s recovery and upcoming grand opening August 22. Hamilton Library Turns Page on Flood The physical damage from the flash flood that ravaged the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoaʻs Hamilton Library on Oct. 30, 2004 has been washed away…

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Hawaii State Librarians Being Honored

Hawaii Public Radio, 11/13/2008 Hawaii State Librarians Being Honored In September, HPR listeners experienced a perspective on the Kapolei community, courtesy of Kapolei Public Library’s head librarian. Today, Stacie Kanno is being honored as the Public Librarian of the Year by the Friends of the Library of Hawai’i. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa offers a glimpse into […]

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Hawaii State Public Libraries will cut budget 10%

Honolulu Advertiser, Saturday, October 25, 2008 BOE approves plan that keeps branches open but reduces staffing By Loren Moreno Advertiser Education Writer The state Board of Education approved a 10 percent budget cut for the Hawai’i State Public Libraries, which could result in curtailed hours of operation, reduced staff and fewer new books. Please visit […]

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