UHM Japan Collection Home
UHM Okinawa Collection Home
Library Guides (Libguides) to Japanese & Okinawan research
Japan Studies Collection
Resource guide to start your research on Japan
Japan Studies E-Resources
List of e-resources relevant to Japan studies and useful hints for successful ILL/DD
DVD title index of the Uchinanchu Worldwide TV series
See each episode title of the 206 Uchinanchu Worldwide TV programs
This Library Guide has been developed to support your research on Okinawa & Ryukyu 沖縄・琉球 at the UHM Library. Sources with "UHM Only" notation means that you need to log in the UHM Library system with your ID and Password to use the sources. Hope you will find the information of a wide range of resources on Okinawa/Ryukyu helpful.
Where is your collection located?
The general materials are integrated into the East (Japanese language) and Asia (English & other western languages) Collections of Hamilton Library on the 3rd and 4th floors. Hamilton Library's floor plans are available here.
Please use the Hawaii Voyager Online Catalog to identify the resources you need.
I heard you have special collections. What are they? How can I access?
The Japan Collection holds the following special collections housed in the Asia Special Collections room. All the items are not circulating. The Japan Collection staff retrieves materials prior to your visit. Please read the access policy to make an appointment in advance.
Hawaii Karate Museum Collection 布哇空手博物館コレクション: over 200 materials on Karate and martial arts collected by the Hawaii Karate Museum
Sakamaki/Hawley Collection サカマキ・宝玲コレクション: over 2,000 items on Ryukyu and Okinawa collected by Shunzo Sakamaki and Frank Hawley
When are you open?
General collection is open during the Library hours. http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/about/hours.html
Special collections are open by appointment.