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Hawaiʻi - Place Names: Contact Us

Hawaii - Place Names


Aloha kākou -

Librarians in the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections at Hamilton Library are available to help you with your library research.

E-mail or call us or come see us in the library. We provide research consultations on your individual topic by appointment.

Our reading room on the fifth floor of Hamilton Library is the best place to study and write on campus. We are open M-F 9-5 and Sunday 1-5.

For UH-affiliated people, the room has wi-fi and wireless printing from your laptop.

Your Library Staff

Jodie Mattos
Hawaiian Collection
Hawaiʻi Specialist

Dore Minatodani
Hawaiian Collection
Senior Hawaiʻi Specialist

Kapena Shim
Hawaiian Collection
Hawaiʻi Specialist

Stu Dawrs
Pacific Collection
Senior Pacific Specialist

Eleanor Kleiber
Pacific Collection
Pacific Specialist


Andrea Nakamura
Hawaiian and Pacific Collections

Wes Poka
Hawaiian and Pacific Collections

Ann Rabinko
Hawaiian and Pacific Collections

Hawaiian & Pacific Hours

COVID-19 Update: Please see updates here.

Summer Session I (May 26-July 2)
Summer Session II (July 6-August 14)

HP Reading Room: Closed

Chat Reference service is available:
Monday-Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
(exception: June 11, July 3, holidays)

You may reach out to us via methods below at any time.

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