The Hawaiian and Pacific Collections are internationally recognized research collections of published and unpublished materials on the subject of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific that supports your research and teaching as faculty and staff. All formats, languages, subjects, time periods and levels of treatment are collected to provide a comprehensive collection that can facilitate in-depth research on any Hawaiʻi or Pacific related topic. As a faculty or staff at UH Mānoa you can:
Librarians in the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections provides specialized research support to help you find materials on Hawaiʻi or Pacific related to your teaching and research needs. You can either visit us at the reference desk or schedule a research consultation with one of our librarians while the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections reading room is open. If you cannot make it to the library, you can always give us a call or send us an e-mail.
The librarians in the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections provides information literacy instruction for any classes that have Hawaiʻi or Pacific related research assignments. The library instruction workshops can be tailored to meet the specific learning needs of the students and can either be for one or multiple class sessions. Librarians can also be embedded in classes throughout the semester to provide extra research support for students.
Located on the fifth floor of Hamilton Library, the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections provides a unique research and study space with natural light and beautiful views of Waʻahila Ridge. The reading room is equipped with many tables, chairs, a few computers, printers, scanners, wifi, and librarians at the reference desk who can help you with your research.