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Okinawa Special Collection: HOME

Special collection guides and materials related to Okinawa and the Ryukyus housed at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library


For general information about the Okinawa Special Collection (available only by appointment) and the Okinawan Studies research methods and tools, please visit the Okinawan Studies page.

As of December 2017, the use of the Hawley Collection items which are digitized and available at the University of the Ryukyus, and are paintings in color, is discouraged to protect the original color of the resource and to prevent further damages from frequent use. 

The digitized Hawley Collection materials are available at (No registration is required to view the digitized items)

Okinawa Studies Librarian

Sachiko Iwabuchi 岩渕祥子's picture
Sachiko Iwabuchi 岩渕祥子
Asia Collection Department
University of Hawai'i
at Mānoa Library
Room 402
sachiko.iwabuchi [at]
(808) 956-2311