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Hawaiʻi - Basic Library Research: Library Information

Hawaii - Basic Library Research

Hawaiian & Pacific Hours

COVID-19 Update: Please see updates here.

Fall 2021 (August 23 - December 17)

Reading Room

Monday-Friday: 10:00-2:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
*Closed on holidays: 9/6, 11/11, 11/25

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Monday-Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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Hawaiian & Pacific Collections at UHM Library

Aloha Mai!

This guide was created to provide you with the basic steps for researching topics related to Hawaiʻi.

There are 3 broad categories of materials:

  • Books and Videos
  • Journal and Magazine Articles
  • Newspaper Articles

More importantly, there are different indexes to use when trying to find material in those 3 categories. Use the guide's tabs for each category to learn where to look and how to search.


Got the hang of where to search for what? Ready to search for everything all at once? 

Hawaiian & Pacific Collections

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