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UHM celebrated International Open Access Week, October 24 – 28, 2016 with a week full of presentations and events. Such topics included Open Access & social justice, copyright, OER, Open Data, and editing Wikipedia. You can find many of the recordings and slides from these presentations on ScholarSpace: https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.
An attack at a local harbor not only put harbors in Hawaii on high alert, but also aggravated the largest war ever seen: World War II. After the Japanese decimated Pearl Harbor without warning on December 7, 1941, the United States declared war, and Hawaii was put under martial law.
As a U.S. naval base, Pearl Harbor was not owned by the Territory of Hawaii, but WWII affected the territory’s harbors nonetheless. The U.S. Navy and Army used the territory’s harbors as military outposts. … Click to read more…
Marianas Variety is a daily newspaper published in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Issues from 1972 through 1999 have been digitized and placed online with permission of the publisher, which retains copyright. View them here: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/48717
Recently scanned Japanese classical text, also known as “Records of the authentic flame in our (Zen) tradition” – a collection of traditional biographies of Zen teachers. Available in the Library’s eVols digital repository http://hdl.handle.net/10524/52357
Photos from a 2013 exhibition in celebration of Filipino-American History Month donated by photographer David Chan Leprozo, Jr. Images depict current life in the Ilocos and Cordillera Regions of the Philippines where most of the Filipino immigrants to Hawai’i originated. http://digicoll.manoa.hawaii.edu/ilocandia/
Papaya diseases and “Most unwanted pests in the United States”. Check out the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) posters in the Library’s Scholarspace Institutional Repository http://scholarspace.manoa.
Socialist realism art and utopian images of life in the Soviet Union covering from the end of World War II until Gorbachev’s perestroika/glasnost era and into the late 1980s. Topics include: political propaganda, anti-alcohol campaigns, world peace and friendship, and space propaganda. http://digicoll.manoa.hawaii.edu/russianposters/
A well-known cartoonist in Hawaii, Jon Murakami draws people of various ethnicities and animals with a local flair and incorporates pidgin (Hawaiian Creole English). His works have appeared in comic books, his comic strip in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, local children’s books, t-shirts, and greeting cards.
Jon started drawing for publication when he attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa during the early 1990s. When he wasn’t studying or working as a UH Manoa Library student assistant, Jon drew for the campus newspaper Ka Leo O Hawaii and Ke Kukini, UH Manoa’s library’s newsletter. Ke Kukini ran his illustrations and comic strip, “Library Use Only,” and even predicted his future fame: Click Here to Read the Article...