Named Buildings-University of Hawaii at Manoa

This site created and hosted by the UHM Library contains brief biographical records and related images for each of the personalities honored by having a building or architectural feature named after them on the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Created to contribute to the UH Centennial Celebration, some of the data is borrowed from Victor Kobayashi’s book BUILDING A RAINBOW, published by Hui O Students, UHM, in 1983.

Simultaneous Visualization of Language Endangerment and Language Description

Scholarspace iconA recent addition to the many Language Documentation & Conservation research materials available in the University of Hawaii Institutional Repository Scholarspace. This article ( notes that “many minority languages are becoming endangered and will be lost forever if not documented. For the first time, we combine world-wide databases on language description (Glottolog) and language endangerment (ElCat, Ethnologue, UNESCO) and provide two online interfaces, GlottoScope and GlottoVis, to visualize these together … to increase the overall knowledge of the actual state language endangerment and description”

Knowledge and action for change through culture, community and curriculum

Scholarspace iconFaculty, researchers and graduate students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa may post their publications and presentations in the Library’s institutional repository Scholarspace.  Check out a recent submission by Linda Furota: “a contemporary perspective re-examining the sociocultural role of mathematics education in the schooling process,  how knowledge and action for change are achieved in an ongoing process of navigating and wayfinding in Hawai‘i and the Pacific”