Showing posts from January, 2014

Renee Heyum Award

The Below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the UH-M Center for Pacific Islands Studies: The Renee Heyum award is a partial tuition scholarship for Pacific Islanders awarded every spring for the following academic year through the STAR scholarship database application system: 10012/Scholarship_live/login. jsp    While most of the scholarships on STAR have a deadline of Feb. 14 th , the Heyum award’s deadline is  midnight, March 7 th . If you login to the database above and search for HEYUM you’ll find the description of the award. If you click “apply” in the top right hand corner you will see what I have attached here as a PDF. The application requires a couple of PDF documents to be uploaded to the application site, including a 3 page statement (details on the attachment), and scanned unofficial transcripts (STAR transcripts are ok). You will also need the names and email addresses of three people who can write reference letters for y

Hamilton Library hosts program celebrating legacies of Queen Lili'uokalani

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by Teri Skillman, the UH-M Library Events Planner: UH Mānoa's Hamilton Library will host “He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Lili'uokalani,” a free program celebrating the enduring legacies of Queen Lili'uokalani.  Learn about the legacies of Queen Lili'uokalani on   Sunday, January 26 , at   3:30 p.m.   in the Hamilton Library Alcove.The program is presented by the Hawai'i State Public Library System (HSPLS) and is currently touring at 28 public libraries statewide through   February 13, 2014 . Queen Lydia Lili'uokalani, the last reigning monarch of Hawaiʻi, was renowned for her music, love for her homeland, and complete dedication to the needs of her people. The Queen expressed her aloha for her people through her actions and the examples she set. This program features selected readings from Hawai'i’s Story by Hawaiʻi’s Queen written by Queen Lili'uokalani, a s

Copyright Week: January 13-18

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is hosting "Copyright Week" for six days through January 18. Each day of the week is devoted to a different issue of copyright as it pertains to the online environment, with topics including "Transparency," "Building and Defending a Robust Public Domain," "Open Access," "You Bought it, You Own It," "Fair Use Rights" and "Getting Copyright Right." For more, go to . In support of Copyright Week, the Association of Research Libraries is also weighing in on each of the daily topics on its "Policy Notes" blog: