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Special Collections has its own display area in the Reading Room for Hawaiian, Pacific and Special Collections related exhibits. New displays are set up monthly. Also included in this list are displays created by Special Collections staff in the Bridge Gallery or other areas of the Library.

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December 2004

The Pacific year in review

CREATED BY: Jane Barnwell

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November 2004

Moving islands, the sixth Fall writers' festival. a celebration of Oceanic and Caribbean literature

Featuring: Michelle Cliff, Nalo Hopkinson, Witi Ihimaera, George Lamming, Jully Makini (nee Sipolo), Rodney Morales, Noenoe Silva, Albert Wendt, and Stephen Winduo

CREATED BY: UH English Department and EWC

Coming soon
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October/November 2004

Sugar Days : treasures from the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association HSPA Plantation Archives

CREATED BY: Dore Minatodani and Joan Hori

On display in the Bridge Gallery

October/November 2004

Documents : evidence found in a Library

CREATED BY: Ross Togashi

On display on the first floor

September / October 2004

UH Press : Saturday morning authors


August 2004

Island lives then and now : biography in the Pacific

CREATED BY: Karen Peacock

July 2004

Documents : evidence found in a Library

CREATED BY: Ross Togashi

July 2004

9th Festival of Pacific arts : July 22-31, 2004 -- Republic of Palau : Oltobe a Malt -- nurture, regenerate, celebrate

CREATED BY: Karen Peacock, Lynette Furuhashi and Jane Barnwell

June 2004

While you're in Hawaii : tourism in Hawaii

CREATED BY: Dore Minatodani

May 2004

Hawaiian & Pacific new books : hot off the press!!!

CREATED BY: Karen Peacock

April 2004

Good 4 you & bad 4 me : figuring out what's a safe level of mercury in seafood and still protecting the ocean's ecosystem

CREATED BY: Andrea Nakamura and Dore Minatodani

March 2004

Coloring a rainbow : a selection of coloring books in the Hawaiian Collection

CREATED BY: Andrea Nakamura

February 2004

Legendary lovers in the Pacific : honors Valentine's Day with examples of Pacific Islands legends of love and loss in Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia

CREATED BY: Karen Peacock

January 2004

Discover the animal that hides in your heart: your Chinese horoscope for the Year of the Monkey, January 22, 2004

CREATED BY: Andrea Nakamura


December 2003

Season's Greetings from across the Pacific

CREATED BY: Eunice Espinosa

November 2003

The Marquesas : two centuries of cultural traditions


October 2003

Endless threads : Quilt designs in Hawaii

CREATED BY: Andrea Nakamura

September 2003

Navigating Special Collections

CREATED BY: Karen Peacock
Last updated September 2004