Grants Received

  • 2014: Library of Congress - Teaching with Primry Sources Program for "E Noii Kakou (Let's Inquire): Leveraging Primary Sources on Pacific Voyaging in Support of STEM Learning." Co-investigator with H. Turner, M. Peters, J. Nakakura, and L. Kaupp. Award, $19,982.

  • 2009: Institute of Museum and Library Services—National Leadership Grant for “Pathways to Excellence and Achievement in Research and Learning (PEARL).” Co-principal investigators with M. Watts, R. Hensley, MB Ogawa, and J. Mattos. Award, $249,918.

  • 2002: University of Hawaii New Economy Research Grant for “Faculty Attitude, Adoption, and Application of Technology in Higher Education: Implications for Distance Education Policy.” Award, $39,9210.34. Co-principal investigator with L. Johnsrud.

  • 2001: National Science Foundation Rural Systemic Initiatives in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education Implementation Award for “Hawaii Networked Learning Communities.” Implementation Award, $6 million. Co-principal investigator with V. Kajioka, D. Suthers. See News release Honolulu Star-Bulletin and News release UH.

  • 1999: National Science Foundation Rural Systemic Initiatives in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education Development Award for “Hawaii Networked Learning Communities.” Development Award, $191,764. Co-principal investigator with V. Kajioka, J. Mew, D. Suthers. See News release.

  • 1999: Highsmith Research Grant for “Study of Dialogic Journaling with Elementary Grade Students as a Means to Deeper Student Understanding of the Information Search Process.” Award, $5,000.  Co-principal investigator with J. Yoshina and C. Sato. See News release.

  • 1999: ABC-CLIO Librarian Leadership Grant for "Building Teaching and Learning Partnerships.” Award, $1,750.  Principal coordinator.

  • 1995-1996: University of Hawaii Research Relations Grant for “An Analysis of Asian Themes, Events, and Personalities in Selected U. S. History Textbooks for Secondary Students.” Award, $350. Principal investigator.

  • 1994-1995: University of Hawaii Research Relations Grant for “Study on Effectiveness of Point-of-Use Instructions with Secondary Students in Creating Boolean Search Statements.” Award, $3,000. Co-principal investigator with D. Nahl.

  • 1992-1994: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Ch. 2, for “Developing a K-12 Searching Across the Content Areas Curriculum Framework.” Award, $65,000. Principal consultant.

  • 1990-1992: Chevron Technology in Libraries Project for “Using CD-ROM Applications in Information Searching with Elementary School Students.” Award, $20,000. Co-principal investigator with J. Tomomitsu and M. Nakamura.