- American Library Association
- Amnesty International -- University of Hawaii at Manoa Student Chapter, Faculty Advisor, 2005-2008.
- Association for Library & Information Science Education, 1998-.
- Association of Hawaii Archivists:
- President, 2008-09; Vice President, 2004-5, 2006-2007; Board Member, 2005-09; webmaster, 2004-.
- Beta Phi Mu -- Xi Chapter (University of Hawaii LIS Program)
- Faculty Advisor, 2004-; Bylaws Revision Ad Hoc Committee, 2007.
- Democratic Party of Hawai'i
- Convention Delegate, 2010; National and International Affairs Convention Committee, 2010; Pollwatcher, 2004
- Friends of the Manoa Public Library, Secretary, 2004-.
- Hawaii Book Publishers Association - Hawaii Book Academy Member
- Ka Palapala Po'okela book awards judge, 2005-.
- Hawaii Library Association, 2003-.
- Japan Society of Library & Information Science, 2005-.
- Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii - Resource Center Advisory Board Member, 2004-2007.
- Library History (Library & Information History Group, [UK] Library Association/ Maney Publishing), Editorial Board Member, 2005-2008.
- Society of American Archivists, 2005-2007.
- Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing, 1998-2006.
- University of Hawaii ICS Department
- Curriculum Committee (Member), 2006-2008; Fred & Annie Chan Scholarship Committee (Member), 2004-2006.
- University of Hawaii Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Communication & Information Sciences
- Admissions Committee (Member), 2006-2008; Executive Board, 2008-2009.
- University of Hawaii LIS Program
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