Welina mai me ke aloha! Kapunawai translates to mean spring, well, fountain, and these ideas guide the purpose and function for the Hawaiʻi-Pacific Resource Room. Kapunawai is a spring of inspiration, a well of resources, and a fountain of knowledge.
Here in Kapunawai, not only will you find a portion of our Hawaiian and Pacific collection, you can come here to use laptops and a flatbed scanner (thanks to funding from at Title III grant!), a tv monitor, and a charging station. You will also find exciting exhibits that relate to Hawaiʻi and/or the Pacific. Come by to get reference assistance from the Hawaiʻi-Pacific Resource librarian or to find a comfy spot to study!
A juried exhibit of artwork created by students in the Hawaiian Studies 107 course. This exhibit is revolving to reflect the artwork chosen from the previous semester.
Invasive Species of Hawaiʻi: Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle & Little Fire Ant
Come learn more about the devastating effects of these two invasive species and why we need to be diligent in controlling them. It's a kākou thing! Stay informed and prepared so we proactively stop these species from spreading.