OCTOBER IS ARCHIVES MONTH! Learn about two prestigious archival institutions within Hawaiʻi (UH Mānoa and Punahou Archives) through the lens of their leaders. This presentation covers what are the institutions’ focuses, current projects, and future endeavors.
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Archivist for University Records at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Helen Wong Smith has over 35 years’ experience in library and archival collections in Hawaiʻi including Hawaiian Collection Librarian at UH Hilo, lead archivist for the Pacific Island Network of the National Park Service, and Librarian/Archivist for the State Historic Preservation Division. Elected president of Hawaiian Library Association, Hawaiian Historical Society and twice of the Association of Hawaiʻi Archivists she is the recipient of the Agnes C. Conrad award and named a Distinguished Fellow of the Society of American Archivists in 2016.

Dawn Sueoka is the Congressional Papers Archivist at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library, where she manages the papers of Hawaiʻi’s post-statehood members of Congress, including senators Inouye, Fong, Matsunaga, and Akaka, and representatives Gill, Saiki, Abercrombie, and Case. She has previously worked as an archivist at the Honolulu Museum of Art and at the Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design. She has served on the board of Association of Hawaiʻi Archivists, and currently serves on the board of the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities.

Kylee Pōmaikaʻi Mar was born and raised in Kapahulu, O’ahu. For the past 22 years, she is the Archivist at Punahou School. A lifelong learner and educator, her teaching experience spans Pre-K through Higher Education with a passion towards public and private partnerships. Her favorite part of being an archivist is discovering stories that have yet to be told about Punahou’s history and incorporating them into the Punahou School curriculum or sharing with other constituents.

What: Educational Webinar
When: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Cost: Free for ARMA and Non-Members
Where: Zoom (link will be sent after registration)
RSVP by: Monday, October 25, 2021
Zoom Registration Link

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