AHA Holiday Social 2019

Aloha AHA members,

Please join AHA for the 2019 AHA Holiday Social at Maple Garden on December 15, 2019, 11.00am – 2.00pm. It will be buffet style Chinese food, games, and amazing company!

Event Details:

Where:        Maple Garden, back room , 909 Isenberg, Honolulu, 96826

When:         December 15, 2019

                     11.00am – 2.00pm

RSVP by:    December 9, 2019. Please RSVP here and remember to include

any dietary restrictions!

$20 Student members and retirees
$30 AHA members
$38 Non-members

Payment will be taken at the door (exact change or with a check/money order payable to the Association of Hawai‘i Archivists)
For any questions about the event or your membership status, please email us at hawaiiarchivists@gmail.com.


Holiday Social Committee

Charmaine Wong
Jenny Leung
Kīnaʻu McKeague


Maui Collection Care: from Start to Storage, with Keau George, and Liane Naauao! Saturday, Oct. 26th, 2019

The Neighbor Island Committee is pleased to announce this opportunity to our Maui community of members and supporters working with collections. We would like to mahalo Shavonn Matsuda of UH Maui College Library for making this possible and to our illustrious presenters, Keau George and Liane Naauao.

Here is a shortcut to the registration link: https://forms.gle/j8WXvYeZ8DmjXqRj9

Mahalo for sharing with colleagues and community and we hope to see you there!

Genealogy Workshop with Helen Wong Smith, September 28, 2019

We are excited to present the next installment of our Genealogy Workshop Series with Helen Wong Smith on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Bishop Museum, from 10am – noon. Please join us as Helen gives us the “where to go” resources to help information professionals better serve patrons conducting genealogy research.

We will be meeting at Pākī Hall, in Pākī room 1. Parking on campus is $5.00 at kiosk. For directions on campus, please see map below.

This workshop is free and open for current AHA members, register here.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Sign Up for the June 29th DAS Webinar

AHA members are encouraged to sign up for the first DAS Webinar of 2019, ‘Fundamentals of Research Data Curation.’ This webinar will be of interest to those working towards earning a DAS Certificate from SAA, as well as anyone involved with born-digital and other electronic records.
Webinar: Fundamentals of Research Data Curation
  • COST: $15 per person per webinar.
  • If paying by check, please make it payable to Association of Hawaii Archivists and hand it in the day of the webinar.
  • If paying by cash, it will be collected on the day of the event.
  • You may also pay via PayPal.
If you intend to pursue the DAS Certificate, you will need to pass the exams associated with each course. There is a cost to the exams, which is NOT included in the cost of the webinars. We will be sending an email to each participant with instructions after the registration deadline has passed.
Hope to see you at the webinar!

2019 AHA Annual Meeting


Mahalo for attending the 2019 Annual Conference!


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Presentation PDFs

Opening Keynote Speech:

Kapena Shim. “Honoring our Moʻokūʻauhau.”

Panel 1: “Together, Increasing Access”

Adam Jansen. “Feed Me Seymour: Ingesting Authentic Digital Records.”

Rob Jackson. “FamilySearch: Records Preservation and Access.”

Kenney, McKay, Louthen. “Increasing Access to our Shared History: Linking Missionary Archives and their Hawaiʻi Collaborators.”

Panel 2: “Preservation and Access: Principles in Practice”

Georgina Tom. “Look Where?: Establishing Access Infrastructure.”

Brooks Haderlie. “Hidden Hawaiiana: Bringing Local Artifacts to Light.”

Closing Keynote Speech:

Helen Wong Smith. “Mākau Moʻomeheu: Cultural Competency’s role in diversity, inclusion, and community engagement.”

Check out the AHA YouTube channel to see these wonderful presentations!