|Facility:||University of Hawai'i at Manoa Hamilton Library|
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
About the library:
Founded in 1908 at the College of Hawai'i, the first library expressly designed and built for that purpose was opened in 1925 after the college became the University of Hawai'i. This building is the current location of Hamilton Library.
The Hamilton Library is part of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa library system, and contains the Japanese Collection. The Center for Japanese Studies also holds a small collection of dictionaries, reference works on Japanese art, and books on Okinawa.
For more information on the Japanese collection, please contact Tokiko Bazzell at (808) 956-2315 or by email.
Collection size: as of March 2014 the Hamilton collections contained over 3.4 million items over 151,000 of them are in Japanese. The Hamilton Library's Japanese Collection includes a wide range of topics, including art history, history, language, law and business, literature, performing arts, and the social sciences.