120 · Representative Documents: Collection Development Policies
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Collection Development Policy. Hawaiian Collection
Kamakaküokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, the Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian
Language, and Ka Papa Loÿi o Känewai.
Kamakaküokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies includes 14 faculty members and offers a
Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master’s degree in Hawaiian Studies. In spring 2008 the
Center enrolled 1,281 students. The course Hawaiian Studies 107 enrolled the highest
number of students of all classes at the University (943 students). There were 110 BA
majors and 24 MA majors. In addition, Hawaiian Studies students obtain Master's and
Doctorate degrees through the Center for Pacific Islands Studies and discipline
departments such as the American Studies, English, History, and Political Science
departments. Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language includes 24 faculty members.
It presently serves 1,500 students. In spring 2008 there were 90 Hawaiian Language
majors and 15 Master’s candidates. The Center for Hawaiian Language offers a
certificate, a Bachelor’s, and a Master’s degree in Hawaiian.
The Department of Ethnic Studies in the College of Social Sciences is an undergraduate
interdisciplinary program with a focus on Hawaiÿi. It offers a Bachelor’s degree and a
certificate in Ethnic Studies, and includes ten faculty members.
During fall semester 2008 approximately 94 academic courses (many with multiple
sections) on Hawaiÿi are offered on the Mänoa campus in numerous departments.
Additional courses on the Pacific include Hawaiÿi in their syllabi. The Hawaiian
Collection librarians teach a graduate course on reference resources on Native Hawaiians
for the Library and Information Science program every two years.
II. COORDINATION OF COLLECTING RESPONSIBILITES
University of Hawaiÿi at Mänoa Hamilton and Sinclair Library Collections
The Hawaiian Collection selectively purchases additional copies of materials to be held
in appropriate circulating and reference collections as usage warrants.