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Kanno chosen as interim state librarian

MEDIA RELEASE State Librarian Richard Burns, who retired at the end of December after 30 years of state service including the last seven years as Hawaii’s State Librarian, has appointed Stacie Kanno, Public Libraries Branch Director, to serve as Interim State Librarian. She will serve until the Board of Education selects and announces a new […]

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State Librarian Burns announces retirement

MEDIA RELEASE Richard Burns, who has served with distinction as the State Librarian of the Hawaii State Public Library System since January 2008, has informed the Board of Education of his retirement at the end of the year, completing more than 30 years of dedicated service, the last seven as Hawaii’s State Librarian. Working through […]

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State Librarian receives high marks from Board of Education

MEDIA RELEASE State Librarian Richard Burns received an “Exceptional” rating from the Board of Education (BOE), the highest rating possible, during his annual job performance evaluation at the Board’s General Business Meeting conducted at the Hawaii State Library July 16. “I would like to thank the Board of Education for their confidence in me, their […]

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HSPLS website back up and online

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) website is now up and running after being offline since yesterday due to technical difficulties. The System’s Electronic Support Services Section staff has restored the domain name and all connections, functions and operations are running normally. “We would like to thank our library patrons and the […]

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Legislative webcasts available at public libraries

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii residents are invited to see how the Legislature conducts its business at the Hawaii State Capitol building via streaming video at public libraries statewide, thanks to a continuing partnership between the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) and the Hawaii State Capitol. Residents will be able to watch webcasting of legislative hearings, […]

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HSPLS receives first Hawaii Excellence in Technology Award

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System has earned the first State of Hawaii Excellence in Technology Award in the category of Improving State Operations. State Chief Information Officer Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, and a panel of IT experts bestowed the honor on HSPLS Chief Technology Officer Paola Saibene and her Electronic Services Support Section […]

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Part II: Celebrate National Library Week (April 8-14)

Part II: Celebrate National Library Week (April 8-14)

MEDIA RELEASE Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to find a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, you belong @ your library. The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) helps level the playing field by making both print and […]

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Part I: Celebrate National Library Week (April 8-14)

Part I: Celebrate National Library Week (April 8-14)

MEDIA RELEASE Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to find a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, you belong @ your library. The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) helps level the playing field by making both print and […]

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Public libraries offer free Wi-Fi

Public libraries offer free Wi-Fi

MEDIA RELEASE Free wireless Internet access is now available in public libraries statewide. “Our patrons will be very excited to know we have expanded our free wi-fi service from two Oahu libraries – Kaneohe and Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Libraries – to nearly all 50 libraries statewide,” State Librarian Richard Burns said. “While the interim Manoa […]

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HSPLS consolidating patron database

HSPLS consolidating patron database

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System’s patron database will undergo a purge of inactive accounts Dec. 20. Removing these accounts will provide an updated, more accurate database for our business and management uses. Inactive accounts are accounts with expired library cards and: * No borrowed library material in the past three years * […]

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Kindle is now compatible with OverDrive eBooks

Kindle is now compatible with OverDrive eBooks

MEDIA RELEASE Library patrons with Kindle eBook readers can now access and download nearly 50,000 eBooks from the Hawaii State Public Library System’s (HSPLS) website, thanks to Amazon and OverDrive, the system’s primary provider of eBooks and digital audiobooks, State Librarian Richard Burns has announced. Kindle, the popular eBook reader, is now compatible with the […]

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State library offering more than 15,000 ebooks

State library offering more than 15,000 ebooks

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System now offers patrons access to more than 15,000 ebooks through Project Gutenberg and the Overdrive website. “This collection allows HSPLS to more than double our current ebook collection, while simultaneously expanding our role as a gateway for our patrons, as we provide ever-increasing access to digital materials, […]

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