Subject Liaisons

Librarians at Mookini Library serve as subject liaisons to University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College academic departments. Subject liaisons:

  • develop and maintain resources in subject areas
  • provide individual research assistance
  • conduct library instruction sessions
  • welcome suggestions to improve collections and library services

If you have a suggestion that affects more than one subject area or if you aren't sure which subject area applies, please email

Updated October 2022

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College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM)

Donna Ohora

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) - Humanities

Brian Bays

  • Art
  • Communication
  • Dance / Drama / Theatre
  • Music / Sound Recordings
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • English / ESL
  • Chinese
  • Filipino
  • French
  • Japanese / Japanese Studies
  • Spanish

Humanities Library Resource Guides

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) - Social Sciences

Amy Saxton

  • Administration of Justice
  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • Environmental Science / Studies
  • Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Geography
  • History (except Hawaiʻi and Pacific)
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

College of Business and Economics (CoBE)

Brian Bays

College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS)

Lari-Anne Au

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Sciences
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Physics
  • Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES)

College of Pharmacy

Donna Ohora

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani, College of Hawaiian Language


  • Hawaiian Language / Hawaiian Studies
  • History (Hawaiʻi and Pacific)
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Pacific Islands Studies

Other Collection Areas