Mookini Library Ask a Librarian

Aloha! Faculty, staff, and students of UH Hilo and Hawaiʻi CC are welcome to submit questions to Reference staff.

Others will be assisted if requests concern UH Hilo, Hawaiʻi CC, unique resources, or government documents held by the Mookini Library.

We will answer short questions like those you might ask at a reference desk. Get individualized help for more in-depth research with our Book-a-Librarian service. If your question is not related to library research, we will put you in touch with the appropriate UH service department.

You will receive an answer within two (2) working days (excluding weekends, holidays, and campus closures).

If you are unable to use this form, address your question to

If you prefer to speak to a reference librarian or if you need further assistance, please call (808) 932-7296.

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