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.
  • If your question is not related to library research, we will put you in touch with the appropriate UH department.
  • You will receive an answer within two (2) working days (excluding weekends and holidays).

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 you are unable to use the form, address your question to