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Other materials

We’re so much more than just books!

Here are a few things that you won’t find in our catalog.



Hawaiian sheet music

Index

Hawaii sheet music collection

Where do you keep them?

The Hawaii & Pacific Section
Hawaii State Library
478 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-3535

How many do you have?

Over 200

How do I get them?

The sheet music is for reference use only and cannot be borrowed. To see them come visit us.

In addition to this collection, the Hawaii & Pacific Section owns many compilations of sheet music in book form that can be checked out.


Hawaiian quilt patterns

Index

Contained in binders at the library

Where do you keep them?

Waianae Public Library
85-625 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, Hawaii 96792
(808) 697-7868

How many do you have?

580

How do I get them?

The Hawaiian Quilt Patterns are in-library use only. We have a tracing table available so you can make your own copies of the designs to take with you.


Hawaiian quilt patterns

Index

By picture and pattern name

Where do you keep them?

Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library
67-1209 Mamalahoa Hwy
Waimea, Hawaii 96743
(808) 887-6067

How many do you have?

80

How do I get them?

The Hawaiian Quilt Patterns are available at the circulation desk for in-library or interlibrary use within the state as a reference item.


Hawaii yearbooks

Index

Yearbook collection

Where do you keep them?

The Hawaii & Pacific Section
Hawaii State Library
478 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-3535

(Local branches may also have yearbooks depending on donations)

How many do you have?

Over 2,000

How do I get them?

The yearbooks are for reference use only and cannot be borrowed. To see yearbooks, please go to the Hawaii & Pacific reference desk and fill out a yearbook request form. You must leave your valid picture ID at the desk while using the yearbooks.


Songs

Index

The AMR Song Index is an in-house database that includes all genres of popular songs, including children’s songs, folk songs, foreign songs, and some art songs, but not instrumental music books.  It indicates the location of more than 50,000 songs in the section’s popular songbooks and sheet music.

Where do you keep them?

Arts, Music, and Recreation Section
Hawaii State Library
478 South King Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-3520

How many do you have?

Over 45,000

How do I get them?

Please note that the Song Index is not directly accessible by patrons. Please visit the AMR staff and they will assist you in conducting your search.


Talking books

Index

Talking book topics

Where do you keep them?

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
402 Kapahulu Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 733-8444

How many do you have?

96,977 volumes

How do I get them?

Talking books are available for those who are unable to read or use regular print due to a visual or physical disability.  You need to fill out an application form and be certified by a “competent authority” as eligible for the service.


Edna Allyn room memorial book collection

Index

None

Where do you keep them?

Edna Allyn Room for Children
Hawaii State Library
478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 586-3510

How many do you have?

We are reorganizing currently, but have around 700 titles in the collection.

How do I get them?

The collection is reference only, and must be used under the supervision of a staff member. Access to the collection requires a valid ID. Copies can be made depending on the condition of the item. Non-flash photography is allowed. Note taking may be done with pencil only.


Historical doll collection

Index

Being created.

Where do you keep them?

Edna Allyn Room for Children
Hawaii State Library
478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 586-3510

How many do you have?

Over 200

How do I get them?

We are working on putting together a comprehensive listing and digital catalog of the dolls. They will be available for viewing for research purposes by appointment only.


Seed stations

Index

None

Where do you keep them?

Kahuku Public & School Library
Kailua-Kona Public Library
Kaimuki Public Library
Kalihi Public Library
Manoa Public Library
Pearl City Public Library

How many do you have?

Varies

How do I get them?

Seed catalogs are located inside the library. They contain packets of seeds that are free to take with you to grow and harvest at home. You can also leave non-genetically modified seed packets to share with others.


Portuguese ship manifests

Index

We have a handwritten index on cards listed by passenger last name.

Where do you keep them?

Honokaa Public Library
45-3380 Mamane St, Bldg #3
Honokaa, HI 96727
(808) 775-8881

How many do you have?

6 file boxes

How do I get them?

The Portuguese Ship Manifests are in-library use only. Come visit the library to have a look!