Important Alert #1:  The Hilo Public Library's restrooms, except for those in the Children's Section, are not in service as of Friday, January 11, 2019. No ADA restrooms are available at this time. The estimated time of repair is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  We apologize for this inconvenience to our Hilo library patrons.

Important Alert #2:  The Kaneohe Public Library will be closed for approximately one month, starting January 2, 2019 for a parking lot improvement project.  The book drop will be closed from 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018  and remain closed until the library reopens. During the closure, borrowed items may be returned to any public library. Updates on the reopening of the Kaneohe Public Library will be posted on our website. We apologize for this inconvenience to our Kaneohe library users.

Student Short Film Contest

Posted on: August 29, 2018 | Category: News

Honolulu International Film Festival logoAttention Young Film-Makers! The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), in partnership with the Daniel K. Inouye Institute, invites middle and high  school students to submit short films exploring and interpreting themes from the late Senator Inouye’s historic keynote address at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Winning student films will be showcased at public libraries in the future.Senator Daniel K. Inouye at 1968 Democratic National Convention

Read the transcript of Senator Inouye’s Keynote Address

For more information, visit the Daniel K. Inouye Institute Student Film Initiative or contact Nancy McDonald at Entries must be submitted to the Hawaii International Film Festival by October 15, 2018.