Our mission, vision, and service philosophy

Mission Statement

The Hawaii State Public Library System inspires curiosity and creates opportunities for all to read, learn, and connect.

Vision Statement

Nourished minds. Thriving Hawaii communities. Enriched generations.

Service Philosophy

The Hawaii State Public Library System provides service with aloha. We value and welcome all. We are courteous, helpful, knowledgeable, and dedicated to serving our communities.

 

In State observance of the King Kamehameha I Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

In State observance of the Memorial Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed May 25 to 27, 2024.