Kihei Public Library's air-conditioning unit is malfunctioning and due to excessive heat, the library is closed as of 3:00p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. If the AC unit is repaired, the library will reopen for normal hours on Wednesday, June 19th. We apologize to the Kihei library users for this inconvenience.
Today, Taiwan is a prosperous democracy with a thriving civil society. How did it come about? This exhibit tells the epic story.
The exhibit is structured into areas of focus including the introduction: Who are the Taiwanese? And parts 1 through 5 covering the topics Taiwan Prior to 1895, Japanese Colonial Rule and Resistance (1895-1945), Repression During the Cold War (1945-1975), Democratization (1975-1996), and Taiwanese Identity and Two-party Rule (1996-2017)
This exhibit will run January 10, 2019 though February 15, 2019, and is available for viewing in the front lobby of Hawaii State Library during regular library hours.
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan Foundation for Democracy
East Asia Center, University of Washington
East Asia Library, University of Washington
Taiwan Studies Program, University of Washington
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Hawaii State Library