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Gift Guidelines

Thank you for considering a gift to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library. Our collections have been enriched greatly over the years through your generous gifts of materials and funds.

Monetary Gifts

Monetary gifts may be made through the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation. Ask at any circulation or reference desk for a UH Foundation Gift Form, or donate online at:

Materials Gifts

If you wish to donate publications such as books or journals, please contact the appropriate subject selector. In order to help the librarian evaluate your materials, we may ask you to provide a list of publications that includes author, title, edition, and publication date. If the donation consists of a few items (9 items or less), you may choose to hand them in at the Hamilton Library circulation desk without prior arrangement with the subject selector.

For donations of unpublished materials such as personal papers, photographs, archives or manuscripts, please contact Archives and Manuscripts at (808) 956-6047 or the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections at (808) 956-8264.

Please note the following:

In general, we regret that we cannot accept the following materials:

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the gift coordinator at (808) 956-8227 or

Thank you for considering a gift to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library.

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