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'Ulu'ulu Moving Image Archive of Hawai'i: Home

A guide to researching 'Ulu'ulu's video collections

Aloha and welcome to the 'Ulu'ulu Research Guide!

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This guide provides basic information about 'Ulu'ulu and helpful tips to assist you in researching our collections.


'Ulu'ulu is Hawai'i's official state archive for moving images (videos and films). Our collections include over 20,000 videotapes and motion picture film reels about Hawaiʻi from the 1920s - 2000s. Our focus is on unique, primary source material not widely available or commercially distributed.

To search our collections, visit our website: (no login required).

Due to copyright limitations, only a clip of each video is included on our website. We provide web links to the full-length videos upon request (free of charge) so that you can watch from anywhere with Internet access - contact us to submit a request. 



Contact Us

We are located in the library on the UH West O'ahu campus in Kapolei.

Hours: MON-FRI 9:00am-5:00pm



UHWO Library First Floor
91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707

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