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Japanese Americans in Hawaii during World War II: Home

UH-West Oahu Library Information

UH West Oʻahu Library Hours

Mon: 7:30am-9pm
Tue: 7:30am-9pm
Wed: 7:30am-9pm
Thu: 7:30am-9pm
Fri: 7:30am-5pm
Sat: 10:00am-5pm


UHWO Library Address:
UH West Oʻahu Library 
91-1001 Farrington Highway 
Kapolei, HI. 96707

Directions to the West Oʻahu Campus:

[Click here and enter your address for directions to the campus]

From Honolulu, or the North Shore, take the Queen Liliuokalani Freeway (H1) West to Kapolei exit 3.

From Waianae, take the Queen Liliuokalani Freeway (H1) East to Kapolei exit 3.

Drive makai (south) on Kualakai Parkway (State Highway 8930) to Farrington Hwy. Turn right onto Farrington Highway. Turn left into the main campus driveway.

Visitor parking is avaialble in Lot A.

Purpose Statement

The purpose of this LibGuide is to help students at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu (UHWO) find print and electronic resources from the Library, as well as information from the local and national community that focus on how World War II impacted the lives of Japanese and Japanese-Americans. 

Please note that some of these resources are RESTRICTED by license for UHWO students, faculty and staff only. If you are affiliated with UHWO, you can access these sources from your home or the library with a valid UH ID card (for print sources) or a UH username and password (for online sources).

The information provided in this guide is in no way comprehensive. Please contact me through the information provided on the right side of the page with any questions or general comments. Thank you. 

How to Navigate and Cite Resources

This LibGuide is organized by tabs at the top of the page, and well as by hyperlinks to each tab through a Table of Contents box on the left side of each indivdual page. 

If you plan to use any of the resources listed in this LibGuide, please be sure to cite them in the correct citation format:

MLA  (for Liberal Arts and Humanties)

APA (for Social Sciences)

Chicago (for History)

For a side-by-side comparison of the different styles, here is a citation chart from Purdue University

The Purdue OWL: Citation Chart