Sharing Stories: The Importance of Digitizing Archival Materials

WHEN: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4:00 – 6:30 pm
WHERE: Iolani Palace, Kanaina Building (Old Archives Building), 364 South King St.

This event is free and open to the public. Register by claiming a free ticket here. Limited tickets available.

Iolani Palace invites the community to hear about its recent project to digitize the files from the Junior League of Honolulu related to the restoration and renovation of the Palace. Representatives from three organizations will share information about the digitization process, offer insight into the stories these historical resources hold, discuss lessons learned, and the provide an understanding of the importance of these projects. This program is supported by a grant from the Hawaii Council for the Humanities.

Panelists will include:

  • Dr. Douglas Askman, Associate Professor of History at Hawaii Pacific University
  • Keau George, Collections Manager at Hula Preservation Society
  • Marcus Ortiz, Digitization Consultant
  • Alice Guild, Former Managing Director of The Friends of Iolani Palace and Junior League of Honolulu Member

Register for Free

For more information, please call (808) 522-0822 x134.