Iolani Palace Event: The Importance of Digitizing Archival Materials

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Iolani Palace, Kanaina Building (Old Archives Building), 364 South King St., Honolulu, HI 96813

(Rescheduled from 9/25/19) 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:

• Doug 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


Get directions and parking information here.


The event is free and open to the public. Limited tickets available.
For more information, call (808) 552-0822 x134 or visit the event page on the Iolani Palace website.