Library

Visit the Library
Please pardon our limited hours while we have reduced library staff available! Please visit us by appointment with Elizabeth Po’oloa (Director of Operations and Collections),  epooloa@missionhouses.org

Appointments available
Fridays: 10AM – 12:30PM and 2:30PM – 4PM       

Contact Us 
Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society (HMCS) Library at Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives
553 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813

epooloa@missionhouses.org

Visit the Online Catalog (via LibraryWorld), to browse the library’s holdings and call numbers. If prompted, use “HMCS Library” as the library name, no password is required.

Visit our Digital Collections (via Omeka) to access scans of original, full-text letters, journals and publications, many of which were written or printed right here Honolulu ABCFM Mission Station. The Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society Library has the most extensive collection of Hawaiian-language publications in the world!

Visit our Virtual Exhibits (via PastPerfect 5.0) to view a selection of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, film negatives and quilts from our permanent collections. 

Contact us

For Assistance, Please Call

(808) 447-3919