The ‘Iolani School Archives collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to historical records of ‘Iolani School.
Materials are non-circulating, so items must be used in the archives.
The archives stacks are closed. This means that if you need a record, the archives staff will retrieve it for you.
Allow plenty of time when you visit, archival research is time consuming.
Keep track of the resources you use! Note the collection, box number, and folder just-in-case you need to revisit or cite the item.
'Iolani School Archives
'Iolani School Archives, Honolulu, Hawai'i
Handling instructions for using archival materials.
In order to prolong the life of materials, please:
’Iolani School has suspended on-campus academic operations and is CLOSED to the public.
This closure includes the ‘Iolani School Archives.
For more information see the school’s Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update page.
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9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Hours may vary.
For an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Archivist reserves the right to restrict use of materials which are exceptionally fragile.
The Archivist can help determine what records will help you with your research.
Students should come to the archives to do their own research.
Researchers may contact the archives with questions or research queries. The amount of time the Archivist can do research for you is limited; for in-depth queries please come into the archives to do research.
The 'Iolani School Archives provides the following services:
The 'Iolani School Archives contains materials, information, videos, images, etc., that may be considered sensitive or offensive according to today's standards. These items are indicative of societal attitudes at particular points in time. Such materials are retained and preserved in an effort to adequately represent the historical record.
Due to the irreplaceable and sometimes fragile condition of documents, all reproduction (photocopying, scanning, and use of cameras) is at the discretion of the Archivist.
Reproductions from the ‘Iolani School Archives are for research or personal use only. For any other use written permission must be obtained. The researcher assumes all responsibility for complying with copyright, libel and privacy laws.
See the Policies tab for more information.
Available through the 'Iolani School website:
Older editions of the Bulletin, beginning in 1960, are available in the 'Iolani School Archives.
For more information, schedule an appointment to conduct your research. Please note the Archives' open hours on the Welcome tab of this guide.
© The researcher assumes all responsibility for complying with Copyright and other Intellectual Property laws.