Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024 Symposium
The Role of Libraries, Museums, and Archives in Engaging with Local Communities

Webcast Ricky Punzalan Erlinda Naputi Halena Kapuni-Reynolds Raymond Pun

Please join the San José State University School of Information for its symposium in celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Register in advance to attend this free event:


I. Welcome

  • Dr. Anthony Chow, PhD, Professor and Director, SJSU iSchool

II. Opening Keynote Address

  • Halena Kapuni-Reynolds: Associate Curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian with a focus on Native Hawaiian History and Culture
  • Erlinda Naputi: President, Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives, and Museums Director, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library
  • Ricky Punzalan: Assistant Professor, University of Michigan. Focus on Reparative Approaches to Philippine Collections at the University of Michigan
  • Ray Pun: Academic and Research Librarian, Alder Graduate School of Education

III. iSchool AANHPI Student Club Student Spotlight

  • Emmalani “Keau” George

IV. Concluding Remarks