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Diane Sakai, Professor and Access Services/Reference Librarian, Retired

Contact Information

Windward Community College
45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd.
Kaneohe, HI 96744


If you have a reference question:


  • B.A. (American History), University of Denver
  • M.A. Library Studies, University of Denver
  • M.Ed (Educational Communications & Technology), University of Hawaii

Campus Activities

University of Hawaii Library Council

Professional Activities and Affiliations

  • Hawaii Library Consortium, President-Elect
  • Hawaii Library Consortium, E-Database Committee
  • Hawaii Library Association
  • American Library Association
  • ALA - Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Friends of the Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library

Favorite Food

  • Vietnamese

Favorite Movie

  • Dot the I
  • Match Point

Favorite Books

  • Blue-eyed child of fortune: the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw - personal letters
  • The life and adventure of John Nicol, mariner, his service in King’s ships in war and peace, his travels and explorations by sea to remote and unknown countries in merchant vessels, whaler, and other sundry craft - journal

Most Interesting Job

  • Library Page: A job I had after school while in high school. I shelved a couple of hundred books each afternoon and came across just endless numbers of fascinating books about people, places, and stories. Reading these books just broadened my view of the world.

Favorite Place on the Island

  • Hanauma Bay