University Libraries

University Libraries



Hawaii Loa Campus
Cooke Academic Center
45-045 Kamehameha Highway
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 236-3505




Downtown Campus
LB Building
1060 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 544-0210

Community Cards


The University Libraries are not open to the general public. However, Hawai'i State residents may purchase a Community Card. Proof of Hawai'i State residency is required.

The annual fee is $160.00 per calendar year. Fees are not pro-rated. Cards are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please see the Community Card Policy and Registration Form.


  1. On-site use of the library collections. Users are expected to follow the University Libraries Conduct Policy.
  2. Borrowing of one book at a time for a single check-out period of 28 days.  The Libraries' online catalog may be used.  McNaughton Collection books are excluded.
    1. Community Card must be accompanied by a valid picture identification (i.e., current Hawaii State driver’s license, current Hawaii State identification, current passport).
    2. Overdue fees are incurred at $.50/day.
    3. Lost book charges apply for non-returned materials.

A Community Card does not include:

  • Use of computer equipment
  • Online services
  • Interlibrary loan & document delivery services
  • Computer database search services
  • Use of study rooms/carrels
  • Use of Audio Visual materials. 


An HPU Alumni is defined as a person who has graduated from an HPU program.

  1. All HPU Alumni who make a minimum tax-deductible donation of $100.00/year to HPU will be granted a free community card for the corresponding calendar year.
  2. Community cards must be picked up in person at either Libraries’ Circulation Services Desk.
  3. All of the above Community Card privileges and restrictions apply.


The University Libraries reserve the right to not issue cards, and the right to recall a community card.