Frequently Asked Questions

BOOKS

I have a print disability/I'm representing a student with a print disability. How may I access a UH Press book?

To request permission to use and obtain an electronic file on behalf of a student with a verified print disability, please complete our Request for Student with a Print Disability . You may also send ADA requests to uhpbooks@hawaii.edu

I want to publish my book with UH Press. Where do I send my book proposal?

Please see our Author Guidelines page for details.

Where is your catalog?

Click here to view our latest catalog(s).

I want to review a UH Press book. May I receive a copy?

Thank you for your interest. Please see our Reviews page for guidelines.

I want to publish an article in a UH Press journal. Where do I submit?

Editorial policies vary by journal. You may find submissions guidelines on each UH Press journal's product page. To view our list of journals, click here.

I'm a educator teaching from a UH Press book. May I receive a desk copy?

Please see our Desk Copy Policy for more details.

I'm a media representative covering a UH Press book or event. Who do I contact?

Please address your email to the Sales and Marketing Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

May I reproduce or reprint a portion of a UH Press book?

The Copyright Clearance Center handles permission requests and receipt of fees for the University of Hawai‘i Press. Most of our titles are listed with the Copyright Clearance Center. Please go to their website at www.copyright.com. If you have problems obtaining permission through this website, please complete our Republication Permission Request Form.

May I copy from a UH Press book for my educational course?

The Copyright Clearance Center handles course work permission requests and receipt of fees for the University of Hawai‘i Press. Most of our titles are listed with the Copyright Clearance Center. Please go to their website at www.copyright.com. If you have problems obtaining permission through this website, please complete the Course Use Permission Request Form.

I would like to excerpt a small passage from a UH Press book or journal. Do I need permission?

Please see our Fair Use Policy for more details.

I would like to translate a UH Press book. Who do I contact?

Please see our Translation Policy for more details.

I'm a UH Press author who would like to publish my book online. Who do I contact?

Please address an email including the nature of your request to our Digital Publishing Manager, Trond Knutsen.

I'm a UH Press author who would like my book to be sold in e-book format. Who do I contact?

Please address an email including the nature of your request to our Digital Publishing Manager, Trond Knutsen.

I'm an organization looking to partner with UH Press. Whom may I contact?

Please address an email including your name, phone number, and the nature of your request to the Administration. Click here to Contact Us.

I'm a UH Press author who needs to update my book. Who do I contact?

Please contact your editor. You may also review our Author Guidelines for more information.

I'm a UH Press author who would like to include a section of my book in an institutional repository. What should I do?

Please refer to our Institutional Repository Policy.

Do you offer editorial, design, and production services for titles not published by UH Press?

Please address an email including the nature of your request to our Production Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

I'm a sales representative looking to partner with UH Press? Who do I contact?

Please see our Sales and Distribution page for more details.

Journals

I want to publish an article in a UH Press journal. Where do I submit?

Editorial policies vary by journal. You may find submissions guidelines on each UH Press journal's product page. To view our list of journals, click here.

I would like to excerpt a small passage from a UH Press book or journal. Do I need permission?

Please see our Fair Use Policy for more details.

I'm an author or agent who wants to send a review copy to a UH Press journal. Where do I mail it?

Editorial policies vary by journal. You may find submissions guidelines on each UH Press journal's product page. To view our list of journals, click here.

I am interested in writing a book related to the subject matter of your journals. Do you publish books as well?

UH Press publishes both books and journals. Click here to view our Author Guidelines.

I'm an editor looking to publish or distribute my journal through UH Press. Who do I contact?

We welcome the opportunity to add your journal to our publishing program. Please address your email to the Journals Manager.Click here to Contact Us.

I want to review a UH Press journal. May I receive a copy?

Thank you for your interest. In an effort to go green, we do not provide free review copies. All our journals may be read electronically from our website or through our Project MUSE hosting platform. You may also download our Library Request Form to request access from your local library. If your review has already been published, please address an email to our Sales Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

Where is your journals catalog?

Click here to view our latest catalog(s).

Do you have an institutional price list?

Click here to visit our Agent and Institutional Subscriptions page.

I have a journal subscription expiring soon. How do I renew?

You may submit a new order online to renew your subscription. You may also address an email with your subscription information to our Subscription Manager, Norman Kaneshiro.

I recently changed addresses. How do I update my subscription?

Please address an email with your name, old mailing address, new mailing address, and subscription information to our Subscription Manager, Norman Kaneshiro.

I'm a subscriber but I didn't receive an issue with my subscription. What do I do?

Please address an email with your subscription information to our Subscription Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

I cannot access a UH Press journal through a library or an institution. What do I do?

As of 2017, all UH Press journals are available for individual subscriptions in electronic and/or print format. To view our list of journals, click here. You may also download our Library Request Form to request access from your local library.

I ordered an electronic journal subscription. Where is my access code?

Please check the email you received upon order confirmation for your access code. If you have misplaced you access code, please address an email to the Subscription Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

I'm an educator. May I copy from a UH Press journal for my course?

contact the Journals Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

May I reproduce or reprint a portion of a UH Press journal in a forthcoming publication?

The Copyright Clearance Center handles permission requests and receipt of fees for the University of Hawai‘i Press. Most journals are listed with the Copyright Clearance Center. Please go to their website at www.copyright.com. If you have problems obtaining permission through this website, please contact the Journals Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

I published an article in a UH Press journal. May I order copies of just my article?

Please address your email to the Subscriptions Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

I'm a media representative covering a UH Press journal or event. Who do I contact?

Please address your email to the Journals Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

I'm an educator or textbook adopter. How do I order a UH Press journal as my course textbook?

Please address an email to Customer Service with your order number. Click here to Contact Us.

I want to advertise in a UH Press journal. What are your requirements?

Please address your email to the Subscriptions Manager, Norman Kaneshiro.

How do I cancel my journal subscription?

Please address an email to Customer Service with your order number. Click here to Contact Us.

May I order back issues of a journal?

Issues older than two years are available in limited supply at discounted rates. Please contact the Subscription Manager, Norman Kaneshiro, for availability and a price quote. Please be sure to specify your shipping address, the journal title, and issue(s) you wish to purchase. Click here to Contact Us.

My journal arrived damaged. What do I do?

Please take a photo of the damage and attach it to an email addressed to the Subscription Manager, Norman Kaneshiro.

RIGHTS & permissions

May I reproduce or reprint a portion of a UH Press book?

The Copyright Clearance Center handles permission requests and receipt of fees for the University of Hawai‘i Press. Most of our titles are listed with the Copyright Clearance Center. Please go to their website at www.copyright.comIf you have problems obtaining permission through this website, please complete our Reprint Permission Request Form.

May I copy from a UH Press book for my educational course?

The Copyright Clearance Center handles course work permission requests and receipt of fees for the University of Hawai‘i Press. Most of our titles are listed with the Copyright Clearance Center. Please go to their website at www.copyright.com. If you have problems obtaining permission through this website, please complete the Course Use Permission Request Form.

I would like to excerpt a small passage from a UH Press book or journal. Do I need permission?

Please see our Fair Use Policy for more details.

I'd like to use an image from a UH Press book. Do I need permission?

UH Press does not usually hold copyright to the individual images in our books. Please review the acknowledgments or credit lines to determine whether rights are held by another party and direct your request to the rights holder. If the copyright to the material does appear to be held by UH Press, please complete our Reprint Permission Request Form.

I'm a publisher who would like to publish a foreign book in the U.S. Who do I contact?

UH Press will consider co-publishing books that fit with our publishing program (please review our "What We Publish" page for more information). If you are interested in proposing a co-publication, please contact Administration. Please note that we can only consider English-language books. We are not able to provide services for translation into English.

I'm a publisher who needs a F6166 TAX form. Who do I contact?

Please address an email including the nature of your request to the Administration. Click here to Contact Us.

I would like to translate a UH Press book. Who do I contact?

Please see our Translation Policy for more details.

I'm a UH Press author who would like to include a section of my book in an institutional repository. What should I do?

Please refer to our Institutional Repository Policy.

I have a print disability/I'm representing a student with a print disability. How may I access a UH Press book?

To request permission to use and obtain an electronic file on behalf of a student with a verified print disability, please complete our Request for Student with a Print Disability Form. You may also send ADA requests to uhpbooks@hawaii.edu

May I reproduce or reprint a portion of a UH Press journal in a forthcoming publication?

The Copyright Clearance Center handles permission requests and receipt of fees for the University of Hawai‘i Press. Most journals are listed with the Copyright Clearance Center. Please go to their website at www.copyright.com. If you have problems obtaining permission through this website, please contact the Journals Manager. Click here to Contact Us.

customer service

Which credit cards to you accept for payment?

We only accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discove credit cards. We're sorry, but the University of Hawai'i System does not accept American Express.

How do I cancel my order?

Please address an email to Customer Service with your order number. Click here to Contact Us.

My product was damaged. How do I get a refund?

Please click here for our Refund and Exchange Policies.

I changed my mind about my order. May I exchange it for another item?

Please click here for our Refund and Exchange Policies.

What are you shipping options?

We ship by US Media Mail, Priority Mail, and International Mail. Click here to view our Shipping Policy.

I live in Hawai'i and do not want to pay for shipping. Where may I purchase your books?

Please click here for a list of Hawai'i Bookstores that carry our books. If you live on O'ahu, you may also schedule a time to pickup your book from our office in Manoa Valley. Please send an email to Customer Service before placing your online order. Click here to Contact Us.

Do you have any books on sale?

Please click here to view a list of our current sale items. You may also sign up to receive promotional offers by email. Click here to Join our List.

Where is your catalog?

Click here to view our latest catalog(s).

I'm a UH Press author. Do I get a discount on books?

Please review your author contract for more details. You may also address an email to Customer Service.Click here to Contact Us.

I do not have a credit card. May I pay by cash or check?

We do not accept cash payments. Check and money order payments are accepted by Mail Order only. Please send us a completed Mail Order Form and allow 4 weeks for processing. Click here for the Mail Order Form.

I'm an organization looking to partner with UH Press. Whom may I contact?

Please address an email including your name, phone number, and the nature of your request to the Administration. Click here to Contact Us.