- Bibliographic Services/Systems Librarian
- BA Nihon University 1987
- MLIS North Carolina Central University 1994
- MA University of Pittsburgh 2004
Ms. Okuhara moved to the United States to attend library school at North Carolina Central University. After graduation in 1994, Ms. Okuhara worked at Duke University and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Library in Washington, D.C.. From 1997 until June 2003, Ms. Okuhara was the Japanese Catalog Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh's East Asian Library and obtained her second master's degree in the field of Japanese studies. Ms. Okuhara is active in the North American Serials Interest Group, American Association for Law Libraries, and Hawai`i Library Association.