Book End: Weekend of Oct. 31

by Alex on October 30, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

Happy Halloween everybody!  I’m sure your weekend will be very busy, either partying with the grown-ups or tending to the trick-or-treaters, but if you have time this weekend I highly recommend continuing to support Hawaii’s literary scene …

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November = NaNoWriMo!!

by Misty on October 29, 2009
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posted by M.L. Sanico

November is National Novel Writing Month!


…ever wanted to write a novel?

It started in 1999 with only 21 participants and in 2008 over 100,000 people signed up from all over the world. But what is …

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Chin Music Press Event at UH Manoa (10/29)

by Alex on October 26, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

The University of Hawaii (UH) and Chin Music Press host an event with two Hawaii-based authors who have both written novels about Japan.  As part of the UH Manoa English Department’s Fall 2009 Reading and Colloquium Series, …

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Library Tour: Kailua Library

by Alex on October 24, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

Kailua Public Library is the next stop on Hawaii Book Blog’s Hawaii Public Library Challenge Tour.  We drove up to the Windward side on a beautiful Saturday morning, hoping to catch some breakfast and run a …

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Spooooky Stories! Hawaiiana Picks for Halloween

by Misty on October 23, 2009
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Halloween is one of our favorite holidays here at HBB but it always seems to sneak up on us. We had some grand plans for the blog and wanted to do a scary story each week, or visit haunted locations …

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Book End: Weekend of Oct. 24

by Alex on October 23, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

Another weekend is here!  They can never come soon enough.  Not much to talk about this week–we did visit two more libraries and are working on the write-ups for those and a couple more from the previous …

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Library Challenge Book Review: Kai the ‘Opihi Gets the Point

by Dawn on October 21, 2009
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posted by D. Sueoka

Some things in this world are better flat: mouse pads, for example, senbei, or the foundation of a skyscraper. Other things, not so much. Like tires, soda, and ‘opihi shells.

In Kai the ‘Opihi Gets the

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Stories of Aloha Giveaway!

by Alex on October 20, 2009
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First off, I want to send a big mahalo out to everybody involved with the special Stories of Aloha book distribution and signing event for former Aloha Airlines (AQ) employees.  This event was put together thanks to Jocelyn Fujii, Hula

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Library Challenge Book Review: The Last of the Dream People

by Misty on October 19, 2009
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During our visit to Kahuku Public Library, neighborhood author Alice Anne Parker was hosting a seminar about understanding your dreams. It was an informal affair–just sitting around talking story about the mystery and wonder of dreaming. As part of her …

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Book End: Weekend of Oct. 17

by Alex on October 16, 2009
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Another hectic week has passed and we feel we are constantly busy, not only with blog-related events but also a number of other things.  It’s always difficult around the holidays to find the time for everything you want to do, …

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Hawai’i’s Saint

by Misty on October 12, 2009
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posted by M.L. Sanico

On Sunday, October 11th (or Saturday night Hawai’i Standard Time) the world was officially introduced to Hawai’i’s patron saint. It was nonstop news coverage all week as Hawai’i residents flocked to Rome for the canonization of …

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