Makahiki: Hawaiian Harvest Celebration

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

I hope everyone has had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! Having imbibed on various treats and  now sufficiently out of my food induced coma, I thought it might be nice to talk a little bit about makahiki

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Book Review: Obake Files by Glen Grant

by Alex on November 28, 2009
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Since starting our Hawaii State Public Library Challenge Tour, we have learned a great deal about our state library system.  We’ve learned about how they categorize and display books, what kinds of programs and services are commonly and uniquely offered, …

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Book End: Weekend of Nov. 28, 2009

by Alex on November 28, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

I hope everybody had a festive Thanksgiving and a rewarding Black Friday (if you’re into that sort of thing).  Let’s hope you have the strength to get that leftovers-filled stomach up out of your chair in order …

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Thanksgiving in Hawaii: A variety show for your tummy!

by Misty on November 25, 2009
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posted by M.L. Sanico

Cook book recommendations for the holiday party season!

Office potlucks, family gatherings, barbecue at the beach with friends… you’re sure to find something for everyone in these books!

If you’ve been to a local-style Thanksgiving celebration …

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Book End: Weekend of Nov. 20, 2009

by Alex on November 20, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

I am completely exhausted.  What a whirlwind week it has been for us as we push forward to finishing our Library Tour.  We visited three libraries this past week and are looking to write them up as …

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Library Tour: Kaneohe Public Library

by Alex on November 19, 2009
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Libraries are often very busy on Saturdays and not all branches have the luxury of being open on a weekend, so we try to visit most locations during the week.  One of the challenges we have in our Library Tour …

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Library Tour: Manoa Public Library

by Misty on November 14, 2009
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Coming into this Library Tour Challenge we knew it wouldn’t be easy to accomplish, that there would be some bumps along the way, and that with Hawai’i’s libraries struggling we’d have to be flexible. We knew not all locations would …

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Book End: Weekend of November 13, 2009

by Alex on November 13, 2009
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posted by A.Alba

Another weekend, and another busy week finished!

Don’t forget to continue donating to both the Hawai’i State Public Library and the Friends of the Library of Hawai’i.  For the HSPL, you can donate money to the statewide …

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Hawaiʻi Veterans Day Book Recommendations

by Misty on November 11, 2009
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Happy Veterans Day to all of the active and retired service members whose tremendous sacrifice has enabled us to enjoy so many liberties.

Alex and I are both local Army-brats and having grown up in military families we celebrate Veterans …

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Celebrating 80 years of Hawaiian Airlines

by Alex on November 11, 2009
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On November 11, 1929, Territorial Governor Lawrence M. Judd stood at the hangar at John Rodgers Airport for the inauguration of Inter-Island’s first scheduled flight between Honolulu and the other islands.  Judd’s daughter, Betty, christened the two new Sikorsky S-38

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Book Review – Balikbayan: A Filipino Homecoming

by Alex on November 9, 2009
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It was the Marcos regime in the mid-1970s that coined the term balikbayan by joining the Tagalog words balik, to return, with bayan, meaning town and nation. A balikbayan’s relationship to the Philippines is construed in terms of his sentimental

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