A Holiday Hiatus & Library Tour Update

by Alex on December 31, 2009
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First off, I hope everybody is enjoying the holiday season!  It’s been very fun, but very busy for both Misty and I.  You may have noticed we’ve been on a slight hiatus the last two weeks and one of the …

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Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!

by Misty on December 30, 2009
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Happy New Year! Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!

You may have noticed a slight decrease in posts here at HBB (especially regarding our Library Tour— where we hit a bit of a snag and have not recovered). Despite failing to complete our …

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Last Minute Christmas Gifts?!

by Misty on December 23, 2009
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posted by M.L. Sanico

If you’re anything like me, you’re now scrambling for some last minute gifts (and vowing to start early next year—even though it rarely happens). Sometimes, the best thing to do is slow down, take an evening…  …

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Our book blogger holiday swap has arrived!

by Misty on December 22, 2009
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Just in time for Christmas we received our gift from the Book Blogger Holiday Swap! We mentioned the items that we sent to our secret book blogger earlier in this post. And yay! this weekend we got a …

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Book End: Weekend of Dec. 18, 2009

by Alex on December 18, 2009
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Aloha Friday!  It’s time for another Book End and as it’s the holiday season, the number of literary events has tailed off quite a bit in comparison to the weekends prior.  However, there are still a number of interesting book …

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‘Waikiki’ Giveaway Winner!

by Alex on December 17, 2009
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Thank you to everyone who entered our Holiday Book Giveaway on Twitter.  We greatly appreciate all your retweets and consider you all winners in our hearts!  But enough cheese and on to the drawing!  The winner of this giveaway wins …

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Christmas books for the keiki!

by Misty on December 16, 2009
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The weather has finally cooled, lights are twinkling everywhere you look and KSSK is playing non-stop holiday tunes—it’s Christmas time in Hawaiʽi!  Although there’s no snow, the cozy feeling of Christmas is never lacking and the season is merrily celebrated …

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Book Review – Kāneʻohe: A History of Change

by Alex on December 14, 2009
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There is a great sense of preservation at Kaneohe Library.  When speaking with Thomas Churma, we felt that under his management the library had a strong sense of safeguarding its past by balancing it with technology of the present.  There …

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Book End: Weekend of December 11

by Alex on December 10, 2009
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Help to support Hawaii’s literary community by attending one of these awesome literary/library events:

Untitled photograph by Derlyn Rhoades of Sacred Hearts Academy

Ongoing in December-

  • At Kapolei Library: “Dark Clouds over Paradise: the Hawaii Internees Story,” an exhibit presented
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Book Blogger Swap: ‘Journey Through Books’ Blog

by Misty on December 10, 2009
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Yay! Our Secret Santee, Sheila—who runs an awesome book blog called Journey Through Books, received our holiday package yesterday and she posted a very nice thank you message on her blog here. Sheila is an active book blogger, …

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Library Tour: Liliha Public Library

by Misty on December 9, 2009
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posted by M.L. Sanico

I think one of the first things we started realizing about the Hawaii State Public Library System (the only statewide public library system in the United States) is that its greatest resources are its employees. We’ve …

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