April Fool’s Day! Kamapua’a the Hawaiian Trickster

by Misty on March 31, 2010
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Happy April Fool’s Day! I’m not much of a prankster myself, but several of my closest loved ones are. I’m usually their favorite target because I’m terribly gullible and naturally inclined to believe others. So, every year I try to …

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March is Arts & Crafts Month!

by Misty on March 31, 2010
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Whew! March was a busy month for us and this last week there seemed to be a void in motivation on my part. But it’s only the 31st so it’s not quite over yet and I have one more day …

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Book Review: Humble Honest Men

by Alex on March 30, 2010
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of our readers of Irish descent, and everybody else in the world who celebrates this fine feasting day.  At least, that’s what I would have said if I actually wrote this review when I …

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Book End: Weekend of March 26, 2010

by Alex on March 26, 2010
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Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.  It’s been a crazy month for Misty and I, but now that a lot of the big events we’ve  to are out of the …

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Book End: Weekend of March 19, 2010

by Alex on March 19, 2010
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Wow, what a busy time we had the last week.  We arrived back from Japan on Tuesday of last week, had all kinds of personal and organizational commitments to attend and then worked hard on our annual Rec-Fest on Saturday.  …

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New Book & Event: The Polynesian Tattoo Today

by Alex on March 18, 2010
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HONOLULU—The Polynesian Tattoo Today is a compilation of over 200 detailed images of the beautiful and unique tradition that is Polynesian tattooing.  In addition to the photographs of the artwork, thirty of today’s top tattooists are featured in this …

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Reading for ‘Women’s History Month’: Important Ladies of Hawai’i

by Misty on March 16, 2010
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March is ‘Women’s History Month’ and there’s a bunch of educational and entertaining material out there to explore.

The Hawaii State Library often puts together very useful reading lists and I stumbled upon this collection/ bibliography of books on the …

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March Rec-Fest 2010 Wrap-Up

by Alex on March 14, 2010
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Alex:

First off, I would like to thank everyone who helped to spread the word about this event through our social media circles.  Although we didn’t reach our lofty goals for RT’s or Facebook fans, we did get a lot …

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March Rec-Fest Book 6: Eha Ko’u Opu (My Opu Hurts)

by Misty on March 13, 2010
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Well we’re wrapping up our Rec-Fest and First Book-Oahu will be here until 4:00 pm… but remember, you can say “First Book” at any Barnes & Noble Hawaii ANYTIME this weekend to help them raise money to buy new books …

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March Rec-Fest Book 5: All Around the Islands

by Alex on March 13, 2010
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Things are completely heating up here at Barnes & Noble Kahala.  Dog the Bounty Hunter is in the store and there is no question as to his popularity…the entire back row of book stacks toward the Music Center side of …

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March Rec-Fest Book 4: Tuesday

by Misty on March 13, 2010
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So many books, so little time! It’s dangerous here for me and Alex, we could literally blow our entire months paycheck on books!

This next review is on another award winning book. Although not from a Hawai’i author or publisher, …

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