HBB Summer Reading Challenge Week 1

by Misty on June 13, 2010
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Monkey vs. Robot Reading Challenge update!  If you’re just catching up, read the original post here.  Monkey is in the lead this week.  He had a great start with 609 pages read.  Robot is behind with only 447 pages.  …

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Book End: Weekend of June 11, 2010

by Alex on June 11, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

I hope everyone has a great Kamehameha Day today! Don’t forget that next week begins the annual week-long …

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“Talking Hawaii’s Story” discussion & signing this weekend.

by Alex on June 10, 2010
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Based on oral history interviews conducted by the Center for Oral History at UH Mānoa, Talking Hawai‘i’s Story: Oral Histories of an Island People presents a rich sampling of the landmark work done by the Center, making accessible …

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Iconic Book Covers–Hawaiian Style

by Misty on June 9, 2010
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Inspired by this recent compilation by Abe Books of 50 iconic book covers, we decided to take a look at local books of the last 30 years to find the most iconic covers in Hawaii literature. What do we …

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U.S. Army String Quartet concert at Hawaii State Library

by Alex on June 9, 2010
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The U.S. Army Strolling Strings, a premier ensemble of the U.S. Armed Forces, will present a free concert featuring their String Quartet in celebration of the 2010 HSPLS Summer Reading Program on Thursday, June 10 at noon in …

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Kapolei Library will Offer Special Events in June-July 2010

by Alex on June 7, 2010
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Kapolei Public Library will offer special events for the whole family in celebration of the 2010 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program from June -July.  Admission is free.

Keiki Storytimes: Summer 2010 will be held on Mondays and Thursdays …

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HBB Summer Reading: A battle bigger than Jacob vs. Edward

by Misty on June 4, 2010
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The opportunity to read during the day was always one of my favorite parts of summer vacation—lazy weekdays spent on epic adventures or engrossed in riveting mysteries, all without leaving my backyard. Sitting outside in the sun with a good …

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Book End: Weekend of June 4, 2010

by Alex on June 4, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

At the recent Hawaii Book & Music Festival we had the pleasure of meeting Evelyn who runs the …

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Book Review: Rainbows Over Kapa’a

by Alex on June 3, 2010
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Due to the unique character of Kapa’a, a landless Hawaiian had become an established business man in the Kaua’i community.

Hawaii is often seen as very different from other places in the world.  In turn, each island has its own …

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