Mailbox Treasure – George R.R. Martin

by Alex on October 17, 2010
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Check out the treasures I’ve received in the mail the last few weeks!  The last piece I finally pulled from my mailbox today and in gratitude I wanted to post about it and thank the giveaway host.

Back during Book

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Book Beginnings on Friday

by Alex on October 15, 2010
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Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re …

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Book End: Weekend of October 15, 2010

by Alex on October 15, 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.

Tis’ the season!  Teen Read Week is coming next week (October 17-23) with the theme “Books with …

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Book review: If You Live in a Small House

by Misty on October 13, 2010
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… the Honolulu house was condemned by the Territory of Hawai’i for a highway, a main artery to bring in office workers from the country to the city. Never before had residents lost houses to a highway; they received various

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Filipino-American History Month: A Reading List

by Alex on October 13, 2010
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In 2008, the Hawaii State Legislature enacted into law that October will be designated Filipino-American History Month to annually commemorate the contributions of Filipino-Americans to Hawaiʻi and the United States.1  104 years ago in 1906, the first sakadas emigrated …

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Rainbows over the Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement

by Alex on October 12, 2010
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I got a quick update from Judie Fernandez, the publicity director for author Bill Fernandez:

If you will be in attendance or access to the Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement convention at the Convention Center from October 11 – 14 …

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Hawaii Five-O at Punchbowl: Book Recommendation

by Misty on October 12, 2010
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Those of us watching the recent episode of Hawaii Five-O last night were hard pressed not to notice the grassy hills and stoic marble buildings of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Generous (and gorgeous) shots of the iconic …

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Hawaii Publishers on Facebook & Twitter

by Alex on October 9, 2010
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Social networking has exploded in the last couple of years with the rise of Facebook and Twitter into the mainstream media. Many people you know on an everyday basis, friends from youth, co-workers, relatives and more are on Facebook and …

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Native Books / Nā Mea Hawaiʻi 20th Anniversary

by Alex on October 9, 2010
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20 / 20 on 10 / 10!

Starting tonight at midnight, Native Books will be celebrating 20 years of being a part of community with a 20-Hour “Share the Wealth” Event at their store on the ʻEwa end of Ward …

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Book Beginnings on Friday

by Alex on October 8, 2010
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Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re …

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Book End: Weekend of October 8, 2010

by Alex on October 8, 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.

October 10th marks the 20th Anniversary of Native Books Hawaii!  EVERYTHING will be 20% off in the

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