Photo Gallery: Book Events 11/20/10

by Alex on November 22, 2010
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One of our missions here at Hawaii Book Blog is to help promote local literacy events such as book fairs, library programs and book signings.  We enjoy going to these and want to ensure that as many people out there …

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Book End: Weekend of November 19, 2010

by Alex on November 19, 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.

Book Crazy

If you’ve been following my Book Ends the last few weeks, you know I’ve been …

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Book Review: Tweakerville

by Alex on November 18, 2010
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A few weeks ago in one of my Friday Book Beginnings I wrote about a new novel, Tweakerville by Alexei Melnick.  In my post I mentioned the unique narration; the harsh, almost unnerving attention to detail of drug culture; …

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Cookbook Countdown: Week 2!

by Misty on November 17, 2010
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Well it’s another week closer to the end of 2010 and I dunno about you but I am nowhere near prepared for the holidays. I feel like it’s still August and yet, here we are already on week two …

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Book End: Weekend of November 13, 2010

by Alex on November 12, 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.

Book Fair!

Barnes & Noble Ala Moana will be hosting a Book Fair to benefit the Mission …

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Cookbook Countdown to New Year’s

by Misty on November 11, 2010
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The thing about the holidays, or the entire months of November and December, is that the house is perpetually filled with yummy smells. Family gatherings and food are so much a part of the season, one undoubtedly finds oneself being …

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Green Book Campaign 2010 Book Review

by Misty on November 10, 2010
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This year we decided that HBB would participate in the Eco Libris Green Book Campaign. In an effort to encourage and support responsible “green” publishing, 200 bloggers will review 200 books on one day. All the books featured in …

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Keiki Book Review–Maile and the Huli Hula Chicken

by Misty on November 9, 2010
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Just in time for the holiday season, Mutual Publishing has come out with a handful of promising new keiki books! Hawaiiana children’s books are always so much fun to read especially since the quality of said keiki books produced here …

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Aina Haina Library Holiday Book Sale

by Alex on November 9, 2010
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It’s that time of the year again when hordes of consumers descend upon the shopping centers and strip malls across the state to fight amongst each other finding Christmas presents to fulfill their lists.  Why not alleviate some of the …

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Book Review – Waikiki Tiki: Art, History and Photographs

by Alex on November 6, 2010
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Only two-hundred years earlier, the Hawaiians who lived during the reign of Kamehameha the Great held their carved ki’i in highest regard for their cultural significance.  Now, Hawai’i’s tiki echo of this time long ago and celebrate the traditions of

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Arnold Hiura’s “Kau Kau” is onolicious reading

by Misty on November 5, 2010
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Almost a year ago Alex and I stumbled into Haili’s on Kapahulu to buy a combo laulau plate and a new book from Watermark Publishing. Kau Kau: Cuisine & Culture in the Hawaiian Islands had just been released and …

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