“Rainbows Over Kapaʻa” author to speak at Kamehameha

by Alex on January 29, 2011
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Bill Fernandez, former Superior Court Judge in Santa Clara County and Kamehameha Schools grad (’49) will talk story about his hometown of Kapaʻa, Kauaʻi.  Recollections of the town along with his parents’ and …

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Book End: Weekend of January 28, 2010

by Alex on January 28, 2011
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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.

Free Books Redux…

There are quite a few awesome ways to win books from local publishers and/or …

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Exciting NATIONAL spring releases from Hawaii authors, PLUS a book giveaway!

by Misty on January 26, 2011
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Big Island author, Darien Gee (aka Mia King) has a new book coming out this Spring from national publisher Ballantine Books. Friendship Bread is her fourth novel and will be in stores April 19th! How can a loaf of …

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Robert Louis Stevenson has arrived…

by Alex on January 24, 2011
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On this day, 122 years ago, January 24, 1889, Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous author of such novels as Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, arrived in Hawaii with his family aboard his yacht the …

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Book review & recommendation: The Last Aloha

by Misty on January 24, 2011
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This review is about a year overdue. You know how it is when you really like something and it’s hard to write about it because you want it to be just right? That’s how I feel about this next book, …

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Weekend Event Recap: FOL Booksale and Alan Wong’s ‘Blue Tomato’

by Misty on January 21, 2011
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Friends of the Library Book Sale

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“Happy cooks make happy food”

We started our day by checking out the Friends of the Library of Hawaii Book …

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Book End: Weekend of January 21, 2011

by Alex on January 21, 2011
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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.

Bento Contest!

Mutual Publishing is hosting a fun contest the next few weeks!  They want you to …

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Island Book Tour: “Captain Cooked” is Cooking!

by Alex on January 19, 2011
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Press Release from Addison & Highsmith Publishers:

S.P. Grogan, author of Captain Cooked, will be signing his mystery on the Big Island and Oahu, Feb. 19 – March 1st.

One reviewer says, “Captain Cooked reads like Janet …

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Prepare for the Year of the Rabbit with Feng Shui Lectures & Walking Tour

by Alex on January 16, 2011
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Press Release from Watermark Publishing:

Best-selling author Clear Englebert (Feng Shui for Hawai’i, Feng Shui Demystified) will present free feng shui lectures at five public libraries during the last week of January. In addition, Englebert will offer …

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Book End: Weekend of January 14, 2010

by Alex on January 14, 2011
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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.

If you’ve visited our page before, and have had the courage to explore our limited fare, you …

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Keiki book review: Emma’s Rainy Day

by Misty on January 11, 2011
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Alex and I are catching up on our keiki reviews and should have some novel reviews for you all coming up soon. I also have a bunch of ebooks to read and tell you all about as …

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