2011 Ka Palapala Awards Nominees: Excellence in Hawaiian Culture

by Alex on April 26, 2011
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The 2011 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is coming soon (Friday, May 6) and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, I am doing a countdown, quickly highlighting the books nominated for …

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Keiki book review: Merrie the Little Hula Dancer

by Misty on April 26, 2011
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Just in time for the Merrie Monarch Festival, we thought we’d share with you a new keiki book from Mutual Publishing. Merrie the Little Hula Dancer, written and illustrated by Maureen Quemada, is a colorful picture book about …

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2011 Ka Palapala Awards Nominees: Excellence in Children’s Literature

by Alex on April 26, 2011
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The 2011 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is coming soon (Friday, May 6) and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, I am doing a countdown, quickly highlighting the books nominated for …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Pea

by ʻŌlelo on April 26, 2011
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Bear (the animal).

He ʻoiaʻiʻo: ʻAi nā pea i nā pika. Nā pea. Nā pika. Ka Battlestar Galactica.

“Fact: Bears eat beets. Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.” —Jim Halpert

 

 

 

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2011 Ka Palapala Awards Nominees: Children’s Illustrative/Photographic Books

by Alex on April 25, 2011
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The 2011 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is coming soon (Friday, May 6) and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, I am doing a countdown, quickly highlighting the books nominated for …

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2011 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards Nominees: Children’s Hawaiian Culture

by Alex on April 25, 2011
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The 2011 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is coming soon (Friday, May 6), rewarding the best in Hawaiʻi’s books.  To generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, I wanted to do a little …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Welina

by ʻŌlelo on April 25, 2011
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A greeting of affection, akin to aloha

Welina mai e nā hoa mai ka hiki ʻana a ke kau ʻana o ka lā.

Greetings, friends from the rising to the setting of the sun.…

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Hauʻoli Pakoa

by ʻŌlelo on April 24, 2011
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Happy Easter!

Hauʻoli Pakoa iā kākou! ʻAʻole paʻakikī e loaʻa ka hua kula nui ma ka pā. Aia ʻo Lady Gaga i loko.

Happy Easter to all! It shouldn’t be too hard to find the …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Hopuna ʻŌlelo

by ʻŌlelo on April 23, 2011
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Pronunciation.

Ke ʻoe kiʻo a kākau i ka hopuna ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi me ka hewa pēia: [hay-moh-lay-lay], e make ana ka pōpoki iki. ʻAʻole ʻoe makemake i nā pōpoki iki?

A little kitten dies everytime you …

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Book event & review: Night on Fire

by Misty on April 22, 2011
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A Review for Night on Fire
Obnoxious Lead Characters We Love to Hate–An Essay
MaiTai’s Aren’t Hawaiian: Cocktails & Misconceptions in Paradise

Manwhoring: Male Promiscuity in Fiction
Just kidding 😉
A Review for Night on Fire

Sequels can be tricky. …

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Book End: Weekend of April 22, 2011

by Alex on April 22, 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 week’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

Bess Press Celebrates Keiki Earth Day with Baby Awearness

Baby Awearness at Manoa Marketplace (2nd floor) is …

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