Book review: Cold Magic

by Misty on April 15, 2011
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It’s no secret that my “to-read” list is like an everlasting gobstopper on steroids. However, I must confess, that I have more than one list. There’s a list of books that I “have to read”. These are usually for the …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Hauʻoli ka Heluhelu ʻana

by ʻŌlelo on April 15, 2011
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Celebrate Reading.

Inā ʻaʻohe a ʻoukou ka hana i ka lā ʻapōpō, e hele mai i Ke Kulanui ʻo Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa e Hauʻoli Ka Heluhelu ʻAna ai.

(If you’ve nothing to do …

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Book End: Weekend of April 15, 2011

by Alex on April 15, 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.

Celebrate Reading

Don’t forget that this Saturday is the Celebrate Reading festival!  This is a free event …

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Library Tour: Kaimuki Public Library

by Alex on April 14, 2011
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Happy National Library Week!  This year, National Library Week runs from April 10 until April 16.  In honor of this week, we wish to continue highlighting our love of local libraries by continuing our Library Tour of Oʻahu.

Nestled conveniently …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kūlike

by ʻŌlelo on April 14, 2011
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Resembles, alike.

Kūlike ʻo James Durbin (ke kāne e hīmeni nei ma American Idol) me Sloth mai The Goonies mai.

James Durbin (the guy from American Idol) looks like Sloth from The Goonies.…

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Poetry & Prose: A review of ‘Ho’okupu’

by Misty on April 13, 2011
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[gn_frame align=”right”][/gn_frame]Hoʻokupu: An Offering of Literature by Native Hawaiian Women (Mutual Publishing, 2009) won two Ka Palapala Poʻokela Honorable Mentions last year in both Hawaiian Culture and Literature. It’s a collection of short stories, chants,…
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Celebrate Reading: Ball Don’t Lie by Matt de la Peña

by Alex on April 13, 2011
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Ball Don’t Lie is the debut novel from author Matt de la Peña and tells the story of a young, foster kid who goes by the name of Sticky.  Sticky comes from an impoverished background—no father, mother works as a …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Waiū

by ʻŌlelo on April 13, 2011
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Milk

Aia ka pāhawewe ʻuʻuku wale no ma ka waiū. Eia naʻe hoʻoikaika ua mea lā me he Hulk lā.

There’s only a tiny amount of radiation in the milk. Besides, it just makes you stronger …

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A weekend of book signings with local award nominees!

by Misty on April 12, 2011
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In preparation for the upcoming Ka Palapala Po’okela Awards, the Hawaii Book Publisher’s Association and some of the authors nominated have set up a weekend of book signings! While you’re at the bookstore checking out these authors and their amazing …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kāmaʻa

by ʻŌlelo on April 12, 2011
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Shoe

Ua hemo aku ke kāmaʻa a Kirstie.

Kirstie’s shoe came off.…

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Poetry Month Review- No Choice But to Follow

by Misty on April 11, 2011
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April is officially National Poetry Month and since there will be several poets at the Celebrate Reading Festival this Saturday I decided to review No Choice But to Follow, a book of linked poetry or renshi, written by four …

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