Meeting authors on the weekend

by Misty on November 18, 2011
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Last weekend, Alex and I went to the Barnes & Noble Kahala book signing event with Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl for her recently released book Murder Leaves Its Mark, the crime-thriller sequel to Murder Casts a Shadow. It was wonderful …

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Book End: Weekend of November 18, 2011

by Alex on November 18, 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 Hawaiʻi.

Wow, Saturday is stacked!  There’s three different library book sales, a few fun library programs, lots of …

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Book Review – Big Happiness: The Life and Death of a Modern Hawaiian Warrior

by Misty on November 16, 2011
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“Should I stay, or should I go?” It’s a question every young person from Hawaiʻi struggles with–a question Alex and I still ponder. Should I stay here with friends, family and a place that is as much a part of …

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Book Review: Oh! A mystery of ‘mono no aware’

by Alex on November 15, 2011
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[gn_quote]I’ve found that not many people have heard of mono no aware. I’m still trying to understand it myself. But it’s about our emotional response to things and events. Being able to see, to feel, the true or deeper…
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Huki-Links: November 14, 2011

by Alex on November 14, 2011
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Welcome to Huki Links – highlighting some of our favorite literary links and more over the past week from across the ‘net!  For more about Huki-Links, check out our inaugural post.

The best part of the “huki” is that …

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Book End: Weekend of November 11, 2011

by Alex on November 11, 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 Hawaiʻi.

APEC got you down?  Well there’s still tons of great book events that need your support!  Be …

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Hear the Voice of Veterans with Maxine Hong Kingston

by Alex on November 10, 2011
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News Release

[gn_quote]”Veteransʻs stories and poems are immense in scope and in heart, and — amazingly — full of life and laughter. They … tell the truth, and so make peace.” — Maxine Hong Kingston.[/gn_quote]

On Veterans Day (11/11/11), …

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Local keiki book, “Moon Mangoes”, wins international award!

by Misty on November 10, 2011
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Congratulations to Maui author Lindy Shapiro, illustrator Kathleen Peterson and BeachHouse Publishing! Their keiki book Moon Mangoes won a silver medal in the 2011 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards!

The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards honors the year’s best children’s …

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Keiki book review: Moon Mangoes

by Misty on November 10, 2011
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 Moon Mangoes is a new kids book by first time Maui author, Lindy Shapiro. BeachHouse Publishing just released it for fall 2011 but it’s already a classic.

In the book, Mama and Anuenue are sitting on the lanai watching the …

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Photo Gallery: Daughters of Hawaiʻi 6th Annual Book Day

by Alex on November 8, 2011
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We had a great time this past Saturday at the Daughters of Hawaiʻi 6th Annual Book Day.  We came early at the start of the day (10:00 a.m.), so we only got to speak with and talk to the authors …

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Book End: Weekend of November 4, 2011

by Alex on November 4, 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 Hawaiʻi.

Book Fair

Both Barnes & Noble stores on Oahu are hosting book fairs this Saturday.  Typicall for …

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