“Matson the Mouse” Book & Music Celebration

by Alex on November 3, 2011
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This past Saturday, October 29 was the world premiere book launch for Matson the Mouse at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikīkī.  If you didn’t come, (and I know you didn’t!), then you missed out on a spectacular free event.…

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November is Book Review Bonanza month

by Alex on November 2, 2011
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October was our vacation month, as we have been quick to mention in multiple posts the past few weeks.  But November is something very different.  November is special.  November is going to be our Book Review Bonanza.

We’ve received a …

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Huki-Links: October 31, 2011

by Alex on October 31, 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 Review: Filipino Ghost Stories

by Alex on October 30, 2011
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Here’s a new book perfect for October or really any time of the year:

When we think of October, it’s easy to associate it with Halloween.  Ghost stories, haunted houses, scary costumes—all of these things go hand-in-hand with the month. …

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Book End: Weekend of October 28, 2011

by Alex on October 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 week’s literary and library events here in Hawaiʻi.

Return of the Blog

We’re back!  After a two week layoff, Book End is back to bring …

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Annual Book Sale at Aina Haina Public Library

by Alex on October 28, 2011
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It will be Christmas in October at the Annual Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library book sale.  This year the two-day sale will be held on October 28 and 29 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the …

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Book Celebration and Poetry Reading for Janine Oshiro’s Pier

by Alex on October 26, 2011
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We first saw Janine Oshiro reading her poetry at an M.I.A. Art & Literary Series event.  Misty and I both enjoyed the way she skillfully wielded words into poetic imagery.  Now, here’s another chance to listen to Janine read and …

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Keiki book review & event info: Matson the Mouse

by Misty on October 26, 2011
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 When award winning author of The White Ships, Duncan O’Brien, contacted us about a new book he had coming out featuring the S.S. Lurline, I was immediately curious. After all, Alex isn’t the only one at HBB who …

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“The Boy Who Loved to Read”–a spooky story for lit lovers

by Misty on October 24, 2011
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Here’s a Halloween treat for our HBB readers, a truly chilling tale that any book collector can relate to, “The Boy Who Loved to Read”.

Books are powerful and mysterious, and sometimes what you find behind their covers and hidden …

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Book Review: Punahou Blues

by Alex on October 13, 2011
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Punahou School.  You mention those words and you get very mixed reactions from different segments of the population.  To the people outside of Hawaiʻi, Punahou School is widely known as the alma mater of Barack Obama.  To many of them, …

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Photo Gallery: 2011 Miscellaneous Book Events

by Alex on October 10, 2011
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We’ve attended a lot of book events.  And when we attend these events, a lot of the time we try to take as many photographs as possible, even though we’re rough amateurs.

Through the past year, I’ve taken pictures from …

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