Book review & event info: Kaka‘ako As We Knew It

by Misty on August 4, 2011
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Whenever friends come to Hawaii to visit, my inner trolley driver comes out and I share whatever stories and info I have about the different places and buildings we see. When we pass the old Kaka‘ako Pumping Station, with its …

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Best Of Literary…Honolulu Weekly

by Alex on July 29, 2011
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Literary category in the Honolulu Weekly Readers' Poll

Vote for your favorites in our local literary scene via Honolulu Weekly’s 20th Annual Readers’ Poll!

As the Weekly says in their article, it’s all the rage these days to run …

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Book End: Weekend of July 29, 2011

by Alex on July 29, 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.

Ongoing:

The Borders liquidation sale is still ongoing, with discounted prices up to 40% off.  The last …

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“Captain Cooked” Returns to the Islands

by Alex on July 28, 2011
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News Release

S.P. Grogan, the author of Captain Cooked: Hawaiian Mystery of Romance, Revenge… and Recipes!, will be returning to Hawaii for a special book signing tour from August 10 through August 15, 2011.

This past May, Captain

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Event Recap: Hawaiian Surfing

by Misty on July 24, 2011
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If you’ve never been to one of the fantastic events at Native Books – Nā Mea Hawaiʻi, then auwē! You have no idea what you’re missing out on. A couple weeks ago, we went to the book launch …

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Book End: Weekend of July 22, 2011

by Alex on July 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.

A Giant Sleeps

Probably the biggest literary news this past week has to do with the nationwide …

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Book Review + Event – Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions from the Past

by Alex on July 16, 2011
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[gn_quote]Surfing is Hawaiʻi’s gift to the world.  Actually, board sports are Hawaiʻi’s gift to the world, so that includes surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, kite surfing, windsurfing—basically anything that’s done on a board, the concept came out of Hawaiʻi and went around…
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Mahalo! HBB Birthday Giveaway Winners

by Alex on July 16, 2011
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A big MAHALO to everyone who sent us well wishes for Hawaii Book Blog’s third birthday!

We took all of the comments we received, assigned them a number and went to random.org to select three winners.  These three people …

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Book End: Weekend of July 15, 2011

by Alex on July 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.

Now on to the events…

Friday, July 15

  • Zumba Gold Demonstration – Ida Patykula, a local Zumba
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Political Talk Story w/ Former Senator Fred Rohlfing

by Alex on July 14, 2011
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News Release

Former senator Fred Rohlfing will hold a presentation and discussion on past and current Hawai‘i politics within the context of his memoir, Island Son: The Life and Times of  Hawai‘i’s Republican Reformer, at the Kaunoa Senior Center

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Help Tiki Tales Sale!

by Alex on July 13, 2011
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A few weeks ago we heard about yet another unfortunate casualty of the book publishing industry.  Readers like ourselves not only suffered with the loss of a number of bookstores in the area when Borders began closing down nationwide, but …

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