2012 Ka Palapala Pookela Awards

by Alex on April 30, 2012
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It’s that time of the year again!  Awards season is here and you’re invited to join the Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association for a special reception and awards presentation featuring the nominees and winners of the 2012 Ka Palapala Po‘okela Awards.…

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Blood Orchids: Free Kindle Download Weekend

by Alex on April 28, 2012
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This weekend, April 28 and 29, local author Toby Neal’s debut novel Blood Orchids will be free to purchase for Kindle users.

Here’s part of the Amazon description for the book:

[gn_quote]Hawaii is palm trees, black sand and blue water—but…
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Book End: Weekend of April 27, 2012

by Alex on April 27, 2012
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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.

Support our local literary scene and our local libraries by attending these events.  Hope everyone has a …

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Children’s Literature Hawaii Book Sale

by Alex on April 26, 2012
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Children Literature Hawaii (CLH) is hosting a children’s book sale to help raise funds for the June 2012 Biennial Conference. There will be good deals on previously-owned children and young adult titles and we encourage people of all ages …

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UH Press Spring Cleaning Sale

by Alex on April 26, 2012
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This past week, UH Press announced that it had a big surprise for readers coming.  I briefly pondered as to what it might be, but quickly placed it on the back burner as Misty and I have been extremely busy …

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Happy Poem In Your Pocket Day!

by Misty on April 26, 2012
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Happy “Poem In Your Pocket Day!” (April 26th)

As part of National Poetry Month pocket poems have been a fun way to celebrate, learn and share the power of poetry. We decided to do “Poem In Your Pocket Day” Hawaiʻi …

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Spam Jam Book List

by Misty on April 25, 2012
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This Saturday, April 28th, is the 10th Annual Waikiki Spam Jam! From 4pm to 10pm part of Kalakaua Avenue will be blocked off to accommodate the festivities. Live music, SPAM logo goods, local vendors plus unique SPAM recipes and …

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The Descendants DVD + Book Winners!

by Alex on April 23, 2012
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We want to congratulate the following individuals for being the two randomly chosen winners of our The Descendants DVD & Book Prize Giveaway.

Nancy James of Florida

Fernando Pizarro of Hawaiʻi

Thank you to everyone who participated, we appreciated …

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Book End: Weekend of April 20, 2012

by Alex on April 21, 2012
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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.

Support our local literary scene and our local libraries by attending these events.  Hope everyone has a …

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Huki-Links: April 19, 2012

by Alex on April 19, 2012
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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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Celebreate Reading: Gail Tsukiyama (author interview)

by Misty on April 18, 2012
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We are excited and honored to have author Gail Tsukiyama as the featured guest during the 2012 Celebrate Reading Festival. She kicks off the festival with a 5:30 pm reading and Q&A session tomorrow (4/19/12) at UH Manoa …

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