Mini Con 2012 featuring Hawaii Reads!

by Alex on September 20, 2012
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One of our favorite library events of the year is back and this time we get to be a part of it. That’s right, Misty and I have finally made the big show: MINI CON 2012!

This is the third …

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Book End: Weekend of September 14, 2012

by Alex on September 14, 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.  Have a great weekend, …

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Author Interview: Julia Flynn Siler

by Misty on September 13, 2012
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In celebration of her appearances this weekend with the Distinctive Women in Hawaiian History Program, we wanted to do an interview with bestselling author Julia Flynn Siler on her book Lost Kingdom.

Q: What inspired you to write

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Kumu Hula: Roots and Branches (book review)

by Misty on September 12, 2012
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Kumu Hula Roots and Branches (Island Heritage, 2011) by Dr. Ishmael Stagner is one of the most comprehensive books about the art and history of hula. It’s the story of hula from an insiders intimate perspective. Uncle Ish …

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Huki-Links: September 12, 2012

by Alex on September 12, 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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Filipinos and African-Americans in Hawaii (Book Review)

by Alex on September 12, 2012
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I briefly described Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series a while back in a review of The North Shore of Oʻahu by Joseph Kennedy.  Continuing in that series is a book released late in 2011 covering one of the fastest …

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Bamboo Ridge Issue 100- A Calendar of Celebratory Events

by Misty on September 9, 2012
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The 100th Issue of Bamboo Ridge Press is finally here! Featuring over one hundred pieces by local writers, this hallmark issue has been a labor of love for editors Eric Chock and Darrell Lum. It’s a landmark of how long …

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Book End: Weekend of September 7, 2012

by Alex on September 7, 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.  Have a great weekend, …

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Kauai Keiki Book Released to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Hurrican Iniki

by Alex on September 7, 2012
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Press Release

The Eye of the Lion, The Story of my First Hurricane is finally released in conjunction with the 20-year anniversary of Hurricane ʻIniki

It’s been twenty years since Hurricane Iniki visited the Island of Kauaʻi. The residents of …

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Island Danger (Book Review)

by Alex on September 6, 2012
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Note: There may be minor plot or thematic spoilers in the review below.

[gn_quote]He took another glance at the deepening shadows. It did look creepy back there. But—who knew? A small twinge of excitement and danger tugged at the edges…
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Huki-Links: September 4, 2012

by Alex on September 4, 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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