Book End: Weekend of November 16, 2012

by Alex on November 16, 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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Engraved at Lahainaluna (Book Review)

by Alex on November 15, 2012
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Beautifully designed and exquisitely constructed, Engraved at Lahainaluna  by David Forbes is the kind of hardcover that appreciators of Hawaiian history books might choose to prominently display on their koa coffee table. I certainly would, if I had one!

Specifically …

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Meeting Wordsworth the Poet (Photo)

by Alex on November 12, 2012
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This past Saturday, November 10, at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, I finally got to meet one of my literary heroes: Wordsworth the Poet. Wordsworth was there to promote his latest book, Wordsworth! Stop the Bulldozer! with author …

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Daughters of Fire (book review)

by Misty on November 10, 2012
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The latest novel from Koa Books is an epic tale by Big Island author, artist and lecturer, Tom Peek. Daughters of Fire is a thick book, and the stunning cover art taken from Herb Kane‘s famous volcano painting of …

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Book End: Weekend of November 9, 2012

by Alex on November 9, 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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Wordsworth! Stop the Bulldozer! (Keiki Book Review)

by Alex on November 3, 2012
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One of my favorite keiki book series returns with its third installment, Wordsworth! Stop the Bulldozer! (Watermark, 2012).

The book begins with an opening request from author Frances H. Kakugawa to join the Wordsworth Plant A Tree Society

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Book End: Weekend of November 2, 2012

by Alex on November 2, 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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Maka the Magic Music Maker (keiki book review)

by Misty on November 2, 2012
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When I moved away for college I took my ʻukulele with me. Whenever I felt overwhelmed or sad I would pick it up and play and sing until I felt better. It became a lifeline, a tether, that kept me …

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ʻĀkalakala Street Curse (a Halloween story)

by Misty on October 29, 2012
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Happy Halloween! Although the tsunami scare and frightful images of Hurricane Sandy have put a damper on this season’s festivities, I wanted to share this story with you all. I wrote this for a fiction contest for which I ended …

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Book End: Weekend of October 25, 2012

by Alex on October 26, 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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Huki-Links: October 25, 2012

by Alex on October 25, 2012
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Welcome to Huki Links – a biweekly post highlighting some of our favorite literary links and more from across the ‘net!

For more about Huki-Links, check out our inaugural post. The best part of the “huki” is that we …

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