Kahalaopuna (Keiki Book Review)

by Alex on September 29, 2012
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This review is part of our ‘Book Fair and Blog-a-Thon Benefit‘ for First Book-Oahu. Six keiki books in six hours!

James Rumford is one of the classic names in Hawaii illustration. Both an exceptional author and illustrator, …

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Eddie Wen’ Go (keiki book review)

by Misty on September 29, 2012
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There are few real life local heroes as well known as Eddie Aikau. A legendary waterman whose name is synonymous with courage and sacrifice, his tale is both sad and uplifting the way many ocean tales are. In a beautiful …

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My Name is Makia–A Memoir of Kalaupapa (book review)

by Misty on September 29, 2012
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[gn_quote]Kalaupapa started to be like a playground for me. School only for three hours in the morning, seven-thirty to ten-thirty. All I cared was I didn’t have to work taro patch anymore. On Oahu every weekend my parents made us…
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Book End: Weekend of September 28, 2012

by Alex on September 28, 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: September 27, 2012

by Alex on September 27, 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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Book Fair and Blog-a-Thon Benefit!

by Misty on September 26, 2012
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This weekend, Sept. 29th and 30th,  First Book Oahu is having a Book Fair Fundraiser at Barnes & Noble! Make any purchase, EVEN at the coffee shop, at any B&N or online using the code 10886000, and help First …

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Book End: Weekend of September 21, 2012

by Alex on September 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.  Have a great weekend, …

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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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