Hawai‘i, A Novel (Book Review)

by Alex on May 16, 2013
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Hearing the title of this book most people will automatically recall the epic James Michener novel—the one spawning multiple films, the one always recommended by tourists to people on Internet travel forums who ask “What Hawaii books should …

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The Avalon Ladies Scrapbook Society by Darien Gee (Book Review)

by Misty on May 14, 2013
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*As originally read in the Honolulu Star Advertiser, with some additional comments and personal views.

Hawaii island author Darien Gee takes us to Avalon, a small Illinois town with no shortage of drama, in her latest novel, The Avalon

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2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela WINNERS!

by Alex on May 10, 2013
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Every year around this time the Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association get together to celebrate the best in local publishing over the past year. It seemed fitting for Hawaiʻi’s biggest literary award night to be hosted at the Hawaii State Library …

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Why are the Ka Palapala Po’okela Awards so important?

by Misty on May 10, 2013
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So, I’ve been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to write a post about why the Ka Palapala Po’okela Awards are so important. But you snooze, you lose. The Hawaii Book Publisher’s Association put up an awesome video of …

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Excellence in “Aloha from Across the Sea” (2013 KPP Awards)

by Alex on May 10, 2013
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The 2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is fast approaching (Friday, May 10), and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, we will continue our tradition of doing a countdown of posts, …

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Book End: Weekend of May 10, 2013

by Alex on May 10, 2013
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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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Excellence in Design (2013 KPP Awards)

by Alex on May 9, 2013
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The 2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is fast approaching (Friday, May 10), and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, we will continue our tradition of doing a countdown of posts, …

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Excellence in Non-Fiction (2013 KPP Awards)

by Alex on May 9, 2013
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The 2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is fast approaching (Friday, May 10), and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, we will continue our tradition of doing a countdown of posts, …

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Huki-Links: May 9, 2013

by Alex on May 9, 2013
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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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Excellence in Illustration/Photography (2013 KPP Awards)

by Alex on May 8, 2013
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The 2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is fast approaching (Friday, May 10), and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, we will continue our tradition of doing a countdown of posts, …

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Excellence in Special Interest (2013 KPP Awards)

by Alex on May 8, 2013
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The 2013 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards gala is fast approaching (Friday, May 10), and to generate excitement for the event as well as educate the public on the nominees, we will continue our tradition of doing a countdown of posts, …

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