Rec-Fest

The Legend of Kuamoo Mookini and Hamumu, the Great Whale (Keiki book review)

by Misty on September 29, 2012
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Well, here is my last review for the blog-a-thon. It’s a keiki book from Kamahoi Press, an imprint of Bishop Museum Press. Proceeds from the sale of these books support Bishop Museum, so it’s a great way to support …

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Surf’s Up for Kimo (Keiki book review)

by Misty on September 29, 2012
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We’re very excited that this award winning book has just come out as an ebook! There’s audio and sound effects to help your keiki read along and the colors just pop on a digital screen.

To celebrate, we’re doing a …

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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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March Rec-Fest 2010 Wrap-Up

by Alex on March 14, 2010
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Alex:

First off, I would like to thank everyone who helped to spread the word about this event through our social media circles.  Although we didn’t reach our lofty goals for RT’s or Facebook fans, we did get a lot …

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March Rec-Fest Book 6: Eha Ko’u Opu (My Opu Hurts)

by Misty on March 13, 2010
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Well we’re wrapping up our Rec-Fest and First Book-Oahu will be here until 4:00 pm… but remember, you can say “First Book” at any Barnes & Noble Hawaii ANYTIME this weekend to help them raise money to buy new books …

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March Rec-Fest Book 5: All Around the Islands

by Alex on March 13, 2010
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Things are completely heating up here at Barnes & Noble Kahala.  Dog the Bounty Hunter is in the store and there is no question as to his popularity…the entire back row of book stacks toward the Music Center side of …

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March Rec-Fest Book 4: Tuesday

by Misty on March 13, 2010
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So many books, so little time! It’s dangerous here for me and Alex, we could literally blow our entire months paycheck on books!

This next review is on another award winning book. Although not from a Hawai’i author or publisher, …

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March Rec-Fest Book 3: Gecko and Mosquito

by Alex on March 13, 2010
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We are two hours into the First Book-Oahu Book Fair here at Barnes & Noble Kahala and it has been a busy day so far.  We’ve already had Midweek’s “Click Chick” Alison Stewart read for storytime, followed by a wild …

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March Rec-Fest Book 2: Where Are My Slippers

by Misty on March 13, 2010
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Story time has just begun and it’s my turn to blog a book review! I just finished singing “If You’re Happy and You Know It” with some First Book-Oahu volunteers, in front of about 30 kids! They’re all so adorable …

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March Rec-Fest Book 1: Grandpa’s Magic Banyan Tree

by Alex on March 13, 2010
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I am coming to you live from Barnes & Noble Kahala where we are proud sponsors of the First Book-Oahu Book Fair here today.  The Book Fair will be ongoing throughout the day and tomorrow—basically it is a fundraising event …

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