Tom Peek “Daughters of Fire” events

by Alex on March 13, 2013

Tom Peek will be returning to Oahu for a number of book readings this week! Peek, who will be reading from his novel Daughters of Fire, will be visiting book stores and a library from March 13 – March …

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Daughters of Fire (book review)

by Misty on November 10, 2012

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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Hear the Voice of Veterans with Maxine Hong Kingston

by Alex on November 10, 2011

News Release

[gn_quote]”Veteransʻs stories and poems are immense in scope and in heart, and — amazingly — full of life and laughter. They … tell the truth, and so make peace.” — Maxine Hong Kingston.[/gn_quote]

On Veterans Day (11/11/11), …

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Book Review – Nation Within: The History of the American Occupation of Hawai’i

by Alex on August 20, 2010

As regards Hawaii I take your views absolutely, as indeed I do on foreign policy generally. If I had my way we would annex those islands tomorrow.

–Theodore Roosevelt, 18971

Today is the observance of Statehood Day here in …

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Book Review: Words of Wisdom

by Alex on March 4, 2010

Upon inspecting the cover of this little square book, I swear the Buddha contains a glint of confident mischief in his eye along with a hint of a humorous smile.  This is all quite befitting Words of Wisdom (Koa Books, …

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