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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Must Have Fiction and Events!

by Alex on April 17, 2013

There are a number of excellent books coming out from local publishers, including some really terrific first novels from talented writers. This spring, we are blessed with two of the best Hawaii novels I’ve read in recent memory. While there …

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Book Review – Big Happiness: The Life and Death of a Modern Hawaiian Warrior

by Misty on November 16, 2011

“Should I stay, or should I go?” It’s a question every young person from Hawaiʻi struggles with–a question Alex and I still ponder. Should I stay here with friends, family and a place that is as much a part of …

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Book End: Weekend of June 10, 2011

by Alex on June 10, 2011

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 Hawaii.

Here’s some interesting book news first:

Digital Menehune

I received word from J. Arthur Rath III that …

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Spotlight on Hawaii authors–who to see at the 6th Annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival

by Alex on May 14, 2011

No doubt some of the biggest crowds and longest lines will be found waiting to see Rosanne Barr, Sarah Vowell and Maya Soetoro Ng, but that doesn’t mean you should overlook some of the excellent author discussions that will be …

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