New books from Mutual and BeachHouse for Fall 2014

by Alex on November 11, 2014
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This Saturday is the Hawaii Book Publisher Association’s Holiday Book Fair, and in anticipation of this sale we wanted to highlight some of the new books coming out from Mutual Publishing and BeachHouse Publishing.

Known for their wide …

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The Hawaii Movie & Television Book (book review)

by Misty on July 15, 2014
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The scenic islands of Hawai‘i have long been the subject and location of many television and movie productions. Ed Rampell and Luis I. Reyes have compiled a unique reference book for screen enthusiasts in The Hawai‘i Movie and Television Book:

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‘Timeline Hawaii’ Has Something For Everybody

by Misty on December 13, 2013
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This new, eye catching book from Mutual Publishing  is one of my favorite releases this year and it just came out in November. I could write sonnets about how much I love this but my other books might get jealous.…

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Keiki book review: Malia in Hawaii

by Misty on November 21, 2013
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‘Tis the season for new releases! Mutual Publishing has a new book from author Karyn Hopper and illustrator Tammy Yee, that celebrates the multicultural heritage of local keiki.

Malia in Hawaii is about a little girl with a long …

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Sweet Treats for Spring! Hawaii Bakes (cookbook review)

by Misty on March 28, 2013
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Spring is on it’s way and if you’re like me and my family you’re eager to resume eating those scrumptious sweets you gave up for Lent or New Year’s diet resolution. Check out Hawai’i Bakes, a new-ish cookbook …

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‘Little Hawaiian Cookbooks’ make great stocking stuffers!

by Misty on December 4, 2012
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I adore Mutual Publishing’s collection of  “Little Hawaiian Cookbooks” because they’ve got great local recipes, nutritional info and yummy photos all in one compact package.Plus they’re the perfect size for gift giving! As an experiment Alex and I tried to …

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Baby Dinosaur’s Luau in Hawaii (keiki book review)

by Misty on October 24, 2012
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Baby Dinosaur’s Luau in Hawaii (Mutual Publishing, 2012) by Leslie Ann Hayashi is a new keiki book celebrating the local tradition of throwing a 1st Birthday luau.

It’s baby Dino’s 1st Birthday luau and the Dino family is …

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Maui Kosher-Quick and Easy Recipes (cookbook review)

by Misty on February 28, 2012
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You don’t have to be a part of the Jewish community in order to cook and enjoy kosher foods. To help, Maui resident Danit Schusterman brings us a unique new cookbook, Maui Kosher-Quick and Easy Recipes (Mutual Publishing, …

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Book Review: Up Among the Stars

by Alex on November 23, 2011
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Up Among the Stars (Mutual Publishing, 2011) is the sequel to Matthew Kaopio’s debut novel, Written in the Sky.  For more on his first novel, you can read my review here: [Book Review: Written in the

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Keiki book review: On Vacation with Tutu

by Misty on November 22, 2011
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On Vacation with Tūtū (Mutual Publishing, 2011) by Lynne Wikoff is a new keiki book about a bunch of energetic children who think that vacation with Tūtū will be a breeze–just wild fun and games with no parents …

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Book Review – Damien: The Making of a Saint

by Alex on November 21, 2011
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Father Damien is likely the most famous religious figure to come out of Hawaiʻi.  Everyone more or less knows the story of the man who would become a Saint.  Born Jozef de Veuster in Belgium, he would later take his …

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