Makiki Summer Reading Program 2011

by Alex on June 11, 2011

With summer here, Representative Della Au Belatti and the Makiki Community Library want to help you with your summer reading! In collaboration with Friends of the Makiki Community Library, the Makiki Summer Reading Program is a 6-week program that …

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Celebrate Reading: 2011 Reading List

by Alex on March 23, 2011

Celebrate Reading 2011 will be holding its 14th Annual festival for readers and writers on April 16 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In preparation for this stellar event which brings together students, teachers, readers, writers and authors, we …

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Black History Month/President’s Day – A Reading List

by Alex on February 21, 2011

I hope everybody is having a fantastic President’s Day weekend!  Not only is today President’s Day, but it’s February which means Black History Month.

I’m going to cheat a little bit and give you this description of Black History Month …

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Asian Supernatural: A Reading List

by Alex on October 30, 2010

With "Asian Supernatural" author Alex G. Paman

Happy Halloween everyone!

To celebrate this special occasion we wanted to provide you with a reading list full of interesting mythology and frightening tales, while celebrating the release of a new book that …

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Filipino-American History Month: A Reading List

by Alex on October 13, 2010

In 2008, the Hawaii State Legislature enacted into law that October will be designated Filipino-American History Month to annually commemorate the contributions of Filipino-Americans to Hawaiʻi and the United States.1  104 years ago in 1906, the first sakadas emigrated …

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Labor Day in Hawaii: A Reading List

by Alex on September 6, 2010

Here’s to a Happy Labor Day for all.  What will you be doing today?

When you think of Labor Day a number of things typically come to mind:  the end of summer, the start of NFL season, backyard barbecues, one …

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Have you read former Governor Cayetano’s required High School reading?

by Misty on August 22, 2010

Governors George Ariyoshi and Ben Cayetano

Friday night, Alex and I went to the kick off of the Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation’s “Inspired in Hawaii” series.  Along with several corporate sponsors and participation from Sacred Hearts Academy and Saint Louis …

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Read Like an Iolani Palace Docent!

by Alex on July 22, 2010

Ever had the desire to be a docent to a famous historical site or museum when you were a kid?  Or maybe you’re just wondering what a docent is?  And once you do know, of course you will also want …

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Reading for ‘Women’s History Month’: Important Ladies of Hawai’i

by Misty on March 16, 2010

March is ‘Women’s History Month’ and there’s a bunch of educational and entertaining material out there to explore.

The Hawaii State Library often puts together very useful reading lists and I stumbled upon this collection/ bibliography of books on the …

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