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What!? Free books? Check these sites before you run off to the bookstore…

by Misty on September 18, 2008
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 posted by ML Sanico

Just a quick note to share the wealth!

There are a number of fantastic resources for new and used books on the web–even a few sites where you can download and access e-books. Literature at your …

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Upcoming Book Events! Free Fiction Workshop

by Misty on August 28, 2008
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Mark your calendars! Award winning authors, Wendy Miyake and Michael Little will be hosting a free writer’s workshop at Aina Haina Public Library on Saturday, September 13th, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Both will briefly discuss their individual writing and …

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A Waikiki "Stay-cation"

by Misty on August 22, 2008
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posted by M.L. Sanico

Speaking of airlines, and overwhelming travel costs, my family and I decided on a Waikiki “stay-cation” for a long weekend off. The recent specials and kama’aina rates inspired us to revisit old stomping grounds and check …

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"Wings of Paradise": Hawaii’s history of flight brings insight to our turbulent times

by Alex on August 21, 2008
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Obviously, this is a must-read for anybody into aviation as it provides a wonderful story of our unique aviation history. It is also a great study into the world of business and economics, as both Hawaiian, Aloha and the rest employed numerous business strategies often with dramatic results. Finally, it provides a nice snapshot of Hawaii throughout the 20th century seen through the lens of her native airlines.
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A busy summer Saturday in July

by Misty on July 21, 2008
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posted by M.L. Sanico

There were several book events happening simultaneously in Honolulu on Saturday (July 19th). Try as I might, and only successfully in the realm of my imagination, I have a hard time being in two places at …

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Apologies and Amends

by Misty on July 16, 2008
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My apologies for not updating in awhile! I’ve been getting myself organized over the last few weeks and going through the mass of books I purchased at the Friends of the Library book sale. I did pick up a few …

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*LAST DAY* for Honolulu's BIGGEST Booksale!

by Misty on July 5, 2008
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McKinley High School cafeteria

Tomorrow, July 6th is the last day of the ‘Friends of the Library of Hawaii’ annual book sale. The last day is when you have to put your treasure hunting skills and patience to the test! …

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Children's Literature Conference

by Misty on July 4, 2008
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posted by M.L. Sanico

The 14th Biennial Conference titled “Sharing Memories, Shaping Possibilities” and hosted by Children’s Literature Hawai’i and UH Manoa, was held on the last weekend of June. Teachers, authors and illustrators gathered to discuss various topics specific …

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Lili'uokalani: Queen & Author

by Misty on June 29, 2008
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posted by M.L. Sanico

Hawai’i has inspired many people and some of its most historically recognized authors are also its most influential monarchs. Queen Lili’uokalani published Hawai’i’s Story by Hawai’i’s Queen in 1898, just before annexation. The overthrow of the …

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61st Annual 'Friends of the Library of Hawaii' Book Sale!

by Misty on June 20, 2008
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posted by M.L. Sanico

McKinley High School Cafeteria

SATURDAY, JUNE 28th thru SUNDAY, JULY 6

(see here for hours of operation and official schedule)

This is the mother of all used book sales, and if you’ve never been to one …

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"Hawai'i's Party Food" equals elegant pupus!

by Misty on June 20, 2008
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posted by M.L. Sanico

It’s my inaugural post and I thought I’d start with something we consider a priority here in Hawai’i… food!

Food is an important part of our cultural identity here in the islands–the only place you’ll find …

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