Book End: Weekend of April 16, 2009

by Alex on April 16, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

Whew!  What a week we’ve been having.  National Library Week is killing me!  Between work, writing up lengthy …

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Library Tour: Wahiawa Public Library

by Misty on April 15, 2010
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Wahiawa is an interesting place, a small cross-roads community tucked between Mililani and North Shore, and neighboring one of the largest US Army Installations  in the West. It’s kind of a two-street-town with the majority of its stores and eateries …

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Aina Haina Library book sale

by Alex on April 15, 2010
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The Friends of the Aina Haina Library will conduct a two-day Annual Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m., at the Aina Haina Public Library.  This year, the book …

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Library Tour: Hawaii Kai Public Library

by Alex on April 14, 2010
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Hawaii Kai is far. Not really…but it sure seems that way.  With the two of us being more West Side than East, going to Hawaii Kai is somewhat of a treat…or at least a rare occurrence.  We like the different …

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Library Tour: Pearl City Public Library

by Misty on April 12, 2010
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When I think about some of my childhood experiences with books there are a few things that stand out. I fondly remember hiding under the covers with Bunnicula, writing my name on the inside of Charlotte’s Web, sitting outside …

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Library Tour: Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library

by Alex on April 12, 2010
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Waikiki-Kapahulu Library sign off Ala Wai Blvd.

In honor of National Library Week we are finally bringing back the Hawaii Public Library Tour that we began in 2009.  I will be kicking things off by talking about a quaint little …

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ALA National Library Week, April 11-17

by Misty on April 11, 2010
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“Libraries are the heart of their communities.” – American Library Association (ALA)

It’s National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide.   There are a great number of …

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Book End: Weekend of April 9, 2010

by Alex on April 9, 2010
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It’s time…it’s time…it’s Book End Time!  Welcome to this week’s Book End, highlighting the weekend’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.  We have an exciting weekend and week coming up.  Next week is the start of ALA’s National Library …

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Have a merry Merrie Monarch 2010!

by Misty on April 8, 2010
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We’re right in the middle of Merrie Monarch week! The entire festival runs from April 4th to the 10th with craft and culture events all week long culminating in a hula competition that starts today at 6:00 pm HST. You …

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Misty’s Book-finds from Japan!

by Misty on April 6, 2010
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Every time we get a chance to venture off the rock, Alex and I try to fit something literary into our sight-seeing schedule. During our recent trip to Japan it was quite fun to explore a few bookstores, but we …

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Book Review: Facing Future

by Alex on April 6, 2010
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What I do is minimum effort, but maximum pleasure.  That’s part of being Hawaiian, brah.  —Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

If you’re reading this, you’re either from Hawaii and know Israel Kamakawiwo’ole or you’ve heard the film/TV/wedding rehearsal staple “Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What …

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