posted by A.Alba

Book End

I hope everybody had a festive Thanksgiving and a rewarding Black Friday (if you’re into that sort of thing).  Let’s hope you have the strength to get that leftovers-filled stomach up out of your chair in order to attend one of these great literary events.  Support our local literary community!

turkey-readerSaturday, November 28

  • 07:30am – Author signing event: Galyn Wong will be signing her new cookbook, What Hawai‘i Likes to Eat Hana Hou! at KCC’s Farmer’s Market. Special guest Chef Martin Wyss will also be at this signing. Info
  • 10:00am – It’s the 40th anniversary of McCully-Moiliili Public Library.  A Lion Dance, completed repairs, a book sale and other entertainment will be a part of the event.  More info
  • 11:00am – Kauai people!  Book Signing event at Kukui Grove Shopping Center in Lihue from 11a – 1p.  Author Jocelyn Fujii will be signing her new book Stories of Aloha:  Homegrown Treasures of Hawai’i.  Book sales benefit the Lokahi for Aloha Fund for former Aloha Airlines employees.  (to also benefit the non-profit Qi Center and non-profit Lawai International Center)
  • 11:00am – It’s Storytime at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana!  Come and find out about Two Bad Pilgrims by Kathryn Lasky.  More info
  • 12:00pm – Author signing event at Bookends book store in Kailua.  See author Siegfried Ramler sign his book Nuremberg and BeyondMore info
  • 01:00pm – Author signing at Barnes & Noble Kahala.  Bob Hogue will be signing his new book Sands of LanikaiMore info
  • 02:00pm – Maui!  Author signing event at Borders Express in Kahului.  Author Gill McBarnet will be signing copies of her new book Happy as a DolphinMore info

Sunday, November 29

  • 10:00am – Friends of Pearl City Library will host a book sale at Pearl City Library from 10a – 3p.  Keiki books will be featured at three for $1.
  • 01:00pm – Author event at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana:  Meet author, Alice Inoue as she introduces her new release, Be Happy! It’s Your ChoiceMore info
  • 01:00pm – Author signing at Borders in Pearlridge.  Join Jean Hee as she presents her latest cookbook Hawi’i’s Best Quick & Easy RecipesMore info
  • 04:00pm – Author event at Borders Ward:  Meet author, Alice Inoue as she introduces her new release, Be Happy! It’s Your Choice. More info
  • 06:45pm – Aloha Shorts taping looks at language.  More info

Remember, all events listed above may be subject to change.  Please contact the venue beforehand if you plan on attending.

If you have an event you would like us to help promote, please leave us a comment here or e-mail me at aalba@hawaiibookblog[dot]com.  Replace the [dot] with a ‘.’ when you compose the message.  Mahalo and have a great weekend!