Celebreate Reading: Gail Tsukiyama (author interview)

by Misty on April 18, 2012
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We are excited and honored to have author Gail Tsukiyama as the featured guest during the 2012 Celebrate Reading Festival. She kicks off the festival with a 5:30 pm reading and Q&A session tomorrow (4/19/12) at UH Manoa …

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Celebrate Reading with Gail Tsukiyama

by Misty on April 16, 2012
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 Gail Tsukiyama is the bestselling and award winning author of six novels including  Women of the Silk, The Samurai’s Garden, The Language of Threads and her most recent The Street of a Thousand Blossoms. Born to a Chinese mother …

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Seven Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month

by Misty on April 4, 2012
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April is National Poetry Month! Find out all about this national celebration via the Poets.org website. The Hawaiʻi section features W.S. Merwin and Garrett Hongo as well as some short write-ups on our local literary presses and a selected …

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Hawaiian Word of the Day: Hauʻoli ka Heluhelu ʻana

by ʻŌlelo on April 15, 2011
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Hauʻoli ka Heluhelu ʻana

Celebrate Reading.

Inā ʻaʻohe a ʻoukou ka hana i ka lā ʻapōpō, e hele mai i Ke Kulanui ʻo Hawaiʻi ma Mānoa e Hauʻoli Ka Heluhelu ʻAna ai.

(If you’ve nothing to do tomorrow, come to …

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Celebrate Reading: Ball Don’t Lie by Matt de la Peña

by Alex on April 13, 2011
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Ball Don’t Lie is the debut novel from author Matt de la Peña and tells the story of a young, foster kid who goes by the name of Sticky.  Sticky comes from an impoverished background—no father, mother works as a …

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In an Age of Furlough Fridays, Finally Something to Celebrate

by Alex on April 1, 2011
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Two prominent authors headline Hawaii’s only reading festival focused on young adults—but Celebrate Reading is not just for teens.

HONOLULU, HAWAII — Call it a book club on steroids. Hawaii’s Celebrate Reading Festival, the state’s only reading festival focused on …

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Book End: Weekend of April 1, 2011

by Alex on April 1, 2011
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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.

April Fool’s!

Today is the first day of April which means…watch your back! If you’re on Twitter, …

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Celebrate Reading: Gene Luen Yang

by Alex on March 29, 2011
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Two very special guest authors from the mainland will be appearing at the Celebrate Reading 2011 Festival on April 16 at UH Manoa (click here for more info).

One of these special guests is Gene Yang, author/artist …

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Celebrate Reading: 2011 Reading List

by Alex on March 23, 2011
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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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Book End: Weekend of March 18, 2011

by Alex on March 18, 2011
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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.

Celebrate Reading

Teachers, Students, Readers, Writers… save the date:  April 16, 2011.  That is when the …

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Celebrate Reading

by Alex on March 16, 2011
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Celebrate Reading is an annual event sponsored by the Hawaii Council for the Humanities, . In the past, it has attracted prominent guest authors like Orson Scott Card (Ender’s Game), Christopher Moore (Lamb, Fluke) and Markus

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