Book End: Weekend of June 10, 2011

by Alex on June 10, 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 week’s literary and library events here in Hawaii.

Here’s some interesting book news first:

Digital Menehune

I received word from J. Arthur Rath III that …

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2010 Hawaii Book & Music Festival Recap

by Alex on May 20, 2010
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The 2010 Hawaii Book & Music Festival (HBMF) ended this past Sunday, and Hawaii Book Blog had a blast!  Misty and I got to meet a lot of great people for the first time and rekindled with a number of …

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Dan Kois, Author of “Facing Future,” Coming To Hawaii…

by Alex on May 12, 2010
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“Thorough and precise.” -Wayne Harada, Honolulu Advertiser

“Like liner notes on steroids.” -Honolulu Magazine

“A book I would recommend for local and outsider alike.” -Hawai’i Book Blog

“Brilliant.” -New York magazine

DAN KOIS, AUTHOR OF “FACING FUTURE,” COMING

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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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