Hawaiʻi Book & Music Festival

The 9th annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival presented by Bank of Hawaii takes place on the weekend of May 3-4 on the spacious grounds of the Honolulu Hale civic center.  Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday*, with FREE admission and FREE parking in several nearby locations.  Boasting numerous pavilions and stages, this family-friendly festival is always a stellar event.

Festival-goers can look forward to meeting local, national and internationally celebrated authors and illustrators; stage performances from some of our finest musicians and dancers; stimulating panel discussions on a variety of topics; story-telling and poetry slams; as well as activities and entertainment for the younger crowd. Attendees also will enjoy the popular Bank of Hawaii Book Swap, book-seller booths and a multi-ethnic food court.

The non-profit Hawaii Book & Music Festival beneficiaries are Hawaii Literacy and Read to Me International.  For additional information visit the Festival website at www.hawaiibookandmusicfestival.org.

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