Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards

Ka Palapala Pookela Awards Seal

The Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards recognize the best in Hawaiʻi book publishing over the past year.  With the help from Hawaiʻi public libraries and local readers along with the Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association, the Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards are given to a winner selected by various members of the local literary community to honor excellence in a specific category.

Why are the Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards so important? Misty answers that question here.

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2014 Ka Palapala Pookela Awards

This year, the Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards will be hosted by Howard Dicus at the East West Center (UH Manoa) on Thursday, April 24 from 6 – 9pm.

To view the nominees for this year’s awards, please see the links on the right.


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Which books won this year?
Find out all of the 2014 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Award WINNERS!


Previous Winners and Recaps:

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