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Made in Hawaii Festival this weekend! Free shuttle from Waikiki!

Made in Hawaii Festival this weekend! Free shuttle from Waikiki!

The Made in Hawaii Festival will be held this weekend. Free shuttles are available from Waikiki.

[Coming Tuesday] Drew Imagination drops new EP: Everyday Epiphanies

[Coming Tuesday] Drew Imagination drops new EP: Everyday Epiphanies

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Everyday Epiphanies is Drew Imagination’s first EP release, and it is set to come to you this Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Statehood Day Holiday

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Statehood Day Holiday

All public libraries will be closed in observance of the Statehood Day 2013 Holiday on Friday, August 16.

Four libraries normally closed on Fridays – Aiea Public Library, Hawaii Kai Public Library, Liliha Public Library, and Makawao Public Library – will also be closed on Saturday, August 17 to observe the holiday. 

Please visit the HSPLS website at www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.

 

Hawaii State Library Offers Centennial Anniversary Events in August

Hawaii State Library Offers Centennial Anniversary Events in August

The Hawaii State Library (HSL) will continue celebrating its Centennial Anniversary through December 2013.  The Library, located at 478 South King Street, opened on February 1, 1913.  An historical exhibit about the Library will be featured in the First Floor Reading Room throughout the celebration.  In addition to its regular Saturday morning Children’s Storytimes in the Edna Allyn Room (EAR), the Library will offer free special programs and new exhibits each month during its Centennial year.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Upcoming highlights for August include:

State Librarian Richard Burns Receives High Marks from Board of Education

State Librarian Richard Burns Receives High Marks from Board of Education

State Librarian Richard Burns received an “Exceptional” rating from the Board of Education (BOE), the highest rating possible, during his annual job performance evaluation at the Board’s General Business Meeting conducted at the Hawaii State Library July 16. 

Punahou Hosts Students from Around the World to Explore Global Food Issues

Punahou Hosts Students from Around the World to Explore Global Food Issues

Youth from around the world are convening on the Punahou School campus to explore global issues around food access, culture, and safety and security. Seventy-nine rising seniors from China, Denmark, Japan, Jordan, Singapore, Sweden, England and the United States are gathered for the fourth annual Student Global Leadership Institute (SGLI), July 22 – August 2, 2013. Students participate in two weeks of experiential learning and cultural exchange, which launches a yearlong collaboration on their own community-based projects. As the largest program of its kind in the U.S., SGLI aims to build a community of international youth leaders who can spark positive social change.

Start-up Arts Month Hawaii Kicks Off August 2013 With 30 Days of Events Inspiring Artists Through En

Start-up Arts Month Hawaii Kicks Off August 2013 With 30 Days of Events Inspiring Artists Through En

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