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Liliha Library will Offer "Teen Lounge Movies" and "Comic Jam, Anyone?"

Liliha Library will Offer "Teen Lounge Movies" and "Comic Jam, Anyone?"

Liliha Public Library will offer “Teen Lounge Movies” on Wednesday afternoons in November, and “Comic Jam, Anyone?” in December 2012.  All programs are free and will be conducted in the Meeting Room.   

The Friends of the Library of Hawaii is sponsoring “Teen Lounge Movies,” free movie screenings for students in grades 7 through 12.  The following movies, rated PG-13 (parental guidance is suggested), will be shown:   

•             November 14, 2:15 p.m. – “John Carter”

•             November 21, 2:30 p.m. – “Dark Shadows”

•             November 28, 2:30 p.m. – “I Am Number 4”  

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Veterans Day Holiday

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Veterans Day Holiday

In observance of the Veterans Day 2012 Holiday, most public libraries will be closed from Saturday through Monday, November 10 – 12.

Five libraries will be closed from Friday through Sunday, November 9 – 11:   

•             Aiea Public Library

•             Hawaii Kai Public Library 

•             Kaimuki Public Library

•             Liliha Public Library

•             Makawao Public Library (Maui) 

Please visit www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.

Hawaii's Public Libraries Will Be Closed on General Election Day

Hawaii's Public Libraries Will Be Closed on General Election Day

All public libraries will be closed in observance of General Election Day 2012 on Tuesday, November 6.

Visit www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.

 

Teens Invited to Enter 2012 Anime Art Contest at Liliha Library

Teens Invited to Enter 2012 Anime Art Contest at Liliha Library

Calling all teens who love to draw Anime and Manga!  Enter the 2012 Anime Art Contest at Liliha Public Library which will be conducted from November 1 through December 31.                               

Young adults in grades 6 through 12 are invited to submit artwork prepared in anime style.  The first 100 entrants will receive a free Manga instructional booklet. The deadline for contest entries is December 31; winners will be announced on January 12, 2013.

The winners will receive fabulous prizes such as Pigma Sensei Pens, Canson Manga Fanboy Pocket Novels, a set of Copic markers, Anime Debut Studio and Manga Studio software, a Bamboo Pen, Prismacolor sets, and Kawaii Kon merchandise.  Winning artwork will be on display at the Library.  

Pumpkin Carve Down by Corporate Teams and executives for Pumpkin Carving Festival

Pumpkin Carve Down by Corporate Teams and executives for Pumpkin Carving Festival
Tonight is serious business--at least to the company teams and executives participating. Even though, carving pumpkins is a fun mess, a carving challenge between CEOs from companies such as First Hawaiian Bank, Alexander & Baldwin, Hawaii News Now and American Savings Bank can mean some serious head-to-head, or pumpkin-to pumpkin competition.   Actually, these hardworking executives have held the Corporate Competition & Executive Carvedown for the past two years–just never in public. The Pumpkin Carving Festival rules are simple: Individual business leaders go head-to-head in a two-hour timed round, carving pumpkins into something inspired by media coverage or local news.

Bank of Hawaii OHANA! Series presents the HOT Opera Express production of The Curse of Lou-Ling

Bank of Hawaii OHANA! Series presents the HOT Opera Express production of The Curse of Lou-Ling

Hawaii Theatre Center continues its Bank of Hawaii OHANA! Series for young audiences with The Curse of Lou-Ling on November 7 at 7:00 p.m., presented in partnership with Hawaii Opera Theatre’s Opera Express traveling education program.

What better way to introduce young audiences to classical opera than with this kid-friendly, audience-interactive opera adaptation. Set in legendary times in the City of Celestial Empire, in Peking, China, where it has been proclaimed that in order to win the hand of the Princess, a royal suitor must solve three riddles.  Any suitor who accepts the challenge and fails must be put to death.  The situation is complicated by the fact that the beautiful Princess is determined never to wed. It seems her royal ancestor, Lou-Ling, died because of a man’s cruelty.

Give and Get Back at Ward Centers’ Festival of Giving from Nov. 2-4

Give and Get Back at Ward Centers’ Festival of Giving from Nov. 2-4

More than 90 participating Ward Centers stores and restaurants will offer special deals and discounts to benefit local nonprofits