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FOLK annual meeting, Kona Library Book Club (Jan. 24)

FOLK annual meeting, Kona Library Book Club (Jan. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Library, Kona hosts its annual meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 on the lanai of the Kailua Kona Library followed by a short reception with refreshments. Current FOLK members are encouraged to attend as well as those interested in becoming members. Following the reception, the Kona Library Book […]

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Book Club meeting at Kailua-Kona Library (July 19)

Book Club meeting at Kailua-Kona Library (July 19)

WHEN: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 This month’s selection is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. Wolf Hall takes a slice of Tudor history and allows the reader to view it through the eyes of Thomas Cromwell, who rose through life from his origins as the son of a blacksmith to become the chief minister […]

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Summer Reading Program at Kealakekua Library

Summer Reading Program at Kealakekua Library

* May 31-July 1, Kealakekua Public Library Kealakekua Public Library will be celebrating its Summer Reading Program with special free events lined up for June. There will be Kids’ Craft Programs 2:30-3:30 p.m. each Friday for ages six and up: June 3 – Cork Float Toy, June 10 – Origami Kite, June 17 – Pin […]

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Foster care program at Kona library (May 17)

Foster care program at Kona library (May 17)

* Foster Care Library Program 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 Kailua Kona Public Library The Kailua Kona Public Library is hosting a free informational seminar given by Kaulana Iokia on becoming a resource family for children in foster care. On any given day in Hawaii, there are keiki who are in need of a safe […]

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Book sale at Kailua-Kona Library (May 14)

Book sale at Kailua-Kona Library (May 14)

* 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 14 The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) hosts the book sale on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library. Proceeds from sales help support the needs of the Kona libraries, with funding that includes educational and entertainment programs, community summer reading programs, visiting authors, magazine subscriptions, CD’s, DVD’s and […]

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Keawe performing at Kona library (April 16)

Keawe performing at Kona library (April 16)

* 1-2 p.m. Saturday, April 16 Kailua Kona Public LIbrary John Keawe, award winning slack-key (kihoalu) guitarist, composer and recording artist presents an hour-long performance in celebration of National Library Week. Keawe’s music is infused with the spirit of aloha and is reflective of many elements personal to him. Keawe performs regularly at various locations […]

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Sakura Ensemble at Kona Library (Feb. 12)

Sakura Ensemble at Kona Library (Feb. 12)

The Sakura Ensemble will present a music program for Valentine’s Day. The ensemble will be focusing on “Gypsy Favorites” and international classical selections featuring Annu Shionoya on keyboards, Jean Pierre Thoma on flute and saxophone, and Ursula Vietze on violin. Program is free to the public. For more information, visit www.folkhawaii.com

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Book sale at Kailua-Kona Library (Feb. 12)

Book sale at Kailua-Kona Library (Feb. 12)

WHEN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) hosting its next Book Sale on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona Library. Proceeds from sales help support the needs of the Kona libraries, with funding that includes educational and entertainment programs, community summer reading programs, visiting authors, magazine subscriptions, CD’s, DVD’s […]

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Tropical Fruits Program at Kona library (Jan. 25)

Tropical Fruits Program at Kona library (Jan. 25)

WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25 at Kailua Kona Public Library Ken Love, “Fruit Hunter and Agricultural Activist” will present a program sponsored by Friends of the Libraries, Kona. Love, president of the statewide Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers, will speak about growing unusual “ultra exotic” tropical fruit that can be grown locally, give tips on […]

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FOLK annual meeting, book club (Jan. 25)

FOLK annual meeting, book club (Jan. 25)

WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 25 The Friends of the Library, Kona holds its Annual Meeting on the lanai of the Kailua Kona Library followed by a short reception with refreshments. Current FOLK members are encouraged to attend as well as those interested in becoming members. Following the reception, the Kona Library Book Club will […]

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Christmas music program at Kona library (Dec. 21)

Christmas music program at Kona library (Dec. 21)

MEDIA RELEASE WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 ar Kailua-Kona Public Library The Sakura Ensemble will present a Christmas music program. The ensemble focuses on international classical, ethnic and jazz styles, with particular emphasis on French Impressionistic and Japanese traditional repertoire featuring Annu Shionoya (piano, organ & amp; keyboards) and Jean Pierre Thoma (flutes and […]

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Family Read Aloud program in Kona (Dec. 7)

Family Read Aloud program in Kona (Dec. 7)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona will host a free read-aloud program, “Books are Building Blocks,” 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 at the Kailua Kona Public Library. This program is offered on the first Tuesday of each month. Parents must attend the program with their children. Participation is limited to the first 75 […]

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Smart Moves program at Kailua-Kona Library (Nov. 20)

Smart Moves program at Kailua-Kona Library (Nov. 20)

When: 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20 Where: Kailua-Kona Public Library Carla Hannaford, PhD, biologist, author, and educator will present a program titled Smart Moves. If we didn’t move, we wouldn’t need a brain. Movement grows the brain beginning in utero and until the day we die. This experiential presentation will give participants valuable and simple […]

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Kona Booklovers to discuss 'March' (Nov. 16)

Kona Booklovers to discuss ‘March’ (Nov. 16)

What: Booklovers Meeting on the lanai at Kailua-Kona Library When: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 The Kona Library Book Club meets to discuss “March” by Geraldine Brooks. This is a tale centering on the absentee father from Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) that offers glimpses of the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad while driving […]

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