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Big Island and Maui public libraries close Thursday due to Hurricane Iselle

In anticipation of the potential threat of Hurricane Iselle, and for the health and safety of patrons and staff, all public libraries in Maui County and on the Big Island will be closed on Thursday, August 7, announced State Librarian Richard Burns.

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Pahoa Library to close for new fire alarm system installation Wednesday (July 16)

Pahoa Public & School Library (Big Island) is scheduled to close temporarily for the installation of a new fire alarm system on Wednesday, July 16. The book drop will remain open. The Library, located on the campus of Pahoa High and Intermediate School at 15-3070 Pahoa-Kalapana Road, is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, July 17 […]

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Pahala Library offers new hours starting July 14, 2014

Pahala Public & School Library (Big Island), located on the campus of Ka’u High and Pahala Elementary Schools at 96-3150 Pikake Street, will offer its patrons new public service hours beginning Monday, July 14: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m. and 4 […]

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Bug expert to present ‘The Insect World’ at two Big Island libraries

In celebration of the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, “The Insect World,” a special event, will be presented at six selected Big Island and Oahu public libraries from Thursday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 8. Entomologist Dr. Ryan Caesar of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Dept. of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences will […]

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Bento Rakugo, a dynamic group led by artistic director Yasu Ishida, will perform in the traditional Rakugo storytelling style with a modern twist to the Japanese comedy.

Rakugo Japanese Storytelling Performance at three Big Island Public Libraries

Bento Rakugo will be featured performers for “Fizz, Boom, Read,” the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, at eight selected public libraries on the Big Island, Maui, and Oahu, from June 14 to July 2. Admission is free.

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State Librarian Burns announces retirement

Richard Burns, who has served with distinction as the State Librarian of the Hawaii State Public Library System since January 2008, has informed the Board of Education of his retirement at the end of the year, completing more than 30 years of dedicated service, the last seven as Hawaii’s State Librarian.

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Special hardware science event for keiki at eight Big Island libraries

In celebration of the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, HouseMart Ace Hardware and HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts will present “Hardware Science,” a free event at eight Big Island public libraries from Tuesday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 18. Children ages 8 and older are invited to explore all things related to science and will […]

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Keaau, Laupahoehoe and Pahoa Libraries closed due to heavy weather

Three Hawaii Island Public Libraries will close today due to severe winter weather conditions: Keaau Public & School Library, Laupahoehoe Public & School Library and Pahoa Public & School Library. The communities are experiencing heavy rains, thunderstorms and flooding. There are also power outages in some areas. An announcement will be made when the libraries […]

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Kailua-Kona Public Library will temporarily close for re-carpeting

Kailua-Kona Public Library will close temporarily for a re-carpeting project beginning Tuesday, December 11. The book drops will remain open.

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North Kohala Public Library's photovoltaic energy system panels can be seen on the left side of the roof. Photo courtesy of HSPLS.

North Kohala Public Library to close for renovation work

North Kohala Public Library will close temporarily for a renovation project from June 18 through 24. During this time, acoustic paneling will be installed in the Library. The book drop will remain open.

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Slack Key guitar performance by John Keawe at Kailua-Kona Public Library Saturday (March 31)

In celebration of National Library Week 2012, John Keawe, an award-winning slack key guitarist and recording artist, will present “A Tribute to Slack Key” at Kailua-Kona Public Library on Saturday, March 31 at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

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Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble featured Tuesday (Feb 28) at Kailua-Kona Public Library

Kailua-Kona Public Library will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble on Feb 28 and The Magic of Arneleo on Feb 29.

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Pahala Public and School Library to re-open Thursday (Feb 23)

Pahala Public and School Library (Big Island), located at 96-3150 Pikake Street on the campus of Ka`u High and Pahala Elementary Schools, will reopen for public service on Thursday, February 23 at 11 a.m. The Library will resume its regular public service schedule of Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The […]

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Pahala Public and School Library closed for a month due to staffing shortage

Pahala Public and School Library (Big Island) will close temporarily from Monday, January 23 through February 23 due to a staffing shortage.

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