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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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Ronald McDonald at Kona library (Jan. 25)

Ronald McDonald at Kona library (Jan. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE “It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald!”at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 the Kailua-Kona Public Library. This educational program is designed to motivate students to read more often by making reading fun. Through the use of music, magic, puppets, storytelling, and of course, lots of reading and fun with their favorite clown, Ronald McDonald, […]

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Kealakekua library closing temporarily

Kealakekua library closing temporarily

MEDIA RELEASE Kealakekua Public Library will close temporarily Sept. 3 – Oct. 2 due to a staffing shortage. While the library is closed, patrons may visit the Kailua-Kona Public Library (75-138 Hualalai Road; telephone: 327-4327). Contact the Kailua-Kona Public Library for its current public service hours. Kealakekua Public Library patrons are advised the book drop […]

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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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Kona library presentation on composting (April 26)

Kona library presentation on composting (April 26)

* 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 One Island Sustainable Living Center in Honaunau is sponsoring a free presentation on backyard and worm composting 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 at the Kailua-Kona Library, with a follow-up do-it-yourself workshop Saturday, May 7 in Honaunau. The hour-long introductory presentation at the library includes instructive handouts and a power […]

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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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Preschool story time at Kona Library

Preschool story time at Kona Library

MEDIA RELEASE The Kailua-Kona Public Library presents Preschool Story Times on Thursday mornings. Join the circle in the Children’s Room for stories, fingerplays, and songs at 9:30 a.m. through the month of February. (Flip-flap Jack is back!) This program is free for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Parents and caregivers are welcome too. […]

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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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Ronald McDonald visits Kona library (Jan. 19)

Ronald McDonald visits Kona library (Jan. 19)

MEDIA RELEASE “It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald!” at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. This educational program is designed to motivate students to read more often by making reading fun. Through the use of music, magic, puppets, storytelling, and of course, lots of reading and fun with their favorite clown, […]

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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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Book Sale at Kailua-Kona Library (Sept. 11)

Book Sale at Kailua-Kona Library (Sept. 11)

MEDIA RELEASE The Friends of the Libraries, Kona (FOLK) will hold its next Book Sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 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, […]

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Book Club meets at Kailua-Kona Library (June 15)

Book Club meets at Kailua-Kona Library (June 15)

MEDIA RELEASE The Kailua Kona Library Book Club meets 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 15 on the library lanai. Jamie Ford’s novel “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” set in Seattle during World War II, is a story of the tribulations of Asian peoples during the time of Japanese internment, and even of the […]

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