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Kailua-Kona Public Library closed on Ironman race day Saturday (Oct 10)

Kailua-Kona Public Library (Big Island), located at 75-138 Hualalai Road, will offer special hours on Monday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to the 2015 Ironman Triathlon. On Saturday, October 10, the day of the triathlon, the library will be closed because the roads and areas in front of it will be […]

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Honokaa Public Library (Big Island) will close temporarily due to a staffing shortage from today through Sunday, August 23rd and is scheduled to reopen on Monday, August 24th at 11 a.m. The book drop will remain open for returning library materials.

Staffing Shortage Closes Honokaa Library until August 23, 2015

Honokaa Public Library (Big Island) will close temporarily due to a staffing shortage from today through Sunday, August 23rd and is scheduled to reopen on Monday, August 24th at 11 a.m. The book drop will remain open for returning library materials.

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Storyteller spins tales of Hawaiian heroes at nine public libraries statewide

Nyla Fujii-Babb, one of Hawaii’s premier storytellers, will be a featured performer for the 2015 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program at nine selected public libraries statewide on the Big Island, Kauai, and Oahu from June 23 through July 11. Admission is free.

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Greywolf’s Heroes programs at nine public libraries statewide

MEDIA RELEASE Greywolf, a Native American medieval armorer, will be a featured performer for the 2015 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program at nine selected public libraries on the Big Island, Kauai, Lanai and Oahu from June 17 through July 11. Admission is free. Greywolf will present three programs “Heroes of the Classic Era,” “Women Warriors […]

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In celebration of the HSPLS 2015 Children's Summer Reading Program, HouseMart Ace Hardware and HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts will present "Super Hero Academy," a free event at five selected Big Island public libraries from Wednesday, June 24 through Wednesday, July 8.

Super Hero Academy event for keiki coming to five Big Island libraries

In celebration of the HSPLS 2015 Children’s Summer Reading Program, HouseMart Ace Hardware and HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts will present “Super Hero Academy,” a free event at five selected Big Island public libraries from Wednesday, June 24 through Wednesday, July 8.

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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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