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Posted on: Sunday, January 28, 2001

Lit Beat

Advertiser Staff

Special Events

Hawaii Literacy Inc., will move on Thursday to 200 North Vineyard Blvd., Suite 320. 537-6706.

Celebrating Teen Reading Literature Festival, grade six to college-age students, share responses to selected literary pieces with fellow students, literary mentors, authors and professionally trained readers, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 28, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Art Auditorium; featuring Lois-Ann Yamanaka, author of "Name Me Nobody," and Wing Tek Lum, author of "Expounding the Doubtful Points"; free; preregister/ order $4 pizza and soda lunch. 239-9726, 734-9180.

Mililani Public Library, beginning Internet classes covering basic Web search skills, 94-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani; date and time to be scheduled when class reaches capacity of five; registration required. 627-7470.

For writers

Young Author’s Sharing Group meets 10 a.m. the second and last Wednesdays of each month at Borders-Waikele; students in grades one to six are welcome.

Romance Writers of America meet 10 a.m. Saturday at üina Haina Public Library; guests welcome; call Sally Sorenson for information. 739-7722.


Fred E. Basten and Charles Phoenix, co-authors of "Leis, Luaus and Alohas: The Lure of Hawaii in the Fifties," a nostalgic look at Hawaii in the 1950s through historic photos and memorabilia, 12:30-1:30 p.m. today, Bestsellers Bookstore, 1001 Bishop St., Pauahi Tower. 528-2378.

Bob Morrison and Auntie Healani, co-authors of "The Guide to Basket Weaving," book signing and demonstration, 1 p.m. today, Native Books & Beautiful Things, Ward Warehouse; 1 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.

Reading Groups

Multicultural Readers Group, meets 6:30-8 p.m., fourth Monday of each month, 1802 Keeaumoku St., American Association of University Women.

African American Literary Book Group discussions 6:30-8:30 p.m., second and fourth Mondays monthly, First Hawaiian Tower, 1132 Bishop St., No. 1404; reservations. 528-5037.

The Other Reading Group meets 7 p.m., last Tuesday of each month at Borders-Waikele to discuss the latest rage in popular fiction.

Chateaubriand Book Study Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Golden Phoenix, 1251-B South King St. 593-1249.

Hawaii Film Fans discuss the best current films 7 p.m., first Sunday of each month at Borders-Ward Centre.

Science and Fantasy Fiction Readers Group, meets 7 p.m., last Thursday of every month, Borders-Ward Center.

For Keiki

Seaside Stories, featuring "Amos and Boris," by William Steig, about the friendship between a whale and a mouse, 11 a.m.-noon, Borders-Kahului; ages 6-10; activity session to follow; sponsored by Pacific Whale Foundation. (808) 879-8860.

Children’s Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, starting Saturday, Unity Church of Hawaii Bookstore, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. 735-4436, ext. 310.

Merry Morning Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. every Tuesday in January, Mililani Public Library, 94-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani.

Barnes & Noble Storytime, 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; craft and storytime club 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays; 7 p.m. Fridays; 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Saturdays; Pajama Storytime with the Mouse, 7 p.m. Friday Borders-Waikele.

Young Author’s Sharing Group, grades one through six, 10 a.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, Borders-Waikele.

Kids’ Story Corner, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, and Keiki Storytime/Kids Kraft Korner, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Children’s Amphitheater, Borders-Ward Centre; this Saturday’s storytime features "What a Wonderful World" picture book based on Louis Armstrong’s song.

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