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Posted on: Sunday, March 4, 2001

Lit Beat

Advertiser Staff


Donations being accepted by McCully-Moiliili Public Library for its ongoing book sale, 2211 South King St., hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. 973-1099.

Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and associate editor of the Boston Globe, author of "I Know Just What You Mean," about the power of friendship in women’s lives, appearing as part of Lanai’s Visiting Artists program, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Lodge at Koele, music room; free; reservations needed. 1-800-321-4666.

FESTIVAL FOR TEEN READERS, students from grade six to college-age join with literature circle mentors, authors and professionally trained readers to discuss novels, short stories, plays and poems, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 28 UH-Manoa Art Auditorium. Festival guests: authors Orson Scott Card, Namoi Shihab Nye, Ian MacMillan, Wing Tek Lum, Kathleen Tyau, Gary Pak, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Yokanaan Kearns, Lisa Kane and Lee Tonouchi. Teens who attend must have read two books from an assigned list (call or e-mail for book list). Free. Lunch: $5 by pre-order. Registration required: Lorna Hershinow, 239-9726 (

FUND-RAISING EVENT, by the Pacific War Memorial Association, featuring James Bradley, author of "Flags of Our Fathers," 6 p.m. March 16, Hilton Hawaiian Village. Reception and dinner will be followed by reading and book-signing by Bradley. The association is attempting to construct an Iwo Jima memorial in Hawaii. Tickets: $100; 422-9404 or e-mail Information:


TISA BRYANT, author of the chapbook "Tzimmes," 1:30 p.m. March 14, UH-Manoa, Kuykendall Hall 410; also, how-to writing workshop, 2:30-5 p.m. March 14, Kuykendall Hall 410. Information: 956-3015,


International Women’s Writing Guild, meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month, Borders-Waikele.

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


Elle Crowe and Barbara KaMille, author and photographer of "The Littlest Paniolo," 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.

Suzanne Dunaway, author of "No Need to Knead," 7 p.m. Friday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.

Dan O’Connor, author of "Sugar: A Hawaiian Novel," 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Waldenbooks, Kauai; 1-2 p.m. next Sunday, Borders-Ward Centre.

Dr. Fredric J. Pashkow, author of "The Women’s Heart Book," 3 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.

Lois-Ann Yamanaka, author of "Father of the Four Passages," 8 p.m., Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.


Hawaiian Language Reading Group, read and discuss works in Hawaiian, by Kalama Cabigon of the Hawaiian Language Resource Center, 7:15 p.m. every Monday, Barnes and Noble, Kahala Mall.

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

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

Bestsellers Reading Group, meets 7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month, Borders-Waikele.

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

Romantic Borders for those inspired by romantic novels, meets 7 p.m., second Thursday of each month at Borders-Ward Centre.

Romance Readers Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., second Thursday of each month, Borders-Waikele.


American Girls Club, celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.

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

Baby Story Time,10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Waipahu Public Library; free; four-week session; register. 675-0358.

Merry Morning Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. every Tuesday during March, Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani.

Barnes & Noble Storytime, 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays with craft and storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday, 2:30 p.m. every Saturday, 2:30 p.m. every Sunday. 737-3323.

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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