Updated at 12:16 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2007
Kalaupapa author appears on Oahu, Big Island in Nov.
Advertiser StaffWriter Sally-Jo Bowman will be in Hawai'i for a series of presentations and workshops for her book, "No Footprints in the Sand: A Memoir of Kalaupapa," which she co-authored with Henry Nalaielua.
The book is Nalaielua's life story, chronicling his experiences from his childhood when he was diagnosed in 1936 at age 10 with Hansen's disease (then called leprosy) to his days at Kalaupapa.
-- Noon, Nov. 8, Center for Biographical Research, UH Manoa
Henke Hall 325, 1800 East-West Road; 956-3774 or email@example.com for more information
-- 10 a.m. Nov. 10, Book Gallery, 259 Keawe St., Hilo; a reading and Q&A.
-- 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Motonaga Garage & Gallery, Wailea; a reading, presentation and Q&A; $10 ($8 children); 808-963-6422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Noon, Nov. 11, Basically Books, 160 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo; reading and Q&A.
-- 6 p.m. Nov. 14, University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus Center, room 301, reading, presentation and Q&A session.
-- 9 a.m. Nov. 17, Konea O Kukui Garden, workshop: "Preserving Our Treasure: Gathering and Writing Stories of Our Elders." Brown bag lunch to follow; $35 (includes a copy of No Footprints and handouts); to register: Nani Svendsen, 808-889-5572 or Lani Bowman, 808-889-5852.
-- 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Borders Books & Music, Kona; book signing.