As of Sunday, October 19, 2014
POSTED: 04:07 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 04:20 a.m. HST, Oct 18, 2014
Send items at least two weeks in advance to 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu 96813; fax 529-4750; or email email@example.com.
OverDrive's Big Library Read event: Through Oct. 28, teens may borrow e-book and audiobook versions of the Big Library Read book "Anatomy of a Misfit," by Andrea Portes. Visit librarieshawaii.org.
Dyslexia workshop: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union, 1259 Aala St., Community Room. Learn about "symptoms" and how teaching and intervention can help dyslexic children and struggling readers. Attendees rotate through learning stations that simulate various language-related tasks and experience how daily life skills are affected. Free; $3 validated parking. RSVP by Monday. Call 538-7007 or email mhiga@dyslexia-hawaii. org.
Author talk: Meet Keiko Matsui Higa ("Being Local in Hawai‘i"), 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Wahiawa Botanical Garden, Multifunction Room. Higa is the first nisei woman from Hawaii to write a published memoir.
Writers' panel discussion: Discussion on short-story writing, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Kapolei Public Library. Participants include Laurie Hanan, Kent Reinker, Doris Chu, Greg Field, Dawn Casey and Gail Baugniet. Free. Call 693-7050 or visit goo.gl/76wXQp.
Hawaii Kai Community Bookstore: On the lower level of Hawaii Kai Public Library, 249 Lunalilo Home Road. Hours are 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 397-0515. » Through October, selected fiction books are half off, while all holiday items will be on display.
James A. Vaughn Award for Poetry: Hawaii Pacific University is seeking entries for its annual poetry contest. Participants must have resided in Hawaii for one year. Postmark deadline is Dec. 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.