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Bookstore ‘pops up’ in Waikiki

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A variety of art, design and architecture titles, many rare or in limited quantities, will be sold at "Reed Space HONOLULU," a temporary bookstore.
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Hart Wood: Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii.

The folks at Interisland Terminal are opening a temporary bookstore, Reed Space HONOLULU, on Thursday at the Waikiki Parc Hotel that will feature art, design and architecture titles.

Inventory at "Reed Space," meant to nurture intellectual and creative endeavors, was selected by jeffstaple (aka Jeffrey Ng), a graphic, Web and clothing designer, artist, deejay and writer. His Staple Design has created work for such big-name brands as Gap, Converse, HBO, Levi’s, Nike, Microsoft, Random House and Puma.

The bookstore is a comment on the lack of independent bookstores in this town and the desire to see them return.

"Reed Space" will be open 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily through Aug. 8. Parking is by valet and free.

Other special events (held at Waikiki Parc, unless otherwise indicated):

» Preview, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday: First look at titles, many of which are rare and limited in quantity. The event includes cocktails and pupu by Tuaca and Nobu Waikiki. $35.

» jeffstaple lecture, 6:30 p.m. Thursday: $10 advance, $20 at the door, Halekulani Hotel’s Hau Terrace. Sign up at www.interislandterminal.org.

» Book signing and author’s talk, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3: Glenn Mason and Don Hibbard, authors of "Hart Wood: Architectural Regionalism in Hawaii," will discuss their book. Free.

Interisland Terminal is a group dedicated to promoting creativity in Honolulu through interdisciplinary exhibitions in contemporary art, film and design. The group’s past projects include a web graphic design exhibit, a painting exhibit and a rock ‘n roll cinema event.


Lectures at B8ishop Museum discuss Hawaiian tattoo art

Learn about the art of Hawaiian tattooing at lectures and workshops by Keone Nunes at Bishop Museum.

Space is limited for each event, and registration is required. Call 847-8296 or e-mail trey.dodge@bishopmuseum.org.

» On Thursday, Nunes will share the historical and cultural significance of the art form, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Atherton Halau. He will also discuss individual expression and meanings in Hawaiian tattoos.

Cost is $5, free to museum members.

» On Aug. 7, Nunes will demonstrate tattooing techniques from 9 a.m. to noon on Flanders Lawn.

Cost is $20; $10 museum members.


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