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Kailua-Kona Library Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Kailua-Kona Public Library is celebrating its 25th Anniversary! Join us this Saturday, Feb. 25 at 2 pm for a free concert by John Keawe, Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano award winning slack-key guitarist. This Hawaii Island library will also be highlighting …

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Book: Robert B. Parker’s Revelation
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