John is a native of the island of Hawaii. He is a self-taught slack-key guitarist and has numerous recordings to his credit. He was chosen as a Na Hoku Hano Hano Award winner in 1994 for instrumental album of the year, “Hoonanea”. He was also one of five nominees in 1995 and 1996 for his recordings of “Auhele”, “Manaolana,” and “Christmas Is”.
Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i. This is a production of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Outreach College’s Statewide Cultural Extension Program with additional funding and support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the University of Hawaii.
Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library (10 days for Oahu; 15 days for neighbor islands) in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.
|Monday||12:00 PM – 7:30 PM|
|Tuesday||12:00 PM – 7:30 PM|
|Wednesday||10:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Thursday||10:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Friday||10:00 AM – 4:00 PM|
|Saturday||CLOSED – CLOSED|
|Sunday||CLOSED – CLOSED|
|Handicap parking spots||3|
|Book drop off||Yes|
|Friends’ book store||No|
|Free computer classes||No|
|Test proctoring services||Yes|