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May 2017

SIGN-UP NOW! LEGO® Build Hawaii at the Summer Reading Kick-Off!

May 21, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Oahu – Hawaii State Library, 478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
Lego City Build

Help create a Lego® City at this free event with Play-Well TEKnologies. The Lego® building sessions will be held at the Hawaii State Library on Oahu from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Attendees will be able to participate in a 30-minute playtime to build their favorite Hawaii landmark with Lego® pieces. This event is suitable for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED! Space is limited for each 30-minute building session. Interested participants should…

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Honokaa Library Anniversary Exhibit

May 22, 2017 - July 7, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating indefinitely

Hawaii – Honokaa, 45-3380 Mamane St, Bldg #3
Honokaa, HI 96727 United States
80th Anniversary

Learn about our library's history in celebration of our 80th year! Our building was dedicated on June 5, 1937 and built for less than $14,000. It is the oldest public library building still in operation on Hawaii island. Did you know that Honokaa town's first library was located in the Sakata Building. After that, it was at the Congregational Church (now the Methodist Church). Find out more at the library! This display was created by the Heritage Center at the…

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Life Balance Wheel workshop

May 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hawaii – North Kohala, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755 United States

"The Life Balance Wheel: Uncovering Priorities for Success and Happiness," a workshop with Sophia Schweitzer, encourages people to notice the big picture of their lives and make deliberate choices.  Sophia will assist participants to create their wheel coupled with practical steps forward to focus on what is important to each person.  Through professional certification at Erickson College, Sophia helps people to become better leaders for themselves and their organizations.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance if…

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“Coloring for Grown-ups”

May 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Hawaii – Mountain View, 18-1235 Volcano Hwy
Mountain View, HI 96771 United States
Coloring, art therapy

  Come join "Coloring for Grown-ups" every Tuesday.  Relax, relieve stress, enhance your creativity, make friends, have fun and share tips and techniques.  Coloring images and some art supplies are provided.  You may also bring your own.  Program schedule is subject to change.  Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.  FREE and open to the public.

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Build with LEGOs – ages 4 and UP

May 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Kauai – Kapaa, 4-1464 Kuhio Hwy
Kapaa, HI 96746 United States
LEGO Wall

Join our LEGO Wall community!  Children, teens and families are encouraged to imagine, create, share and build with thousands of LEGO pieces and figurines.  This free, open, community build takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm and on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm.  Space is limited.  Creations remain on our LEGO Wall for 1 month.  New creations go up on the first day of the month that the library is open.

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Kahuku Cool Lab: Afternoon Sewing Classes With Joyce Mahelona

May 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

Oahu – Kahuku, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy
Kahuku, HI 96731 United States

Tue. April 9th • T-Shirt into a dress Tue. April 23rd  • T-Shirt into a dress This month is learning how to turn T-shirts or shorts into customized outfits.  Bring your own shirt or pants, bring an old item sitting in the back of your closet or buy something new that expresses your personality. Come when you can, anytime between 3pm and 6pm. Each class will be project based, with intent to teach a particular skill.  However, sewers are encouraged to bring sewing…

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Whale movie for keiki

May 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kauai – Lihue, 4344 Hardy St
Lihue, HI 96766 United States
whale breaching in the water

Humpback Whales is an award-winning IMAX movie by documentary filmmakers MacGillivray Freeman Films.  Footage was filmed in Hawai'i, Tonga, and Alaska.  Narrated by Ewan McGregor. This free showing includes an introduction by Jean Souza of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Suitable for keiki in Gr. K-5.  Program is subject to change. Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter, or if special accommodations are needed.

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Are asteroids the reason Earth has water and life?

May 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hawaii – Kailua-Kona, 75-138 Hualalai Rd
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 United States
Astronomy Galaxy

Dr. Carlos Alvarez of the W. M. Keck Observatory will explain how 4.5 billion years ago, a planet was forming between Mars and Jupiter. The force of Jupiter's gravity, however, crushed this proto-planet into a wide band of millions of small rocky objects called asteroids.  These asteroids bombarded the Earth and as they were destroyed on impact they left water and organic molecules on Earth.  Dr. Alvarez will explain how state-of-the-art astronomical facilities on Mauna Kea are being used to…

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Free

Spaghetti Dinner and Talk Story: “Our Community.”

May 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Oahu – Kahuku, 56-490 Kamehameha Hwy
Kahuku, HI 96731 United States

You are invited to Talk Story and help your library get to know the community better.  Enjoy a yummy spaghetti dinner and talk story about “Our Community.”  Bring your friends and family and enjoy fun conversation ranging from what type of community you would like to live in to how you think that can happen.  Also, share other stories such as your memories of growing up in your community, how does that relate to today?  This will be an informal…

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Learn to Spot & Avoid Scams

May 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Oahu – Pearl City, 1138 Waimano Home Rd
Pearl City, HI 96782 United States
The word spelled out with Scrabble pieces.

The Better Business Bureau Foundation of Hawaiʻi  invites you to join us for a free, one hour presentation to learn about: The Top Scams in Hawaiʻi Tricks that Scammers Use How to Protect Yourself Learn how not to become a victim of identity theft, which is, according the U.S. Justice Department, a "crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain." This program is recommended for older…

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