ALERT:  Hana Public and School Library will be open with modified hours for the following dates:  8/13/18 to 8/14/18 8am-11am, 8/15/18 to 8/16/18 11am-2pm; 8/20/18 8am-11am, 8/21/18 8am-4pm, 8/22/18 to 8/23/18 11am-2pm; 8/27/18 8am-11am.  The library will be closed on 8/17/18 to observe the Statehood Day holiday.  The library will resume normal public service hours on Tuesday, 8/28/18.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Join PBS Hawai’i and the Hawaii State Public Library System in The Great American Read now until October 23, 2018.  Designed to spark a national […]


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Primary Election

Smart Voting Starts @ Your Library

With just a few days left before the primary election, the Hawaii State Public Library System has curated the official websites related to the primary […]

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PressReader – Connecting People Through News

PressReader is a place for you to find, share, and talk about great content from anywhere in the world. By accessing PressReader through the library, you can discover news from all over the world that matters to you.

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Testing and Education Reference Center – Pass That Test

The Testing and Education Reference Center has resources to help you prepare for that next big test, change careers, or simply improve basic skills.

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Make Your Mark

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August 18
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Chess Club

Chess Club

August 18
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Craft Swap and Color

August 18
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Got some extra time on your hands? We can always use your help!

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Hawaii State Legislature

Watch legislative webcasts

The Hawaii State Public Library System and Hawaii State Capitol have formed a partnership to provide webcasting of legislative hearings, meetings, and sessions at public libraries statewide.

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