The 2022 Nēnē Award Winner is…

Posted on: April 6, 2022 | Category: Uncategorized

The Nēnē Award is Hawaii’s Children’s Choice book award. Each Spring, Hawaii’s fourth through sixth grade students vote for the best book they have read from a list of 30 nominees compiled by a group of public and school librarians.

Watch the 2022 Winner Announcement:

Learn more about the winner, find 2023 nominee list, and more at

Request a copy of the 2022 Award Fiction Winner, Restart by Gordon Korman.

Request a copy of the 2022 Graphic Novel Shortlist Winner, Twins by Varian Johnson & Shannon Wright

In state observance of Statehood Day, all public libraries and library support offices will be closed
on Friday, August 19, 2022.