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The Hawaii State Public Library System is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2023 Summer Reading Challenge Grand Prize Drawing! Kerysa Perez, adult patron […]

2023 Summer Reading Grand Prize Winner Announced

2023 Summer Reading Challenge Grand Prize Winner
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We are heartbroken for the devastating loss of our Lahaina community on Maui. Our aloha and prayers are with the community now and in the […]

Help Support the Maui Communities

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Do you enjoy reading The Economist? It is now available on PressReader. Known for its in-depth analysis and insightful perspectives not often found in other news […]

The Economist Magazine Is Now Available on PressReader

The Economist Magazine on PressReader
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What is digital literacy? Simply put, it means having the skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, health and […]

Northstar Digital Literacy | Build your computer and internet skills today!

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          The Hawaii State Public Library System is here to support your efforts to learn more skills related to technology! Do […]

NEW! Upgrade your Digital Skills with Skill Finder

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Teens Raised $5,000 to Add Large Print Books for Keiki

A $5,000 check was presented to the Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i from the seventh-grade class at Hawaii Technology Academy (HTA) to enhance the […]

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Our Community

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Civil Beat’s Pop-Up Newsrooms

Civil Beat reporters and staff will be working out of some public libraries across the state. Come and learn more about how they do their jobs and […]

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Find the Next Step in Your Career with HI CAN!

The Hawai’i Career Acceleration Navigator (HI CAN) is a user-friendly digital tool that supports Hawai’i jobseekers to identify resilient, lasting careers to support themselves, their […]

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Join us (for a free event)

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Family Crafts

September 28
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Book Club

Community-Led Book Club

September 28
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
(808) 622-6345
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Keiki Construction Zone

September 28
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Volunteer at the library

Got some extra time on your hands? We can always use your help!

Learn more about our volunteer program.

Hawaii State Legislature

Hawaii State Legislature

The Legislative Session runs annually from January to May. To support our communities, the Hawaii State Public Library System will have resources to participate in the legislative process. Learn more about how to get involved or watch hearings now.