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What are the qualities of a Library leader? According to Felton Thomas, Jr., 2016-2017 Public Library Association President, a leader is: someone who takes charge, a ...
Read More A Library Leader: Positive Motivator and More

Kailua-Kona Public Library is celebrating its 25th Anniversary! Join us this Saturday, Feb. 25 at 2 pm for a free concert by John Keawe, Grammy ...
Read More Kailua-Kona Library Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Your Hawaii State Public Libraries are an important part of the educational ecosystem. We support learning and access to resources each day for students. Are ...
Read More Help the Board of Education – Take the Superintendent Characteristics Survey

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) is proud to announce the winners of its 2017 State Incentive & Service Awards Program. Winners were surprised ...
Read More HSPLS Award Winners Honored at Library Institute Days

Two Oahu libraries will present “A Prescription for Healthy Reading,” a free workshop: February 24, noon at Kalihi-Palama Public Library, RSVP by February 21 March ...
Read More Attend Free Workshops to Learn About Healthy Reading

Eugene and Sook Ki Moon were honored in a Special Proclamation Ceremony in the Governor’s Chambers at the State Capitol. The Korean Library Foundation (KLF) founders ...
Read More Moons Honored on Korean Library Foundation’s 20th Anniversary; Pledge Million for Korean Language Collection

Congratulations to State Rep. Della Au Belatti (D-24), selected as Legislator of the Year 2016 by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii (FLH)! Rep. ...
Read More Rep. Belatti Chosen as FLH 2016 Legislator of the Year

  Kung Hee Fat Choy! (a prosperous new year) will soon be heard as Hawaii residents celebrates Chinese New Year on January 28. Festivities include: ...
Read More Chinese New Year: Celebrate the Year of the Rooster

Lucky you live Hawaii – the “Melting Pot of the Pacific” where people of many nationalities live together! Local residents wish each other Hau ’oli ...
Read More Say Happy New Year in Other Languages with Mango

In Hawaii, a huge part of celebrating the holidays and New Year involves eating traditional cultural foods. Our public libraries offer Hawaiian-style cookbooks with recipes ...
Read More So Ono! Try Hawaii’s Traditional Holiday Foods