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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

    Got a new device from Santa? We can get you connected! You can download for free – eBooks, AudioBooks, and eMagazines – all ...
Read More Download Free Reads for Your New Tech Devices

Catch the Holiday Spirit at the Hawaii State Library this December! Enjoy family programs and browse our collections of books, DVDs, CDs, and more to ...
Read More Season’s Readings at the Hawaii State Library

Reader’s Digest “Best of America: The Most Impressive Libraries in Every State,” a live web slide show of images of libraries, features an image of our ...
Read More Reader’s Digest Salutes the Hawaii State Library

In state observance of Thanksgiving, all public libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 24th.