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As the presidential election draws near, learn more about the candidates or the U.S. electoral process at your local public library. Read the candidates’ books ...
Read More Learn About Presidential Candidates, Electoral Process, Then Vote Nov. 8

Hear “Ramana Vieira : The Essence of Fado “ at three Maui public libraries on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29! Vieira, raved as ...
Read More See Portuguese Music Star Perform at Three Maui Libraries

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Celebrate Chocolate Day in October

Posted on Oct 20, 2016 in News

Chocolate lovers rejoice! In October, find chocolate recipes and more at your local public library to celebrate this sweet and onolicious day: National Chocolate Day ...
Read More Celebrate Chocolate Day in October

There’s a new sculpture at Aiea Public Library! Sweet is a stainless steel artwork designed by Kauai artist Wayne Zebzda that features mirrored metal orbs symbolizing individual atoms. The ...
Read More See Aiea Library’s “Sweet” New Sculpture

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Welcome to our new website!

Posted on Oct 5, 2016 in News

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) is excited to roll out a brand new website to our community strategically created to excite, inspire and ...
Read More Welcome to our new website!

Fore!  The Friends of the Library of Hawaii’s 2016 Links to Literacy Golf Tournament is set to tee-up on Friday, October 7 at Kapolei Golf ...
Read More Links to literacy benefits Hawaii’s libraries on Oct. 7

The Hawaii State Library is one of “The 50 best Libraries in the United States” proclaimed decorating and design magazine elledecor.com in their latest issue! Congratulations ...
Read More Hawaii State Library: One of 50 best Libraries in the United States!

Want a quick review of Hawaii’s native plants from A to Z? Join Chuck Chimera of the Hawaii Invasive Species Committee for this presentation on ...
Read More A whirlwind review of Hawaii’s native plant taxa from aizoaceae to zygophyllaceae

If you love tomatoes, you won’t want to miss “Growing Tomatoes in Hawaii,” a free presentation on Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. at Kailua-Kona Public ...
Read More Growing tomatoes in Hawaii: Historical Hawaiian tomatoes from 1941 to the late 60S, wild tomatoes, heirlooms, and hybrids

Certified Master Gardener Ed Fenzl will present an introductory course on Wild Table Plants for home gardeners and small farmers at Kealakekua Public Library on ...
Read More Learn how to grow and prepare wild table plants