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VIRTUAL EVENT: Get Poetic with Hawai‘i’s State Poet Laureate

April 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Hawaii's State Poet Laureate Brandy Nalani McDougall

In celebration of National Poetry Month, join Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate Brandy Nālani McDougall as she shares her unique and empowering stories of Hawaii through poetry. Discover ways to appreciate, create and write poetry to connect with others and embrace all the beauty Hawai‘i has to offer.

Registration is required for this 45-minute Zoom online event. 

From the ahupuaʻa of Aʻapueo in Kula, Maui, Brandy Nālani McDougall (Kanaka ʻŌiwi, she/her/ʻo ia) is the author of a poetry collection, The Salt-Wind, Ka Makani Paʻakai (2008). Her second poetry collection, ʻĀina Hānau, Birth Land, is forthcoming from the University of Arizona Press in June 2023. She is the Hawaiʻi Poet Laureate for 2023-2025. She lives with her keiki in Kalaepōhaku in the ahupuaʻa of Waikīkī on Oʻahu.


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April 22, 2023
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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In State observance of the King Kamehameha I Day holiday, all public libraries will be closed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

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