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Poetry Workshop with Hawaiʻi Poet Laureate Brandy Nālani McDougall

March 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Hawai'i Poet Laureate, Brandy Nālani McDougall
Join us for a poetry workshop Wednesday March 15th, 5 PM at Makawao Public Library! 
Kula born and raised, Hawaiʻi State Poet Laureate Brandy Nālani McDougall sees poetry as a way to heal. Share your own story of Maui with Brandy as she helps participants create their own poems of Makawao. Supplies will be provided.
Brandy Nālani McDougall (Kanaka `Ōiwi, she / her / ’o ia) is the author of a poetry collection, The Salt-Wind: Ka Makani Pa’akai (2008). She is the Hawai’i Poet Laureate for 2023-2025 and lives with her keiki in Kalaepōhaku in the ahupua’a of Waikīkī, O’ahu. Her second poetry collection, ʻĀina Hānau, Birth Land, will be published in June 2023.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation
due to a disability, please contact the library 7 days prior to the
program date. We will make every attempt to fulfill all requests
for accommodations. All programs are subject to change.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID‐19 exists in any public place
where people are present. By visiting and/or participating in library
programming, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to
COVID‐19. Please help keep each other healthy.


March 15, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Adults, Children, Families, Teens


Maui – Makawao
1159 Makawao Ave
Makawao, HI 96768 United States
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