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The Last Sakura: Book Reading

June 21, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

cover of "the last sakura" along with pictures of author Ashley Nakanishi and illustrator Toni Silva

Join us for a magical journey into the world of “The Last Sakura: Tales of the Yuta” written by Ashley Nakanishi and beautifully illustrated by Toni Silva.

Immerse yourself in the captivating tale of inspired by indigenous Okinawan and Hawaiian mythology and folklore as we embark on an enchanted reading adventure.

After the reading, unleash your creativity with our children’s craft session, where little ones can explore art rooted in Okinawan and Hawaiian heritage.

This event is perfect for families and children aged 5+.

Celebrate storytelling, culture, and creativity together at this free, local event!

(Materials will be provided)

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity should contact library staff as soon as possible. Advance requests 48 hours or more before the event are encouraged, but not required. All programs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.


June 21, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Liliha Public Library



Recommended for

Children, Families, Teens


Oahu – Liliha
1515 Liliha St
Honolulu, HI 96817 United States
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