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July 2018

A Record of Restoration: The Admiral Thomas Papers at Hawaii State Library

July 23, 2018 - August 4, 2018
Oahu – Hawaii State Library, 478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
Record of Restoration Exhibit title

In honor of the 175th commemoration of La Hoihoi Ea, Sovereignty Restoration Day, this July 31,  the Hawaii State Library is showcasing a number of unique documents from a special Hawaii and Pacific collection: the Admiral Thomas Papers.  This exhibit highlights several primary resources from the collection related to the 1843 restoration of Hawaiian sovereignty, including an address written and signed by King Kamehameha III in 1844. The collection of Admiral Thomas Papers was purchased by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, with assistance from community partners,…

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August 2018

Genealogy Workshop Series

August 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

Oahu – Nanakuli, 89-070 Farrington Hwy.
Waianae, 96792 United States

Join us every 2nd and 3rd Thursday evening from August to November for our Nānākuli Public Library Genealogy Workshop Series. Learn moʻolelo, research sources and tips, and preservation techniques. Every workshop will provide different topics of information and host different guest speakers. Please visit or call Nānākuli Public Library 808-668-5844 with any inquiries about this event.  August schedule and topics: August 9th – The Cultural Importance of Genealogy & What Genealogy Resources can you find through the Hawaiʻi State Public Library…

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How to Love What the Eye Sees: Art in Japan and the West

August 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oahu – Hawaii State Library, 478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
Image featuring 12 Kimonos by Otsuka and Water Lilies by Monet

Dr. Steve Miller, a docent at the Honolulu Museum of Art with ten years of experience, will present a PowerPoint lecture in the Library's First Floor Reading Room featuring images of artworks, mostly paintings. He will first discuss the fondness for pattern and naturalism that is characteristic of Japanese art from all periods. Dr. Miller will then spend the rest of the lecture reviewing the major styles of Western art from pre-historic to modern. He will show the evolution of Western art, encouraging the listener…

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The Caregiver’s Caregiver

August 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oahu – Waikiki-Kapahulu, 400 Kapahulu Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
Book cover and headshot of David Nassaney

Join us for an informative talk and book signing by David Nassaney, a best-selling author, speaker, radio host, and entrepreneur whose #1 best-selling book was released in September 2017, It’s My Life, Too! Reclaim Your Caregiver Sanity by Learning When to Say “Yes” and When to Say “No.” His most important role is caregiver to his lovely wife, Charlene, who suffered a massive stroke 21 years ago. Dave has recently shared the speaking stage with fellow entrepreneur, actress, and interactive medicine guru,…

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