There are obviously many, many reasons why you oughta book a flight over to Honolulu and check out the Hawaii Book and Music Festival, but looking over the list of speakers and panelists, we kept seeing familiar names–people from Maui, authors who’ve written fantastic books about Maui or great authors we’ve written about. So here they are: Julie Checkoway wrote […]
1. On Apr. 17, Maui book publisher Arnie Kotler announced that he was selling his Maui-based Koa Books (all 12 of its titles will remain in print, he says). When did Kotler found Koa Books? A. 1995 B. 2000 C. 2005 D. 2010 E. 2015 2. The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announced […]
Back in 2008, when Amazon released its then-revolutionary Kindle e-reader, Apple’s Steve Jobs predicted that it would fail because “the fact is that people don’t read anymore.” Though Jobs was soon proved wrong–indeed, Apple today sells tablets, which also function as e-readers–the numbers of Americans who don’t read books are scarcely better than they were […]
“Today, thousands of Haitians may get their first real meal since last Tuesday’s earthquake, thanks to a small, American nonprofit group, the What If? Foundation,” writes Courtney Hutchison in a January 19th article form the ABC News Medical Unit.
“This decade-old foundation was started by a Californian, Margaret