The Art of Taiko with Kenny Endo

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Children's Area

Master taiko drummer Kenny Endo and his Taiko Center of the Pacific ensemble will demonstrate and discuss taiko in group and festival drumming. Learn about the different drums and  percussion instruments of Japan as used in traditional and contemporary music. Kenny Endo and his ensemble have performed extensively all over the United States and throughout the world. This 45-minute program is recommended for ages 5 and older. Young children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Christmas Jewelry Making by BeaDazzle

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room

Make and take these beautiful Christmas earrings for yourself or as gifts! Amanda from BeaDazzle will teach you how to. Materials and tools will be provided. Earrings are made of sterling silver, crystal beads and other materials. Class is limited to 30 participants, 10 participants for each of the three sessions.

  • 2:30 p.m. Snowman earrings
  • 3:00 p.m. Heart earrings
  • 3:30 p.m. Diamond earrings

Sign up by calling the library at 377-2456 or at the Reference Desk. Many thanks to the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library for sponsoring this program.

Library's 55th Anniversary

Aina Haina Public Library is scheduled to celebrate its 55th Anniversary on Wednesday, October 18 with special events during its normal hours of operation, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Following is the event schedule:

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - Memories of Old Aina Haina Display. Public is welcome to submit in print at the reference desk photos and narratives of Aina Haina as it used to be. Photos can be scanned and returned right away.

1 p.m-3 p.m. - Anniversary cake and beverages will be served in front of the library.

3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. - Balloon twisting by Balloon Monsoon in front of the library.

This 55th Anniversary celebration is sponsored by the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library and the Friends of the Library of Hawaii. For more information, call the library at 377-2456.

Introducing BookFLIX with Ms. Sarah

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room

During our regular scheduled story time, Ms. Sarah will demonstrate BookFLIX, a new online resource that pairs animated storybooks with related nonfiction books. With 125 animated stories and 125 nonfiction ebooks, BookFLIX can be access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through your internet connection. Please join us for this special presentation!

Memories of Old Aina Haina

Have any photos of Aina Haina from the past? Remember the old days growing up at Aina Haina? In honor of the library's 55th Anniversary on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, we are collecting photos and short narratives of Aina Haina as it used to be, to be included in a commemorative photobook to be displayed at the library. Please inquire or submit your photos or narratives at the Reference Desk. MAHALO!


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