Annual Book Sale 2015

Mark your calendar! The much anticipated Annual Book Sale by the Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library is scheduled on Friday-Saturday, September 25-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.! A large selection of used books, CDs and DVDs will be available at bargain price. Look for the sale stations in front of the library, the ongoing book sale area and the meeting room. All proceeds raised will benefit the Aina Haina Public Library for programs, library materials and office supplies. For more information, call the library at 377-2456.

Mahalo to All Our Summer Reading Program Participants!

Mahalo to all our 2015 Summer Reading Program participants for making the program a big success! This is our turnout this year:

  • Children: 495 participants; 6406 books read
  • Teens: 194 participants; 1301 books read
  • Adults: 141 participants; 956 books read

Thank you for reading!

Mahalo to our 2015 Summer Reading Program Sponsors!

Thank you for the generous support of the 2015 Children's, Teen and Adult Summer Reading Programs: local sponsors Friends of the Aina Haina Public Library, Pacific Rainbow Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Maruyas; system sponsors Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, HEI Charitable Foundation, Meadow Gold Hawaii's Dairy, HMS Host, Hansen Distribution Group, Armstrong Produce, Roberts Hawaii, Toshiba Business Solutions, The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, NFL Charities, Aloha United Way, McDonald's Hawaii, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, HouseMart Ace Hardware & HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts, Honolulu Family Magazine, Pizza Hut Hawaii, Frito Lay of Hawaii, University of Hawaii SCEP program, Starbucks Coffee Company, The Islander Group, Wholesale Unlimited, Diamond Bakery, Razor Concepts and Wet'n'Wild Hawaii.

A Roomful of Fiction Sale

Time: 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

If you are a fiction reader, come over to our one-day fiction sale in the meeting room on Saturday, July 25, 10:00am-4:30pm. Unless otherwise noted, all books will be $1.00! All proceeds go to support library programs, library materials, equipment and supplies.

The Art of Taiko with Kenny Endo

Time: 
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am
Location: 
Children's Area

Master taiko drummer Kenny Endo will offer a unique cultural program featuring a demonstration and lecture on the art of performing with taiko. Attendees will learn about the different drums and percussion instruments of Japan as used in traditional and contemporary music. Mr. Endo composes his own music and plays taiko professionally as a solo artist, with his ensembles, and in collaboration with other artists. He has performed extensively all over the United States, Japan and throughout the world. The 45-minute program is recommended for ages 5 and older. Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver.

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