Mr. Kneel: Hip-Hop Music for Families

Time: 
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Children's Area

Neil McIntyre, Mr. Kneel, is a professional speaker, hip-hop emcee, beatboxer and goofball. He will perform his own original inspired hip-hop music to entertain children of all ages.

Japan: 88 Temples Shikoku Pilgrimage

Time: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 
Meeting Room

Join us for a fascinating talk and power point presentation by Robert Merce, retired lawyer from Hawaii who walked the 750 miles pilgrimage to the 88 temples in Shikoku, Japan.

The Art of Taiko with Kenny Endo

Time: 
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: 
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

Time: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
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.

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