Star-Bulletin Features

Friday, June 11, 1999

Read All About It

Read All About It presents news and notices about Hawaii's literary scene. Send items -- at least two weeks in advance of publication date -- to Read All About It, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu, Hawaii 96802.


Karen Socher

Waldenbooks, Windward Mall; 235-8044
The author of "Shapes of Aloha" and Kimo Armitage, author of "Limu, The Blue Turtle" 11 a.m., tomorrow, Centerstage.

Arthur Suehiro

Waldenbooks, Kahala Mall; 942-1605
Autographing "Honolulu Stadium" copies from 1-2 p.m. tomorrow.

Gardner McKay

Waldenbooks, Ala Moana; 942-1605
Autographing "Toyer" from 1-2 p.m. June 19.


Joseph Stanton

Borders, Ward Centre; 596-8194
1 p.m. Sunday appearance by the poet, who will read from "Imaginary Museum: Poems On Art."


Roberleigh Claigh

Borders, Waikele; 676-7820
The author comes at noon tomorrow to demonstrate deep breathing methods that awaken your spirit and determine how your dreams, numerology and astrology affect your future.

"Discoveries in Romance"

Hyatt Regency Maui, 1-800-233-1234
Seminars Saturday and Sunday with authors Marsha Zinberg, senior editor of Harlequin Books and Dr. Tracy Cabot, national speaker on romance. Accommodation/seminar package is $189 per night from stays to Tuesday. To attend seminars, call 591-6599.


Borders Explorer Camp

Borders, Waikele; 676-7820
Bullet 6:30 p.m.Tuesday; free. Explore wildlife and, this week, learn about animals and their five senses. Sign up at the information desk.
Bullet Noon Thursday; free. Explore history and, this week, discuss time capsules and travel. Sign up at the information desk.


"Makana Akamai"

Friends of the Library needs book donations to help the library's book budget. Call for a brochure listing books wanted. The books listed are selected by the library staff to expand the library's collection and provide requested materials. Books may be donated to a favorite library.


African American Literary Book Group

1132 Bishop St., Suite 1404; 528-5037
Group discusses fiction and non-fiction African literature, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of every month. Call to confirm attendance and book title.

"Anne of Green Gables Society"

Call 1-902-436-7329 or fax 1-902-436-1787
New group focusing on "Anne," Prince Edward Island and the writings and life of L.M. Montgomery. For information write to: Anne of Green Gables Society, c/o George Campbell, Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, Canada, COB 1M0.

Crafts and stories

Barnes and Noble, 737-3323
Meets 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Get in touch with your creative side

Two group studies focus on books by Julia Cameron, 6:30-8:30 p.m. On Wednesdays, the group will discuss Cameron's book "Artist Way"; and on Thursdays, another group will discuss Cameron's book "The Vein of Gold." Call Sue for locations.

Honolulu Chapter of the National Writers Association

Manoa Gardens, 845-9585
Meets 7 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, 2790 Kahaloa Drive. Manuscript critique too.

Literature Readers Group

Borders, Ward Centre; 591-8995
Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month.

Mensa Book Group

Barnes & Noble; 734-1159
Meets 3 p.m. first Sunday of August and November. Look for the Mensa sign. Call Gerry DeBenedetti.

Online fun

(212) 414-6157
Barnes and Noble author chat group at and barnesandnoble@aol (keyword: bn). Call Elke Villa or e-mail her at

Open mic

Barnes & Noble, 737-3323
Poets and writers welcomed to share their works, 7 p.m. third Friday of each month.

Professional Writers Group of Hawaii

Meets 4-6 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Call Susan.

Romance Readers Anonymous

Borders, Waikele; 676-6699
Meets 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month.

Romance Readers Group

Borders, Ward Centre; 591-8995
Meets 7 p.m. last Tuesday of each month

Romance Writers of America, Aloha Chapter

Aina Haina Library, 739-7722
Call for meeting information.

Science and Fantasy Fiction Reading Group

Borders, Ward Centre; 591-8995
Meets 7 p.m. last Wednesday of each month.

Writers Support Group

Borders, Waikele; 676-6699
Meets 2 p.m. first Friday of each month

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