Monday, June 20, 2005



Mankiller signs books

Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, will sign her latest book, "Every Day is a Good Day: Reflections of Contemporary Indigenous Women" from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Native Winds Gift Gallery & Craft Supply.

Mankiller's book tells the story of 19 successful women who share the hope that their message reverberates: forgiving past hurts.

The shop is on the second floor at 1152 Koko Head Ave., in Kaimuki. The event is free. Call 734-8018.

Owens, Hattie on film

The golden age of classic Hawaiian entertainment comes alive in a presentation by Steven Fredrick at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Pohai Nani Retirement Community.

The film historian will honor composer and bandleader Harry Owens and local hula entertainer Hilo Hattie by screening films showing the two performing hapa-haole songs in footage dating to the 1940s.

Fredrick will provide commentary and answer questions after the program.

The program takes place in Pohai Nani's Ruth Bacon Auditorium, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe.

Donations will go toward preserving the classic films. Call 247-8410 or 395-0674 .

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