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By Terry Fritts, Echo Park Press, $14.95
This is the second book in author Terry Fritts' bioterror thriller series featuring the Hawaiian Islands. "Kona Snow" is the follow-up novel to "Taka" and adds several more interesting characters in a complex web of intrigue and action that takes place on several Hawaiian islands as well as in Russia, Thailand, Japan and Southern California.
"50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save Hawaii"
By Gail L. Grabowsky, Bess Press, $16.95
This is a sourcebook of information, agencies and organizations, as well as a list of actions that can help preserve Hawaii's beauty and vital resources. Some of these actions include preserving pristine places, protecting coral reefs and marine resources, and reducing and disposing of solid and hazardous waste.
[ RESTAURANT EVENTS ]
Kona Brewing Co. books beer dinner
Kona Brewing Co. at Koko Marina Center is celebrating American Craft Beer Week with a beer dinner Wednesday.
The four-course dinner features Kona Brewing ales and lagers paired with each dish -- and in many cases beer as an ingredient.
The menu: three petite grilled cheese sandwiches, served with three beers; Strawberry Spinach Salad (with Big Wave Golden Ale); Braised Shrimp (with limited-release Wailua Wheat); Lemongrass-Crusted Fresh Catch (with Fire Rock Pale Ale); and a panna cotta dessert (with Old Blowhole Barley Wine).
Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., with entertainment by Boogie and Friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $60, only in advance.
Wear uniform, get discount on food
Got a uniform? Wear it to Dixie Grill on Ward Avenue and receive a 20 percent discount.
The restaurant is offering the special from tomorrow through next Sunday to uniformed members of the active, reserve and retired military as well as firefighters, police officers and sheriffs.
You must be in uniform and bring your ID card. Call 596-8359.
Jodi Endicott to show work at Ferrin Gallery
Local artist Jodi Endicott has been invited to show her work this summer at the prestigious Ferrin Gallery in Lenox, Mass.
Endicott, a member of the Hawaii International Art Society and co-owner of the Balcony Gallery in Kailua, will show her paintings beginning July 21.
"It's wonderful to see Hawaii artists being recognized outside Hawaii," says Linda von Geldern, Endicott's partner at the Balcony Gallery.