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AUTHOR SIGNINGSSteve Dixon and Lila Moore: Read and sign their book "The Hawaiian Voyages of the Ono Jimmy," 6-7:45 p.m. at Waldenbooks in Kahala Mall and 8-10 p.m. at Barnes & Noble today. Tomorrow they visit other Waldenbooks stores: 10:30-11:15 a.m., Windward Mall; noon-2 p.m., Ala Moana; and 4-6 p.m., Pearlridge; and on Sunday go to Borders, Waikele, noon-2 p.m. For information, call the appropriate book store.
Penelope Neri: Author of "Scandals," noon tomorrow, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.
Steve Dixon: Author of "Hawaiian Voyages of the Ono Jimmy," noon Sunday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.
Sherry Sontag: Author of "Blind Man's Bluff," 2 p.m. tomorrow, Borders, Ward, call 591-8995; and 2 p.m. Monday, Borders, Waikele, call 676-6699.
Lois-Ann Yamanaka: Author of "Heads by Harry," 7 p.m. Wednesday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.
READINGSShakespeare on Sunday: Group reads "Henry VI, Part 3," 7 p.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.
WORKSHOPS"What You Need to Know to Get Your Children's Book Published": With Lauri Hornik, senior editor of Random House Children's Publishing, 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 27, Ala Moana Hotel. Cost: $36-$46, postmarked by tomorrow; $41-$51, others. Call Bruce Hale, 955-4742.
Ko'olau Writing workshops: Marie Hara will be the guest speaker. Participants will choose two writing sessions from among four areas, nonfiction, fiction, scriptwriting and poetry, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 6, Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii Loa Campus. Bring a brown bag lunch. Cost: $10. Register at 544-9340.
MISCELLANEOUSMeet the authors: Reception for Marianne Williamson, author of "The Healing of America," "Illuminate" and "Return to Love;" and Neale Donald Walsch, author of "Conversations with God Trilogy," 4:30-6 p.m. today, Unity Church of Hawaii. Free. Call 735-4436, ext. 303.
Williamson and Walsch will present "Return to Love, Return to God," 7 p.m. today, Hawaiian Regent Hotel. Tickets: $25, available at Tower Records, Honolulu; or call 396-HOPE (4673). For information call Rita Curtis, 1-503-768-4616.
Harvey A. Green: Discusses his book "Life and Death: The Pilgrimage of the Soul," 7-9 p.m. next Friday, McCully-Moiliili Library. Free. Reservations: 261-3491.
CONTESTS"Can You Write Just One Good Paragraph?": The Program to Preserve Hawaiian Place Names is offering $100 to the winner of its 5th Annual Memorial Contest. Topic is: "My Favorite Hawaiian Place Name." Entries must be typed on one side of a single 8-1/2-by-11-inch paper with the author's name and address at the bottom of the page. No word limit. Hawaiian words must be spelled with glottal stops and macrons, following standard references published by the University of Hawaii. Wrong spellings disqualify entries. Submit paragraphs to: Judges, Box 4349, Honolulu, Hawaii 96812 by March 1. Call 948-3299.
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