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Saturday, May 4 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cane Fires: Plantation Kids at the End of An Era Talk Story

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Bob Sigall

Bob SIgall taught marketing and management at Hawaii Pacific University for 15 years, and with the help of his students, has researched and written the five bestselling The Companies We Keep books. Since April 2011, he has written a weekly column in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser called... Read More →

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avatar for Kaui Philpotts

Kaui Philpotts

Kaui Philpotts first work of fiction, “Cane Fires” is a book of loosely autobiographical short stories set on a Maui sugar plantation in the 1940s and 50s. The world she writes about helped set the stage for modern day Hawaii. Her previous non-fiction works include Hawaii: A Sense... Read More →
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Wanda Adams

Wanda Adelaide Adams, a Portuguese-American "Keiki O Kepaniwai" (Iao Valley, Maui) attended St. Anthony Schools across Mill Street from Wailuku Sugar; bagasse was the scent of her childhood. She learned to love reading from her mother, the family's first college graduate. She inherited... Read More →
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George Tanabe

George Tanabe is Professor Emeritus of Religion at the University of Hawaii, and is president of BDK Hawaii and BDK America, a Buddhist nonprofit organization. Born and raised in Waialua, Oahu, George left to attend Willamette University in Oregon, studied at Union Theological Seminary... Read More →
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Connie Hale

Constance Hale is the author of five books on writing, including the bestselling Sin and Syntax. Her profiles, essays, and articles have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Atlantic, Afar, and Hana Hou. She has edited three dozen nonfiction books. In 2016, she published... Read More →


Saturday May 4, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
3. Authors Pavilion

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