Authors To Bring Written Word To Life At Waialua Library

Kamalii Olayan, Dustin Camarillo and Mykel Kojima

Kamalii Olayan, Dustin Camarillo and Mykel Kojima from the Mililani High School varsity football team unloads large metal racks into a recycling bin. The Feb. 4 recycling effort raised funds for the school's Project Grad program. Photo by Lawrence Tabudlo,

Waialua Library plays host to four island writers March 8 for its Annual Authors Night. The four authors will discuss their works and answer questions from the audience. Featured are:

Sue Cowing. You Will Call Me Drog A story about a wise puppet who challenges a 12-year-old boy to achieve greater maturity while he copes with issues of modern life.

Janice Crowl. Kili and the Singing Tree Snails A children’s book that takes the reader back to the days when the Hawaiian Kingdom flourished and shows the importance of aloha and caring for the land and the native culture.

Dr. Ishmael Stagner. Kumu Hula, Roots and Branches Called the first comprehensive book on hula by a native Hawaiian and kumu hula, the book captures the sacredness and joy of Hawaiian hula.

Victoria Kneubuhl. Murder Leaves Its Mark

Set in the old Haleiwa Hotel, the book combines Hawaiians social history and an Agatha Christie crime novel. Kneubuhl will also bring Don’t Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New, a collection of 17 tales of old Hawaii edited by Christine Thomas.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Anyone needing ADA accommodations is asked to call 637-8286.