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Hawaii Book and Music Festival

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow)- Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Obama's sister and first-time children's author will tell us about her book "LADDER TO THE MOON," a story relaying the loving wisdom of their late mother to a granddaughter she never met. The 6th edition of the annual Hawaii Book & Music Festival presented by Bank of Hawaii takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and 15, 2011, on the spacious grounds of the Honolulu Hale civic center.  Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, with FREE admission and FREE parking in several nearby locations.  Boasting ten pavilions and stages, this family-friendly festival promises to be another best-seller event.

        Festival-goers can look forward to meeting local, national and internationally celebrated authors and illustrators; music and stage performances; stimulating panel discussions on a variety of topics; story-telling and poetry slams; as well as activities and entertainment for the younger crowd. Attendees also will enjoy the popular Bank of Hawaii Book Swap, book-seller booths and a multi-ethnic food court.





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