The Common Book Program

at Windward Community College

2005-2006

Ka'a'awa

Schedule of Events

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Email the Common Book Program at commonbk@hawaii.edu or call the WCC Library at 235-7338 for more information.

Fall, 2005 Events
(jump to Spring 2006)
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
4:00 p.m.
Group Discussion - The Historical Context
Reading: Daws, Shoal of Time, chapters 4 and 5
Akoakoa 105 - HUM197 students are required to attend
The event is free and open to the public
Thursday, September 15, 2005
12:30 p.m.

Mele and Spirit: Music and the Hawaiian Identity
Jon Osorio, Acting Director, UH-Manoa Center for Hawaiian Studies
Hale Kuhina 115, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Tuesday, September 20, 2005
7:00 p.m.

Bushnell as Friend and Author
Gavan Daws, author of Shoal of Time and many other books
Paliku Theatre, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Thursday, September 22, 2005
12:30 p.m.
Talk Story - Kahalu'u Style
Jackie Chong, former owner and operator of the Hygienic Store
Hale Kuhina 115, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

Thursday, September 22, 2005
7:00 p.m.

Reading Group meeting at BookEnds in Kailua
Contact Franny Oliver at foliver@hawaii.edu for more information
The club also meets October 20 and November 17
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
4:00 p.m.
Group Discussion - History and Myth
Reading: Loewen, Lies My Teacher Told Me , chapter 2
Akoakoa 105 - HUM197 are students required to attend
The event is free and open to the public
Thursday, September 29, 2005
12:30 p.m.
Living Well - Hawaiian Style
Kauila Clark, Native Hawaiian Healing Practioner
Hale Kuhina 115, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Saturday, October 1, 2005
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Internet Genealogy for Beginners, a course taught by Kathy DeFoster and offered through OCET: cost: $40
Tuesday, October 4, 2005
7:00 p.m.
Hula and Hawaiian Identity
Carol Silva, Hawai'i State Archives

Akoakoa 105
The event is free and open to the public
Saturday, October 8, 2005
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Internet Genealogy for Beginners, a course taught by Kathy DeFoster and offered through OCET: cost: $40
Tuesday, October 11, 2005
4:00 p.m.
Group Discussion - Makia Weli
Reading: Machiavelli, The Prince, to chapter 14
Akoakoa 105 - HUM197 students are required to attend
The event is free and open to the public
Thursday, October 20, 2005
7:00 p.m.
Reading Group meeting at BookEnds in Kailua
Contact Franny Oliver at foliver@hawaii.edu for more information
The club also meets September 22 and November 17
Tuesday, October 25, 2005
7:00 p.m.
La'au Lapaau
Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, Waimanalo Health Center
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Saturday, October 29, 2005
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Internet Genealogy for Beginners, a course taught by Kathy DeFoster and offered through OCET: cost: $40
Tuesday, November 8, 2005
4:00 p.m.
Group Discussion - Makia Weli
Reading: Machiavelli, The Prince, chapter 14 to end
plus Douglas, Purity and Danger , introduction
Akoakoa 105 - HUM197 students are required to attend
The event is free and open to the public
Thursday, November 17, 2005
7:00 p.m.
Reading Group meeting at BookEnds in Kailua
Contact Franny Oliver at foliver@hawaii.edu for more information
The club also meets September 22 and October 20
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
7:00 p.m.
Local Literature
a panel discussion with Marie Hara, Ian MacMillan, and Maile Meyer
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Tuesday, November 29, 2005
4:00 p.m.
Group Discussion - Purity and Danger
Reading: Douglas, Purity and Danger , chapters 7 and 8
Akoakoa 105 - HUM197 students are required to attend
The event is free and open to the public
Spring, 2006 Events
(jump to Fall, 2005)
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
7:00 p.m
Ka'a'awa as Theatre
Billy Sage
Akoakoa 101, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
7:00 p.m

Some Medical Aspects of Ka'a'awa
Kekuni Blaisdell, professor of Medicine at UH Manoa
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
Note: Kiki Mookini's presentation for this evening has been cancelled

Tuesday, March 7, 2006
7:00 p.m

Princess Ruth and/or Ke'elikolani?: Novels, Documentaries, and Hawaiian History
Craig Howes, Director of the Center for Biographical Research at UH Manoa
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
The event will also include a showing of Princess Ruth Ke‘elikolani, the documentary shown on the Hawaii PBS station.
This event is co-sponsored by the WCC Women's History Month

Tuesday, March 21, 2006
7:00 p.m
Building a Novel from the Ground Up: The Geological Basis for Bushnell's Ka'a'awa
Floyd McCoy, professor of Geology at Windward Community College
Akoakoa 105, Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public
note: this talk was originally scheduled for March 14th
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
7:00 p.m
The Life and Work of J. H. Kanepuu, a Real Kanaka Maoli Writer in the Time of Ka'a'awa
Noenoe Silva, professor of Political Science at UH Manoa
Paliku Theatre , Windward Community College
The event is free and open to the public

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This page last updated June 12, 2007