The Hawai'i Book Publishers Association (HBPA), established in 1986, is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote book pu...
The Hawai'i Book Publishers Association (HBPA), established in 1986, is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote book publishing in Hawai'i. The members include the state's premier book publishers, consultants, and distributors.
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    The Filipino Kitchen / Author and Chef: Adam Tabura - Duration: 85 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    Chef and author, Adam Tabura, won the 2017 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for excellence in the cookbook category. Here is a clip from an upcoming interview we had with him. The book is available on Am...
  • Writing The Hawaii Memoir - Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    An interview with author, Darien Gee, on her award-winning book,
    Writing The Hawaii Memoir. The book is published by Watermark Publishing.
  • The Red-Headed Hawaiian - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    Chris McKinney and Rudy Puana discuss their book, The Red-Headed Hawaiian, which was published by Mutual Publishing and won the prize as the best book in the literature category at the 2015 Ka Pala...
  • Kamanamaikalani Beamer - No Mākou Ka Mana: Liberating The Nation - Duration: 8 minutes, 16 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    Following the 2015 Ka Palapala Po'okela Awards, Kamanamaikalani Beamer, sat down with us to talk about his latest book for which he won the Samuel M. Kamakau award. His book, No Mākou Ka Mana: Libe...
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    The Nanjing Massacre - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    Wing Tek Lum discusses his collection of poems about the Nanjing Massacre.
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    KA PALAPALA PO'OKELA AWARDS (2013) - Duration: 2 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    On May 10th, 2013, the Hawai'i State Library hosted the annual Ka Palapala Po'okela Awards. Each year, the event acknowledges excellence among local authors, designers, editors, illustrators, and p...
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    Self-Publishing - Duration: 4 minutes.

    • 6 years ago
    Kerry Germain, author and publisher, shares her insights into the business of self-publishing.
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    The Hawai'i State Public Library System - Duration: 2 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    State librarian, Richard Burns, talks about the Hawai'i State Library's 100th Anniversary, what makes the library so important and unique, and how the system is changing with the times.
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    The Ka Palapala Po'okela Awards - Duration: 64 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Maile Meyer of Native Books touches on why the Ka Palapala Po'okela Awards are important. The awards are given each year by the Hawai'i Book Publishers Association to recognize the finest books pu...
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    Native Books / Na Mea Hawaii - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Maile Meyer talks about Native Books and what makes it such a special place in Hawaii.
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    The Value Of The Book - Duration: 76 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Maile Meyer, owner of Native Books / Na Mea Hawai'i, speaks to the value of the printed book.
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    Our Collective Culture: Libraries and Publishers - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Hawaii State Librarian, Richard Burns, touches on the relationship between libraries and publishers. He describes it as a strong, collaborative relationship that will continue to flourish in the fu...
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    Bess Press - Duration: 5 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Publisher, Benjamin E. Bess, talks about how he got his start in publishing and the chain of events that ultimately led to the creation of Bess Press more than thirty years ago.
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    The Value Of HBPA - Duration: 119 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Founding member and publisher, Benjamin E. Bess, shares a brief history of the Hawaii Book Publishers Association and discusses the value of membership.
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    The Future Of Publishing - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Publisher, Benjamin E. Bess, shares his thoughts and insights on the future of the publishing industry.
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    Koa Books - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Maui publisher, Arnie Kotler, provides a brief history of Koa Books and discusses what the future might hold. His most recent book, Daughters of Fire, was published in October 2012 and is available...
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    The Writing Process - Duration: 5 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Big Island author, Tom Peek, discusses his writing process and shares his insights about creative writing. His latest work, Daughters of Fire, has been well received and is published by Koa Books.
  • Daughters Of Fire - Duration: 6 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    Author, Tom Peek, discusses his new novel, Daughters Of Fire. Published by Koa Books.
  • Will There Be A Need For Printed Books In The Future? - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    David DeLuca, president of the Hawaii Book Publishers Association, offers his perspective on the future of the printed book.
  • What Are The Benefits Of Being A Member? - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    David DeLuca, president of the Hawaii Book Publishers Association (HBPA), explains some of the key benefits of being an association member.
  • What Is The Hawai'i Book Publishing Association? - Duration: 83 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    David DeLuca, the president of the Hawai'i Book Publishing Association, gives a brief overview about the association.
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