Author, Wing Tek Lum, discusses his latest work.
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 photographers across several categories. The association wishes to thank all those who participated with a special mahalo to the Hawai'i State Library for their incredible aloha in helping with the event. We also wish to thank not only all the nominees and their publishers but the judges who had the difficult task of choosing winners among the many exceptional books.
The Hawaii Book Publishers Association (HBPA), established in 1986, is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote book publishing in Hawaii. The association's members presently include the state's preeminent book publishers, consultants, and distributors.
HBPA activities have included: