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November 24th, 5:30PM HST

CB Book Club: The Value of Hawai'i 3

Join the Honolulu Civil Beat community for a free moderated book club event for the 2021 release, The Value of Hawai'i 3: Hulihia, the Turning. This discussion will be moderated by Civil Beat's Julia Steele. Details for registration will be posted when available.

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New Arrivals!

Popisho
Popisho

Popisho

$28.00

Tales from the Cafe
Tales from the Cafe

Tales from the Cafe

$19.99

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)
Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura)

$42.50

Peril
Peril

Peril

$30.00

Cloud Cuckoo Land
Cloud Cuckoo Land

Cloud Cuckoo Land

$30.00

Bones of Hilo
Bones of Hilo

Bones of Hilo

$27.99

Bullet Train
Bullet Train

Bullet Train

$28.00

Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light: Essays
Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light: Essays
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Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light: Essays

$23.00

All's Well
All's Well

All's Well

$27.00

All in: An Autobiography
All in: An Autobiography

All in: An Autobiography

$30.00

Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage
Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage

Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage

$20.00

Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie
Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie

Pain Generation: Social Media, Feminist Activism, and the Neoliberal Selfie

$28.00

Poet Warrior: A Memoir
Poet Warrior: A Memoir

Poet Warrior: A Memoir

$25.00

Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, The (An Oprah's Book Club Novel)
Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, The (An Oprah's Book Club Novel)

Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, The (An Oprah's Book Club Novel)

$28.99

Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy
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Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy

$30.00

The Book of Form and Emptiness
The Book of Form and Emptiness
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The Book of Form and Emptiness

$30.00

Piranesi
Piranesi

Piranesi

$17.00

The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway

$30.00

I Will Fear No Evil
I Will Fear No Evil

I Will Fear No Evil

$18.00

Light From Uncommon Stars
Light From Uncommon Stars

Light From Uncommon Stars

$25.99

New Arrivals for Children!

For readers from birth to young adult

Cora Cooks Pancit
Cora Cooks Pancit

Cora Cooks Pancit

$10.95

Happy Halloween Coloring and Activity Book
Happy Halloween Coloring and Activity Book

Happy Halloween Coloring and Activity Book

$5.99

Cute Halloween Coloring Pages for Kids
Cute Halloween Coloring Pages for Kids

Cute Halloween Coloring Pages for Kids

$7.95

World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle, A (hc)
World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle, A (hc)
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World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle, A (hc)

$22.99

Vampenguin (hc)
Vampenguin (hc)

Vampenguin (hc)

$17.99

Sliding Pictures: Spooky Halloween
Sliding Pictures: Spooky Halloween
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Sliding Pictures: Spooky Halloween

$9.99

Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins (hc)
Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins (hc)

Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins (hc)

$9.99

Never Touch a Grumpy Bat!
Never Touch a Grumpy Bat!

Never Touch a Grumpy Bat!

$10.99

Hungry Ghost, The
Hungry Ghost, The

Hungry Ghost, The

$12.95

Go Away, Big Green Monster! (1ST ed.)
Go Away, Big Green Monster! (1ST ed.)

Go Away, Big Green Monster! (1ST ed.)

$13.99

Ed Emberley's How to Draw Monsters and More Scary Stuff (pb)
Ed Emberley's How to Draw Monsters and More Scary Stuff (pb)

Ed Emberley's How to Draw Monsters and More Scary Stuff (pb)

$10.99

Growing Up Trans: In Our Own Words
Growing Up Trans: In Our Own Words

Growing Up Trans: In Our Own Words

$24.95

Greek Myths: Meet the Heroes, Gods, and Monsters of Ancient Greece
Greek Myths: Meet the Heroes, Gods, and Monsters of Ancient Greece

Greek Myths: Meet the Heroes, Gods, and Monsters of Ancient Greece

$21.99

Friends Forever (Friends #3)
Friends Forever (Friends #3)

Friends Forever (Friends #3)

$12.99

Scary Stories for Young Foxes: The City (Scary Stories for Young Foxes #2)
Scary Stories for Young Foxes: The City (Scary Stories for Young Foxes #2)

Scary Stories for Young Foxes: The City (Scary Stories for Young Foxes #2)

$17.99

Shortcuts (Sanity & Tallulah #3)
Shortcuts (Sanity & Tallulah #3)

Shortcuts (Sanity & Tallulah #3)

$12.99

Pax, Journey Home
Pax, Journey Home

Pax, Journey Home

$17.99

Nerdycorn
Nerdycorn

Nerdycorn

$17.99

Dragon World
Dragon World

Dragon World

$17.99

Gaston (Gaston and Friends)
Gaston (Gaston and Friends)

Gaston (Gaston and Friends)

$18.99

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COVID-19 Store Policy Updates

We are currently open for browsing Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00a - 4:00p. Masks are required, and a maximum of 5 customers are permitted in the store at one time. For everyone's safety, we are encouraging online purchasing with store pickup or direct-to-home shipping. If you would like assistance finding a title or to purchase remotely, please contact us at orders@dashophnl.com, by filling out the contact form on this website, or calling the store during open hours. Mahalo for your cooperation, and please stay safe! 

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An Ode to Picture Books (+ Staff Picks)
An Ode to Picture Books (+ Staff Picks)

We are unabashed fans of picture books so it’s little surprise that an opinion piece in The New York Times was quite a point of conversation amongst our staff.  The article, entitled “Your Kids Aren’t Too Ol...

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da Shop Talk with Sara Ackerman, Author of Radar Girls
da Shop Talk with Sara Ackerman, Author of Radar Girls

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