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Honolulu's favorite local community bookstore.

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Staff Picks

New Arrivals!

The Committed
The Committed

The Committed

$27.00

The Passenger: Japan
The Passenger: Japan

The Passenger: Japan

$22.00

Miss Benson's Beetle
Miss Benson's Beetle

Miss Benson's Beetle

$18.00

King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm, 2)
King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm, 2)

King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm, 2)

$16.99

Hades, Argentina
Hades, Argentina

Hades, Argentina

$27.00

Good Morning, Midnight
Good Morning, Midnight

Good Morning, Midnight

$17.00

The Forever Sea
The Forever Sea

The Forever Sea

$27.00

A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow
A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

$18.99

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted
Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted

$28.00

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

$26.00

We Run the Tides
We Run the Tides

We Run the Tides

$26.99

Like Streams to the Ocean: Notes on Ego, Love, and the Things That Make Us Who We Are
Like Streams to the Ocean: Notes on Ego, Love, and the Things That Make Us Who We Are

Like Streams to the Ocean: Notes on Ego, Love, and the Things That Make Us Who We Are

$26.00

Land of Big Numbers: Stories
Land of Big Numbers: Stories

Land of Big Numbers: Stories

$15.99

The Gilded Ones
The Gilded Ones

The Gilded Ones

$18.99

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

$26.95

Bright Ray of Darkness, A
Bright Ray of Darkness, A

Bright Ray of Darkness, A

$27.95

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

$32.00

Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, The
Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, The

Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, The

$28.00

Everywhere You Don't Belong
Everywhere You Don't Belong

Everywhere You Don't Belong

$15.95

The Push
The Push

The Push

$26.00

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Featured Collection: Black Lives Matter

Celebrate Black History Month in February with books that honor Black stories, voices, perspectives, and more.

King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm, 2)
King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm, 2)

King of the Rising (Islands of Blood and Storm, 2)

$16.99

One of the Good Ones
One of the Good Ones

One of the Good Ones

$18.99

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches
Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

$26.00

Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)
Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)

Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)

$19.95

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

$18.00

If Beale Street Could Talk
If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

$14.95

Go Tell It on the Mountain
Go Tell It on the Mountain

Go Tell It on the Mountain

$15.00

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (pb)
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (pb)

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (pb)

$22.00

The Color Purple
The Color Purple

The Color Purple

$17.00

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019
Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

$32.00

Everywhere You Don't Belong
Everywhere You Don't Belong

Everywhere You Don't Belong

$15.95

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine (pb)
Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine (pb)

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine (pb)

$16.00

Legendborn
Legendborn

Legendborn

$18.99

Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells
Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells

Ida B. the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells

$27.00

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine
Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine

$10.99

You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism
You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism

You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism

$28.00

This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal: Over 50 Activities to Help You Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work
This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal: Over 50 Activities to Help You Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal: Over 50 Activities to Help You Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

$12.99

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto
The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto

$26.99

Black Buck
Black Buck

Black Buck

$26.00

Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir, The
Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir, The

Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir, The

$27.00

COVID-19 Store Policy Updates

We are currently open for browsing Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00a - 4:00p. Masks are required, and a maximum of 3 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! 

From the Blog

Sensitivity is Your Superpower by Michelle Regan
Sensitivity is Your Superpower by Michelle Regan

When I was in college, my ex and I used to have lots of long conversations about our feelings. Too long. I’m talking three or four hours. Looking back, I can see that we probably didn’t understand each other...

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Read, Borrow, Steal by Michelle Regan
Read, Borrow, Steal by Michelle Regan

“Good artists copy; great artists steal.” - Steve Jobs Wait. It was Picasso who said “Lesser artists borrow; great artists steal.” Or maybe Hemingway? “Immature artists copy; great artists steal.” No, no. It was Igor Stravinsky. “A good composer does not imitate; he steals.” Steal, indeed. 

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Creative Intentions by Michelle Regan
Creative Intentions by Michelle Regan

I’m not a New Years resolution person. Maybe it’s because to me January 1 is just the day after December 31. Maybe it’s because 80% of people break their resolutions within two months. But I think it’s mainl...

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40 years as Hawaii's Independent Publisher

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