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Honolulu's favorite local community bookstore.

July 28th, 5:30PM HST

CB Book Club: Nānā I Ke Kumu, Vol.3

Join the Honolulu Civil Beat community for a free moderated book club event for the 2020 release, Nānā I Ke Kumu, Helu ʻEkolu Vol. 3. This discussion will be moderated by Civil Beat's Kuu Kauanoe. Details for registration will be posted when available.

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August 5th, 5:00PM HST

Author Talk: Radar Girls

Join us for a special moderated author talk with Sara Ackerman to celebrate her anticipated upcoming new release, Radar Girls! Radar Girls is available for pre-purchase now, to be released July 27th. Preorder and receive one of her previous novels at 40% off! Click the banner below for details and to order.

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September 29th, 5:30PM HST

CB Book Club: Food and Power in Hawai'i

Join the Honolulu Civil Beat community for a free moderated book club event for Food and Power in Hawai'i: Visions of Food Democracy. This discussion will be moderated by Civil Beat's Claire Caulfield. Details for registration will be posted when available.

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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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Radar Girls ~ July 27th

Preorder Radar Girls and get a second novel at 40% off

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Keiki Bundles!

Explore the summer edition of our signature book bundles.

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Check out da Shop's staff picks & fave reads!

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Audiobooks Available

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New Arrivals!

Sonya's Chickens (pb)
Sonya's Chickens (pb)

Sonya's Chickens (pb)

$7.99

Vincent Can't Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky
Vincent Can't Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky

Vincent Can't Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky

$17.99

Runaway Belly Button, The
Runaway Belly Button, The

Runaway Belly Button, The

$18.99

Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol #1)
Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol #1)

Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol #1)

$16.99

Featherweight (hc)
Featherweight (hc)

Featherweight (hc)

$26.00

Tokyo Ever After (Tokyo Ever After #1)
Tokyo Ever After (Tokyo Ever After #1)

Tokyo Ever After (Tokyo Ever After #1)

$18.99

I Am Not a Chair!
I Am Not a Chair!

I Am Not a Chair!

$17.99

The Bench
The Bench

The Bench

$18.99

Finding Muchness: How to Add More Life to Life
Finding Muchness: How to Add More Life to Life

Finding Muchness: How to Add More Life to Life

$14.95

Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever
Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever

Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever

$24.00

The Personal Librarian
The Personal Librarian

The Personal Librarian

$27.00

Other Black Girl, The
Other Black Girl, The

Other Black Girl, The

$27.00

Morningside Heights
Morningside Heights

Morningside Heights

$26.95

Heart and Seoul
Heart and Seoul

Heart and Seoul

$16.00

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead
Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead

$26.00

Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet, The
Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet, The

Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet, The

$28.00

Animal
Animal

Animal

$27.99

Midnight, Water City (The Water City Trilogy)
Midnight, Water City (The Water City Trilogy)

Midnight, Water City (The Water City Trilogy)

$27.95

Love After Love (pb)
Love After Love (pb)

Love After Love (pb)

$17.00

Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1))
Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1))
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Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1))

$16.00

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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! 

From the Blog

The End by Michelle Regan
The End by Michelle Regan

Let’s start at the end. With the abject terror of leaving something behind. The next thing is scary. There, I said it. But endings aren’t endings unless we let them be. Instead of inhabiting the fear that lu...

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da Shop Talk with Julie Abery, Author of Sakamoto's Swim Club
da Shop Talk with Julie Abery, Author of Sakamoto's Swim Club

With summer upon us and the Olympics just around the corner, we've been diving into a fresh, new picture book about Maui's famous Three-Year Swim Club.  Sakamoto's Swim Club: How a Teacher Led an Unlikely Te...

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da Shop Talk with Michelle Sterling, Picture Book Author
da Shop Talk with Michelle Sterling, Picture Book Author

We immediately fell in love with When Lola Visits as soon as it arrived in the bookstore!  This vibrant picture book lovingly depicts the relationship between a young Filipina, her lola, and the memories the...

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40 years as Hawaii's Independent Publisher

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