Hula & Storytelling with Kumu Malia
Jun
26
to Sep 2

Hula & Storytelling with Kumu Malia

Last class for summer session is Wednesday, June 26 at 10:30am. For July and August Kumu Malia will be taking a sabbatical break.

We will resume holding the class every Wednesday at da Shop on September 2nd, 2019

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10:30-11:00am join us for Kumu Malia Helelaʻs class for hula and storytime! 

This interactive circle-time class is geared towards babies and preschool-aged keiki together with their caregivers. Parents & grandparents, aunties & uncles, nannies & more are all welcome to join their keiki in our safe and uplifting circle. Expect a little bit of dancing, a little bit of storytelling, and a whole lot of fun! 

Drop in, $10 per class, with books read during storytime available for sale. Come a few minutes early to  sign-up and get situated. 

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Hawaii Regional Cuisine Author Talk & Book Signing
Jul
20
3:30 PM15:30

Hawaii Regional Cuisine Author Talk & Book Signing

Slow Food O’ahu, University of Hawai’i Press & da Shop present an afternoon with author Samuel Hideo Yamashita around the release of his new book, “Hawaii Regional Cuisine”

FREE with RSVP online here

HAWAI‘I REGIONAL CUISINE: The Food Movement That Changed the Way Hawai‘i Eats. by Samuel Hideo Yamashita

The first in‐depth study on the origins, philosophy, develop‐ment, and legacy of Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine (HRC), this book is based on interviews with thirty‐six chefs, farmers, retailers, culinary arts educators, and food writers, as well as on nearly everything written about the HRC chefs in the national and local media. Yamashita follows the history of this important regional movement from its origins in 1991 through the following decades, offering a boldly original analysis of its cuisine and impact on the islands.

The founding group of twelve chefs—Sam Choy, Roger Dikon, Mark Ellman, Amy Ferguson Ota, Beverly Gannon, Jean‐Marie Josselin, George Mavrothalassitis, Peter Merriman, Philippe Padovani, Gary Strehl, Alan Wong, and Roy Yamaguchi— grandly announced in August 1991 the establishment of what they called Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine. At the time, they had no idea how dramatically they would change the food scene in the islands. While they each had their own style, their common commitment to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients of the highest quality at their restaurants quickly attracted the interest of journalists writing for national newspapers and magazines.

The book’s final chapters close with a discussion of the leading chefs of the next generation and an assessment of HRC's impact on farming, fishing, ranching, aquaculture, and culinary education in the islands. Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine will satisfy those who are passionate about food and intrigued by changes in local foodways.

Bio of Author: 

Samuel Hideo Yamashita is currently the Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History at Pomona College, where he has taught since 1983. He grew up in Kailua, on the island of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. A Woodrow Wilson Fellowship led to graduate work in history at the University of Michigan and a postdoctoral year at Harvard University.

Long fascinated with food as a historical subject, he has been gathering material for a history of Japanese food since 2009 and has given lectures on the origins and evolution of Japanese cuisine and the “Japanese turn” in fine dining in the United States. Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine is his first book‐length foray into food studies and part of a larger exploration of fusion cuisines along the Pacific Rim.

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Natto Time: talk story + demo with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

Natto Time: talk story + demo with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa

$10 tickets available online here: http://nattotime.eventbrite.com

Natto Demonstration

Eien will talk about natto, the fascinating, delicious, and nutritious Japanese fermented soybeans. In Japan, natto is highly regarded as a ‘superfood’ with many health benefits including cardiovascular health, brain function, bone and teeth strength, and improved digestive system. Because the best Japanese natto is not imported, this is a rare opportunity to taste fresh, organic natto, whether you consider yourself a fan or not. The demo includes a tasting of Eien’s own fresh natto as well as a lecture about the production process, history, nutrition information, and both traditional and non-traditional recipes, followed by an audience Q & A.

Testimonial

“Eien's demonstration of natto was very popular at our annual Mochitsuki celebration. Both longtime lovers of natto and foodies exploring a new aspect of fermentation were fascinated by his deep and precise knowledge of natto and its health benefits that he has honed over years of perfecting his natto making. People enjoyed the samples and many commented that they loved learning about a new food.” - Valerie Otani, Mochitsuki Portland Coordinator

Biography

Eien Hunter-Ishikawa is a musician and educator based in Portland, Oregon. He is also a passionate home cook and fermentationist. Born in Japan, Eien grew up in a household with a tradition of gardening, cooking, fermenting, and fishing. One of his earliest childhood fermentation projects was making natto, the Japanese fermented soybeans. Because fresh and delicious natto was hard to find in North America, Eien started making his own in 2010, refining his process for the best flavor, texture, and consistency. Eien has also presented other food-related topics such as Japanese knife sharpening, kimchi making, and bread baking in Portland, Mountain View, Denver, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Honolulu. His website’s popular blog includes many of these and other food projects documented.

https://www.eienhunterishikawa.com/blog-archive

https://www.eienhunterishikawa.com/natto-time

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An event co-sponsored by East-West Center 

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TRANSITIONS: a benefit for Honolulu Printmakers
Jun
1
4:00 PM16:00

TRANSITIONS: a benefit for Honolulu Printmakers

Transitions: a benefit for Honolulu Printmakers 

Saturday, June 1, 2019 4-9 pm

$25 Ticket price per person (kids come free!)

Click here to buy ticket

NOTE: no paper ticket required, just show up on the 1st and your name will be on the list.

Honolulu Printmakers presents TRANSITIONS A unique, print-centric, family-friendly celebration at the da Shop’s warehouse in Kaimuki to kick off the summer and to raise funds to help us transition into the future.

• Live music with Nick Kurosawa and Aloha Got Soul

• Food & drink from Beyond Burgers, Crepes Hawaii, and Aloha Beer Co.

• Hands-on printmaking fun and activities

• Silent auction featuring merchandise, print-related experiences, prints by

John Buck, Jean Charlot, Satoru Abe, and others

• Premiere of the 12 x 12 print portfolio, with prints from John Koga, Sally

French, Marika Emi, Duncan Dempster, Sam Guerrero, Steven Kean,

John McCaskill, Deborah Nehmad, Matt Okahata, Dieter Runge, Laura

Smith, George Woollard

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From Italy to Hawaii: "Cinematic Connections" with Vera Zambonelli
May
30
6:30 PM18:30

From Italy to Hawaii: "Cinematic Connections" with Vera Zambonelli

Join us for the latest installment of series ‘From Italy to Hawaii’. On May 30, 6:30-7:30pm, hear from Vera Zambonelli (executive director of Hawaii Women in Filmmaking https://www.hawaiiwomeninfilmmaking.org)

Wine and light refreshments included in ticket price. $5 for members, $7 for non-members.

Sign up here: http://www.friendsofitalyhawaii.org/event-3343051

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Poke Workshop + Talk Story with Author/Food Writer Martha Cheng
May
26
11:00 AM11:00

Poke Workshop + Talk Story with Author/Food Writer Martha Cheng

Make poke, talk story with author Martha Cheng and take home a copy of her book The Poke Cookbook!

Limited seats. Reserve your ticket here: eventbrite link

Details:

Freelance writer and Honolulu Magazine's dining editor Martha Cheng will lead participants through the fundamentals of the popular Hawai‘i classic, poke. Working out of her recent book, The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish, she will discuss poke’s traditions and history as well as its recent rise in popularity around the world. The workshop will focus on the foundations of developing poke recipes and how to explore delicious variations out of these classic flavors. Participants will prepare both classic poke and try their hand at a modern twist.

The workshop will culminate with a poke tasting and talk story and each participant will receive a copy of Martha’s book as part of the ticket cost.

A Slow Foods / da Shop collaboration.

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Hoanoho: neighborhood of creatives
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Hoanoho: neighborhood of creatives

This coming May 19, E-MERGE will host a panel talk called "HOANOHO: neighborhood of creatives" where leaders can come together to share knowledge, resources and offer support for emerging and established artists.

This panel will inform of who these organizations are and their mission, and most importantly how we can get involved or continue the discussion.

Speakers:

Mark Mitsuda, President of Hawaii Craftsmen, Lala Nuss, Founder of Conscious Concepts, Kimberly Howsley of Association of Hawaii Artists and James Friedman of EL DORADO Casting Lab (Hawaiis first jewelry co-working community).

RSVP HERE

E-MERGE COLLECTIVE

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Almanac for the Beyond - Book Launch
May
18
5:00 PM17:00

Almanac for the Beyond - Book Launch

Join us on May 18, from 5 to 7pm, for the Honolulu book launch of Almanac for the Beyond, an edited volume of experimental eco-criticism published by the nonprofit imprint Tropic Editions

Providing a twist on the almanac tradition, this collection of essays, graphs, poems, art works, miscellaneous references, and more critiques the limits of the petroculture imagination, honors the rhythms of nature, and builds capacity for environmental and societal change. 

Editor Jaimey Hamilton Faris and designer Marika Emi will introduce the publication. 

Light snacks and beverages provided; copies of the book will be for sale in shop.

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Knife Skills 102—Mastering the Fundamentals
May
18
2:00 PM14:00

Knife Skills 102—Mastering the Fundamentals

Sat, May 18, 2019

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Reserve your spot here: Eventbrite

Chef Grant Sato, award-winning Faculty of the KCC Culinary Department and popular host of “What’s Cooking Hawaii”, will lead this second course in our series of Knife Skills Workshops. Chef Sato will explain the tools of the trade and then take a deep dive into both the basic and advanced knife strokes every chef should be comfortable practicing and mastering. Each attendee will be asked to bring their favorite chef’s knife and a cutting board, and will work through various knife stokes practicing a variety of cutting technique in the class.

Paired with the workshop, and included in the ticket price is Tim Hayward’s Book, Knife, the Culture, Craft and Cult of the Cook’s Knife, which provides not only practical information about knife fluency, but explores the inspiring history of the knife in its many different styles and traditions.

Don’t miss this awesome class in our series!

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Grant Sato was born and raised in Hawaii and is a graduate of Kapiolani Community College with A.S. Degrees in Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts. He has been a Chef Instructor in the UH System since 1998, teaching credit and non credit classes in Culinary Arts. His specialties include:T hai, Japanese, and Korean Cuisine, Fruit and vegetable carving, Chocolate Sculpting and in 2000 he won the Francis Davis Award Winner for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Chef Sato has published "An Okinawan Kitchen" cookbook, which will be available for sale at da Shop.

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Dumplings All Day Wong: a Dumpling Workshop with Chef Lee Anne Wong
May
11
4:30 PM16:30

Dumplings All Day Wong: a Dumpling Workshop with Chef Lee Anne Wong

Workshop with Chef Lee Anne Wong (book included)

Sat, May 11, 2019

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

A limited number of tickets available via Eventbrite

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Lee Anne Wong, of Koko Head Café and author of Dumplings All Day Wong, will be leading this first Slow Food Oahu workshop at da Shop: books + curiosities centered around the delights of dumplings.

Join us for an afternoon of dumpling making where we will explore and try our hand at making dumplings with the three major methods: pan-fried, steamed, and boiled. We will pair these methods with various filling ranging from pork and seafood to vegetarian variations, and explore the differences in fresh, verses store bought dough. Participants will have the chance to enjoy the community that forms around filling and shaping dumplings as we learn different filling and folding techniques, and taste test our results at the end of the day together.

Participants will leave with a copy of Lee Anne Wong’s book, Dumplings All Day Wong, and the inspiration to continue exploring at home in dumpling parties of their own.

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Local Anatomy
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Local Anatomy

da Shop is featuring local artist Lauren Trangmar in it’s art corner!
In her latest illustration series “Local Anatomy, ” Lauren takes our local favorites and dissects them in a unique visual resembling a classical textbook form.

Everyone is invited to join us this Friday May 10, 6:00p - 8:00p for some light wine and mingle with Lauren on her art opening.

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Travel Journal workshop with Nikki Oka
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Travel Journal workshop with Nikki Oka

Come and learn about starting your own travel or pocket sketch journal with artist and female solo traveler Nikki Oka! 

In this workshop, we will go over:

  • Assembling a mobile art/journaling kit

  • Different types of journal page layouts

  • Free time for sketching based on prompts

  • Real-life excerpts from Nikki's travel journals written in 2018 while on a solo trip around the world

Please bring your own art supplies (pens, markers) and paper/ a notebook.

Nikki's stickers and Japan travel guide zines will be for sale.

$15 per person. Space limited, reserve your spot here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/travel-journal-workshop-with-nikki-oka-tickets-59979727981


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About Nikki Oka, Organizer of Travel Journal Workshop

Nikki is an avid solo traveler and artist who has been to over 30 countries across five continents in the past three years. She is passionate about sharing stories from all over the world and traveling with a purpose rather than just for leisure. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Manasa Jyothi, a non-profit school for children and adults with special needs in Karnataka, India, where Nikki spent two months volunteering last year. 

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AIGA Designer Dialogue with Jessica Hische, author of "Tomorrow I'll Be Brave"
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

AIGA Designer Dialogue with Jessica Hische, author of "Tomorrow I'll Be Brave"

AIGA Honolulu Chapter presents a Designer Dialogue with Jessica Hische:

Yes, we booked Jessica Hische! No, you aren’t dreaming.

You may know Hische as the lettering artist behind Penguin Drop Caps,the creator of the Should I Work for Free? flowchart, or The New York Times bestselling author behind Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave. We know her as our featured speaker of our next Designer Dialogue event happening Thursday, May 2nd, 6—8 pm at da Shop: books + curiosities in Honolulu. Do we need to say more?

(She’ll be signing books and be available for photos. Cue the phones!)

Event is open to everyone. AIGA members, non-members, and students welcome.

Limited number of tickets available via eventbrite

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Poetry Reading / National Poetry Month Celebration
Apr
27
4:30 PM16:30

Poetry Reading / National Poetry Month Celebration

Join Mixing Innovative Arts and da Shop: books + curiosities for a celebration of National Poetry Month

with poetry readings by:

Susan M. Schultz (author of I want to Write an Honest Sentence, 2019)

Lee A. Tonouchi (winner of the Association of Asian American Studies 2013 Poetry/Prose Book Award)

D. Keali’i Mackenzie (author of From Hunger to Prayer, 2018)

Christy Passion (author of Still Out of Place, 2017)

4:30-6pm | Saturday, April 27, 2019

poetry readings followed by a reception celebrating da Shop’s one-year-anniversary

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Feng Shui "Love & Money" Book Talk with Clear Englebert
Apr
27
10:30 AM10:30

Feng Shui "Love & Money" Book Talk with Clear Englebert

Join us for a talk story with Clear Englebert, author of Bedroom Feng Shui, Feng Shui Demystified, Feng Shui for Hawaii, Feng Shui for Hawaii Gardens, Feng Shui for Retail Stores and Feng Shui for Love & Money.

April 27 | 10:30am | free + open to public

Bio of author:

As a teenager Clear was manager of the paperback department for Bookland of Huntsville, Alabama, at their largest store. In 1971, at age 19, he opened his first bookstore in Huntsville, Alabama, A Good Book Store. In 1978, he founded Books as Seeds, and in 1989, Opening Books (a 501c3 library and gift shop.) He managed at Green Apple Books, San Francisco's largest independent bookstore, and at Pearly Gates Natural Foods in Huntsville, and at Ohana O Ka `Aina in Kainaliu, Hawaii.

With decades of experience in retail visual merchandizing, he began a career as a residential interior consultant in Hawaii in 1994. His feng shui practice began there in 1995, and blossomed when he moved to San Francisco in 1996. In February 1999, his feng shui practice was featured on KPIX Channel 5's Evening Magazine and in April 2000 on Mandarin KPST Channel 66's Evening News. He was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle business section, Sunday 12/10/2000, and in the culture section of the Okinawan Times (Japan) 04/21/2001. He returned to Hawaii in February, 2002. He has since been featured in the Pacific Business News, August 16, 2002, the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, February 7, 2003 and March 8, 2010, the Hawaii Tribune Herald, February 19, 2003, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, August 16, 2010, and the Big Island Weekly, May 25, 2011.

He's a natural at feng shui; as a Libra-Hare he's astrologically gifted for this work. To his work he brings systems and design skills in organizing, maintenance, and horticulture. He works residential, retail, office, and landscape. Clear's affordable rates have helped him become the most experienced feng shui consultant in Hawaii.

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Hawaii Library Association presents 'Bibliotheca Walleriana' with Danilo Marrone
Apr
20
3:30 PM15:30

Hawaii Library Association presents 'Bibliotheca Walleriana' with Danilo Marrone

Bibliotheca Walleriana, a research presentation by Danilo Marrone

About the Bibliotheca Walleriana:

Bibliotheca Walleriana is the library of Dr. Erik Waller (1875-1955), who amassed a stellar collection of 22,000 books and over 35,000 letters, autographs, and other memorabilia related to the history of medicine and science. Especially noteworthy are letters written by Sir Ernest Shackleton, Baden Powell, C.G. Jung, Charles Darwin, René Descartes, Thomas Edison, Tesla, and even the Marquis de Sade.

Danilo Marrone, a professor at Hawaii Tokai International College, will give an introduction to the Bibliotheca Wallerianabook collection and his immersive experience spending two years going through every book in the collection: http://www.ub.uu.se/bibliotekskataloger-a-till-o///bibliotheca-walleriana/. His talk will also introduce us to the Bibliotheca Walleriana manuscript collection and how a team of librarians at Uppsala University Library spent a decade scanning the entire collection and making it available online for free: http://www.alvin-portal.org/alvin/view.jsf?pid=alvin-record%3A229&dswid=7909. Finally, he will describe his ongoing research with the Bibliotheca Walleriana collections.

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INTRO TO PROJECT DRAWDOWN: reversing climate change
Apr
13
3:00 PM15:00

INTRO TO PROJECT DRAWDOWN: reversing climate change

INTRO TO PROJECT DRAWDOWN

Join us at da Shop on Saturday, April 13 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm for Intro to Drawdown, a 2-hour interactive workshop that explains how we can reverse global warming, centered around the book Drawdown: the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming, available at da Shop !

Get your $10 ticket here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-project-drawdown-reversing-climate-change-tickets-56525255561

Come learn about Project Drawdown, a comprehensive plan that identifies the one hundred most impactful, substantive solutions to REVERSE Global Warming. 

Through videos, group activities, critical discussions, and contemplation, you’ll discover the latest research on how this is possible and emerge filled with hope and ready for action! 

Project Drawdown is a coalition of more than 200 researchers and other experts from 22 countries led by author, environmentalist, visionary and entrepreneur Paul Hawken.

Over the course of 5 years of rigorous scientific research, the Project Drawdown coalition identified and modeled the 100 most substantive, already existing solutions for addressing global warming and revealed astounding news: that it is possible not just to slow global warming, but to reverse it by 2050.

Project Drawdown identifies working solutions to reverse global warming. Drawdown empowers participants to take part in turning the tide for the future, leveraging their passions, skills and talents to accelerate and amplify solutions.

Let’s join together in community to see what we can grow!

“To change everything, we need everyone.”

'Drawdown: the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming' will be available for sale at da Shop. Please support local, independent bookstores and buy your copy when you arrive! 

Paul Hawken

Author, entrepreneur, activist. Co-founder of Project Drawdown.

“The single most important thing to do about reversing global warming is to recognize there is no one single thing, that addressing global warming is a way of seeing the world, a way of being in the world, a pathway to understanding that human systems created the problem and thus the cure is within the whole of the system. The most impactful act an individual can do will depend on that person’s life, knowledge, community, influence, relationships, courage. It will be different for everyone. Together, we act and make a difference. It is not about what “I” can do. It is about what we can do. Carbon is an atom (and molecule) that holds hands and collaborates. That is what global warming is telling us to do.”

About our facilitators: Andrea Nandoskar and Ted Bohlen are activists, vision weavers, preservationists, conscious event producers and everyday change makers dedicated to using education to inspire shifts in awareness and behavior. They share a concern for the well-being of the Earth, and the belief that learning about and engaging with Project Drawdown will inspire a shift in our relationship with global warming and inspiration for a path forward to complete reversal by 2050.


The workshop material is provided by the Pachamama Alliance and includes video clips of Paul Hawken. 

Pachamama Alliance is a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all. Learn more.

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Pathways to Publication: Mirka Hokkanen
Apr
10
5:30 PM17:30

Pathways to Publication: Mirka Hokkanen

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Hawaii presents Pathways to Publication with Mirka Hokkanen, “Carving a Path from Artist to Illustrator, Military Spouse and Mom”

Mirka Hokkanen will share how her determination and life situation led to a career in picture book illustration. Find out what guided her to pursue illustration after 10 years of being a fine artist, tips about being an illustrator that she’s discovered along the way, and more about the illustration technique used in her debut book, FOUR OTTERS TOBOGGAN: AN ANIMAL COUNTING BOOK, written by Vivian Kirkfield.

Wednesday April 10, 2019

5:30-7:00pm

Free

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Friends of Italy: Climate Change Lecture
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Friends of Italy: Climate Change Lecture

Lecture Series From Italy to Hawaii: Connecting two worlds through art, science and community

Giuseppe Torri, UHM Atmospheric Sciences “Climate Change: Hurricanes in the Mediterranean & Pacific”

da Shop: books + curiosities | 3565 harding ave

Thursday March 28, 6:30-7:30pm

$5 for members | $7 for non-members

complimentary taralli and wine for your aperitif. Bring stuzzichini to share if you’d like.

Register here

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The  Geology of Kaimuki - EnVision Kaimuki Lecture
Mar
23
3:30 PM15:30

The Geology of Kaimuki - EnVision Kaimuki Lecture

EnVision Kaimuki Lecture Series 

The Geology of Kaimuki with Dr. John Sinton

da Shop: books + curiosities | 3565 harding ave 
Saturday March 23, 3:00-5:30pm

Dr. Sinton is a geologist with expertise in the study of submarine and Hawaiian volcanoes. He has been on the faculty of the University of Hawai‘i, Department of Geology and Geophysics (now Earth Sciences) since 1977, where he taught a range of classes, including Hawaiian geology. His specialties include geologic mapping and the study of volcanic rocks, including their chemical composition and age. He is a co-author of the Geologic Map of the State of Hawai‘i.

EnVision Kaimuki - Building the Kaimuki Community by facilitating improvements, supporting a vibrant economy, a pedestrian safe streetscape, meeting the needs for our neighborhood’s future while acknowledging Kaimuki’s history and charm.

Free with RSVP, reserve your spot here: bit.ly/2NPUgHH 

if you have any questions please email: envisionkaimuki@gmail.com

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Four Otters: Children's Book Release Party
Mar
16
10:30 AM10:30

Four Otters: Children's Book Release Party

Book signing with local illustrator Mirka Hokkanen

with storytime and keiki activity

10:30am - 12noon

Join us for a fun morning in da Shop with the new release of Four Otters Toboggan: an animal counting book with beautiful illustrations by artist Mirka Hokkanen. Mirka Hokkanen.

preorder perks:

first 10 to order also receive 12-page activity book

first 20 receive sea otter sticker

Illustrator bio:

Mirka Hokkanen is a printmaker, designer, illustrator and author who grew up in Finland. Her relationship to Finnish nature and her grandmother’s house fostered a sense of curiosity and wonder that continues to fuel her creativity.

Mirka moved to the U.S. in 1998 to attend Rockford College in Illinois (BFA 2002). She received both Master of Arts (2004) and Master of Fine Arts (2006) degrees in printmaking from University of Dallas, TX. Many military moves into her career, she has had the opportunity to be an active part in many art communities, teaching, speaking, and organizing events. Her works continue to be exhibited both nationally and internationally and her first illustrated book, Four Otters Toboggan: An Animal Counting Book, comes out in March 2019 with Pomegranate Kids. When not creating a menagerie in the studio she takes care of the zoo she has at home: three kids, a cat, a dog and a husband.

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STORIES x SOUP: a HI SOUP community event
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

STORIES x SOUP: a HI SOUP community event

da Shop: books + curiosities and HI SOUP present with chef Dave (Town, kaimuki) an evening of micro-granting and soup eating to fund a literary project from the community!

march 13 | 6pm - 8pm | $15 entry gets you soup, bread, and a vote.

get your ticket here on eventbrite or pay at door the day of

more info about HI SOUP:

HI SOUP is a micro-granting dinner celebrating, supporting, and funding creative projects in Hawaii. For a donation of $15, participants receive soup, bread and a vote. Participants usually hear from three projects ranging from urban agriculture to social entrepreneurship. For this SOUP we’ll focus specific on project related to all things literary! At the event, attendees eat, talk, and vote on the project they think benefits the city the most. At the end of the night, organizers collect the ballots and the project with the most votes goes home with the money raised to carry out their project. Project winners come back to a future HI SOUP dinners to report on their project’s progress and how they used the community funding. The community grants range between $500 to $1200 dollars. 

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Honolulu Photo Night w/ special guest Daniella Zalcman
Mar
12
7:00 PM19:00

Honolulu Photo Night w/ special guest Daniella Zalcman

Honolulu Photo Night #5 , a night for photographers by photographers

Tuesday, March 12th | 7:00-9:00pm

Along with a group photography slideshow, featured guest Daniella Zalcman will talk about her ongoing project called “Signs of Your Identity” and Women Photograph, an evergreen catalogue of independent photojournalists working to elevate the voices of female + non binary visual storytellers. womenphotograph.com

free + open to the public

for more info email matt@hanahou.com

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