Upcoming Events


Friday October 7 @ 5:00 p.m. ~ Conversation with author Julian Aguon and Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘opua. RSVP required.

Saturday October 8 @ 11:00 a.m. until sold out • "Meet the author" Book Signing for No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies - No rsvp required; just drop by and say hello!

Chamorro human rights lawyer and defender from Guam, and now author of a new edition of his book, Julian Aguon, will be here for the final stop of his mini U.S. book tour. Come by and meet Julian and/or talk story about this moving collection of essays that gives ode to the earth, indigenous peoples everywhere––especially Pacific Islanders––and is a call for social and environmental justice now.

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Saturday October 22, 2022, 10:00 a.m. • Keiki Story Time @ da Shop

Celebrate a new keiki book launch by Beachhouse Publishing! Join author Vera Arita as she reads from her new book Alohasaurus. As a former educator, Auntie Vera will have plenty of songs, movement, stories, AND a craft to make this an extra engaging story hour.

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Saturday November 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m. • Lee Cataluna: Author Talk & Book Signing

Presented in partnership with Bamboo Ridge, da Shop is honored to host Lee Cataluna––Hawaii's most prolific contemporary playwright––in celebration of her newest collection of works. Flowers of Hawai‘i includes the title play and three others (Aloha Attire, The Great Kaua‘i Train Robbery, and Uncle’s Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is Cancelled Tonight).

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Saturday November 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m. • Keiki Story Time @ da Shop, the Thanksgiving edition

Mutual Publishing co-hosts this story time just in time for Thanksgiving with their new picture book Leilani Blessed and Grateful. A craft and author signing to follow the reading.

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Saturday December 3, 2022, 10:00 a.m. • Keiki Story Time @ da Shop, the Holiday edition

Local author Mary Lou Sanelli has published her first children's story: Bella Likes to Try. A little girl named Bella is looking for that one thing she could be good at. She tries different sports and activities until she takes a ballet class and auditions for The Nutcracker show. This is a great story about children exploring their interests and persevering. A craft, simple dance demo, and book signing follows the author's reading.

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Sunday December 4, 1:00 p.m. • Snaring Suns' Book Party & Signing

Calling all sci-fi and fantasy fans––Bamboo Ridge has created the first-of-its-kind anthology of LOCAL short stories across speculative genres. Come celebrate their newest issue and meet some of the writers and editors behind this amazing collection.