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Honolulu's favorite local community bookstore and events space.

Saturday, November 21 2:00 - 3:00pm

Author Talk: Kona Winds

Local author Scott Kikkawa will host a talk story about his popular debut novel. KONA WINDS is a hard-boiled noir murder mystery set in Honolulu in 1953, when Hawai'i was changing from a racially stratified, near-feudal plantation colony to the multi-ethnic 50th State. This event is free and open to everyone. Register using the link below.

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Wednesday, December 2, 5:00 - 6:30p

Civil Beat Book Club: An American Sickness

Join Civil Beat's Book Club for a discussion about "An American Sickness" hosted by health reporter Eleni Avendaño. "I picked this book up before the pandemic to better understand how to navigate the health world... Elizabeth Rosenthal breaks down how we as patients and consumers can better understand the system and the historical underpinnings of how we got here."

Reserve your Spot!

Sunday, December 6th, 3:00 - 4:00p

Author Talk: Intellectual Anarchy

Local scientific innovation firm Oceanit CEO, Patrick K. Sullivan’s new book asks: How do we move the future from the distant horizon to the present day? We need Intellectual AnarchyTM. Dr. Sullivan’s book describes how the Intellectual AnarchyTM methodology followed at Oceanit for the past 35 years has generated disruptive solutions to “impossible” problems. Join us for this special talk story, moderated by our own David DeLuca, to learn more!

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New Arrivals!

Thankful
Thankful
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Thankful

$8.99

Oliver Elephant
Oliver Elephant
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Oliver Elephant

$16.99

Philosophy for Polar Explorers
Philosophy for Polar Explorers

Philosophy for Polar Explorers

$20.00

I Believe I Can
I Believe I Can
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I Believe I Can

$18.99

Super Fake Love Song
Super Fake Love Song

Super Fake Love Song

$18.99

Pages & Co.: The Map of Stories (Book 3, hc)
Pages & Co.: The Map of Stories (Book 3, hc)

Pages & Co.: The Map of Stories (Book 3, hc)

$16.99

'Ohana Grill Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Hawai'i-Inspired Recipes from BBQ Chicken to Kalbi Short Ribs, The
'Ohana Grill Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Hawai'i-Inspired Recipes from BBQ Chicken to Kalbi Short Ribs, The

'Ohana Grill Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Hawai'i-Inspired Recipes from BBQ Chicken to Kalbi Short Ribs, The

$24.95

Ready Player Two
Ready Player Two

Ready Player Two

$28.99

Before the Coffee Gets Cold
Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

$19.99

Adventure Stories for Daring Girls
Adventure Stories for Daring Girls

Adventure Stories for Daring Girls

$19.99

Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic
Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic

Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic

$27.00

Home Body
Home Body
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Home Body

$16.99

A Promised Land
A Promised Land
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A Promised Land

$45.00

Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition
Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition

Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition

$35.00

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

$27.99

Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things
Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things

Stuff You Should Know: An Incomplete Compendium of Mostly Interesting Things

$27.99

Moonflower Murders
Moonflower Murders
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Moonflower Murders

$28.99

How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #21
How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #21

How to Raise an Elephant: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #21

$26.95

City Monster
City Monster

City Monster

$18.00

The Best American Short Stories 2020
The Best American Short Stories 2020

The Best American Short Stories 2020

$16.99

E Komo Mai!

Welcome to our brand new site! We're excited to offer a more robust way for you to discover and browse our collection, and to purchase books from us in a safe and healthy way! As we continue to finalize the site, here's a few things to look forward to:

Greater selection! You'll find an expanded catalog menu that'll help you discover books that fit your interest.

A more powerful search engine! You can search by title, author, type, and even future collections, such as "Lani's Picks." 

Curated collections! We'll showcase rotating feature collections on the homepage as well as in our curated collections section. 

Rich content from our team! We're working on transferring our blog to this site and are excited to share our insight in this way. And don't forget to sign up for our newsletter for the most up-to-date info and features!

More events to enjoy from home! Even though our doors are closed to events, we're continuing to plan virtual events. Check the timeline at the top of the home page for what's upcoming. You can also find our event timeline on the events page, accessed from the About menu or the footer menu. 

We look forward to serving all your literary and book loving needs, and are thrilled to offer this new platform to the community. As always, if you have any needs or requests, please drop us a line!

Aloha! ~ the da Shop team

Featured Collection: Black Lives Matter

100% of the revenue from your purchase of any of these books this summer will be donated to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

This Is Your Time
This Is Your Time

This Is Your Time

$15.99

Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom, A
Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom, A

Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom, A

$28.00

Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories, The
Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories, The
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Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories, The

$27.00

March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)
March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

$49.99

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart
The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart

$27.00

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot (hc)
Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot (hc)
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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot (hc)

$26.00

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

$32.00

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism

$16.00

How to Be an Antiracist
How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an Antiracist

$27.00

I Am Enough
I Am Enough

I Am Enough

$18.99

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America (hc)
Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America (hc)

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America (hc)

$27.99

The Fire Next Time
The Fire Next Time
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The Fire Next Time

$13.95

So You Want to Talk about Race
So You Want to Talk about Race

So You Want to Talk about Race

$16.99

Between the World and Me
Between the World and Me
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Between the World and Me

$26.00

Antiracist Baby
Antiracist Baby
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Antiracist Baby

$8.99

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks

$17.99

New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, 10th Anniversary Ed., The (pb)
New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, 10th Anniversary Ed., The (pb)

New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, 10th Anniversary Ed., The (pb)

$18.99

A Good Kind of Trouble
A Good Kind of Trouble
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A Good Kind of Trouble

$16.99

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

$19.99

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

$25.95

COVID-19 Store Policy Updates

As of October 1, we are 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 curbside pickup or direct to home shipping starting at $3. If you would like assistance finding a title or to purchase over the phone or by email, please contact us at 808-421-9460, orders@dashophnl.com, or by filling out the contact form on this website. Mahalo for your cooperation, and please stay safe! 

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