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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Ka Palapala Po'okela book award (2010)

he winners of the 2010 Ka Palapala Po'okela book awards were announced and celebrated last Friday at a ceremony at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii. Presented by the Hawai'i Book Publishers Association to "recognize the finest books published during the previous year," the awards included:

The Samuel M. Kamakau Award for the Hawai'i Book of the Year: Ben: A Memoir, from Street Kid to Governor by former Governor Benjamin J. Cayetano (Watermark Publishing), which also won the nonfiction book award.

The John Dominis Holt Award, honoring "a lifetime contribution to Hawai'i book publishing," went to Maile Meyer, owner of Native Books/Nā Mea Hawai'i, an independent bookseller, distributor and community resource.

The HawaiiReaders.com Readers' Choice Award went to Under Maui Skies and Other Stories by Wayne Moniz (Koa Books).

For a full list of Ka Palapala Po'okela award winners and honorable mentions, see the Honolulu Advertiser.

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