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2014 Ka Palapala Po‘okela Awards: UH Press Nominees

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 15 April 2014

KPP2014-award-inviteNow marking its 21st year, the Ka Palapala Po‘okela Awards are presented annually by Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association to honor Hawai‘i’s finest books and their authors, illustrators, designers, and publishers. This year’s awards presentation is scheduled for Thursday, April 24, 6 to 9 pm, at the East-West Center auditorium, with local news reporter/commentator Howard Dicus as the ceremony emcee. Watch the HawaiiNewsNow Sunrise show on the morning of April 23 for a story on the awards.

Titles with a 2013 copyright date were eligible this year. The UH Press nominees are:

The Hikers Guide to O‘ahu: Updated and Expanded, by Stuart M. Ball, Jr.
(Excellence in Special-Interest Books)

Restoring Paradise: Rethinking and Rebuilding Nature in Hawai‘i, by Robert J. Cabin
(Excellence in Natural Science)

Ma‘i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawai‘i, by Kerri A. Inglis
(Excellence in Hawaiian Language, Culture, and History; Excellence in Nonfiction)

Brothers under a Same Sky, by Gary Pak
(Excellence in Literature)

Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawai‘i: An Illustrated Guide, by George J. Tanabe and Willa Jane Tanabe
(Excellence in Special-Interest Books; Excellence in Design)

Best wishes to each of our nominees!

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New Catalog Available: Asian Studies 2014

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 26 March 2014

2014 Asian Studies coverTimed to coincide with the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting, our Asian Studies 2014 catalog of recent and forthcoming titles is now available. Books published prior to 2013 and currently in print can be found at our website.)

To download the PDF (6.3M), click on the catalog cover image to the left or go to: http://uhpress.wordpress.com/latest-catalogs/. If you wish to receive a print version, please write to us by clicking here.

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UH Press at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, March 27-30, Philadelphia

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 25 March 2014

AAS-2014-meetingUniversity of Hawai‘i Press is exhibiting at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, March 27-30, held this year at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel.

We have a larger than usual contingent attending: UHP director Michael Duckworth; editors Patricia Crosby, Pamela Kelley, and Stephanie Chun; marketing director Colins Kawai; and sales manager Royden Muranaka. Please visit us at booths 110-116 to see our latest titles and take advantage of the conference offer of a 20% discount and free shipping in the U.S. (Free shipping applies only to orders received or placed at the conference.) Our new Asian Studies print catalog will also be distributed.

Exhibiting across the aisle from us are publishing partners: Cornell University East Asia Program (booth 111), MerwinAsia and Seoul Selection (booth 113), NIAS Press-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (booth 117), and NUS Press-Singapore (booth 115).

See you in Philly!

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New Catalogs Available: Spring 2014 New Books and 2014 Hawai‘i & the Pacific

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 3 January 2014

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Happy New Year! To kick off 2014, two new catalogs are now available for download as PDFs: our Spring 2014 catalog of new and forthcoming titles and our 2014 Hawai‘i and the Pacific complete list of new and in-print backlist books. Both include dozens of the latest titles from UH Press and the publishers we distribute. Click on the image above or go to: http://uhpress.wordpress.com/latest-catalogs/

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UH Press at American Historical Association Annual Meeting, January 2-5, Washington, D.C.

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 2 January 2014

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University of Hawai‘i Press
is exhibiting at the American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting, January 2-5 in Washington, D.C.

Press acquisitions editor Masako Ikeda is attending. Please visit our booth to browse our newest titles and take advantage of the event special: a 20% discount and free shipping in the U.S. The free shipping applies to orders received or placed at the conference.

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Winter 2013 Holiday Schedule

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 20 December 2013

Sunset sky seen from the Press

Sunset sky seen from the Press

University of Hawai‘i Press will be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Our website never sleeps, however, and orders received during this period will be processed and shipped after January 2.

Mahalo for your support and best wishes for the holidays!

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UH Press Invites Applicants for Marketing Specialist Position

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 11 December 2013

University of Hawai‘i Press is seeking a capable, flexible individual with strong writing skills to fill an entry-level yet valuable position within our book marketing department. The position will involve a variety of duties, from copywriting to metadata collection to website maintenance.

Read a brief description of our Press by clicking the About tab at the top of this page. For detailed position duties, responsibilities, requirements, and application instructions, see position number 0077481T on the University of Hawai‘i job site (closing date: December 23).

N.B.: The State job classification is Temporary, annually renewable, however, UH Press has several employees whose positions are classified as Temporary, yet have worked at the Press for two or three decades.

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40% Off Cyber Monday Book Sale

Posted by UH Press Marketing on 27 November 2013

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Tune in Monday December 2! Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the UH Press Cyber Monday Sale! For 24 hours (12 a.m. to midnight, HST) order online and save 40% off all in stock titles from our website. Pre-paid, internet orders only. Discounts may not be combined.

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University Press Week: Global Reach

Posted by Joel on 15 November 2013

UP Week logoTo celebrate University Press Week, November 10–16, three dozen Association of American University Presses are offering a blog tour every day this week.

Today’s theme is the Global Reach of University Presses, featuring blog posts by the following presses: Columbia, Georgetown, Indiana, Johns Hopkins, New York, Princeton, Wisconsin, and Yale.

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University Press Week: Regional Publishing

Posted by Joel on 14 November 2013

UP Week logoTo celebrate University Press Week, November 10–16, three dozen Association of American University Presses are offering a blog tour every day this week.

Today’s theme is the Importance of Regional Publishing, featuring blog posts by the following presses: Fordham, Louisiana State, Oregon State, Syracuse, Alabama, Nebraska, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Mississippi.

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