Book Signings Scheduled for Author of Regulating Paradise

David CalliesUniversity of Hawai‘i law professor David L. Callies will sign copies of his recent book, Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawaii, at two bookstore appearances during January. The public is invited to meet and speak to Professor Callies at these events:

Saturday, January 15, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall, phone: 737-3323

Saturday, January 29, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana Center, phone: 949-7307

Talks Scheduled for Author of Haoles in Hawaii

Haoles in HawaiiJudy Rohrer, author of Haoles in Hawai‘i, is scheduled to present her book at the following free events and the public is invited to attend:

Book signing
Saturday, January 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Basically Books – Hilo
160 Kamehameha Avenue, phone: 808-961-0144

Author talk and book signing party (refreshments will be provided)
Sunday, January 9, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Native Books/Nā Mea Hawai‘i, Ward Warehouse
1050 Ala Moana Blvd., phone 596-8885

Author presentation
Thursday, January 13, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Windward Community College, Hale Alaka‘i, Room 102

Friday, January 14, 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Author talk and discussion
Sponsored by the Center for Biographical Research
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Kuykendall 410

Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2010 Announced

Each year Choice Magazine, the official publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, compiles a distinguished list of Outstanding Academic Titles. The following UH Press book was recognized for 2010. A complete list of titles will be available in Choice’s January 2010 issue.

Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific
by Glenn Petersen

“This overview . . . is one of the most significant contributions to Pacific studies of the past decade. . . . [It] will become the standard by which future synthetic treatments of Micronesia are judged. . . . Essential.” —Choice —Choice (May 2010)