Readings and Performances in Honor of Wayne Westlake

To celebrate the recent publication of Westlake: Poems by Wayne Kaumualii Westlake (1947–1984), friends and supporters of the late poet will present readings and performances on Saturday, May 16, 2009, at ThirtyNineHotel from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Westlake editor Richard Hamasaki will participate in the panel “Poets and Sense of Place” at the Hawai‘i Book and Music Festival, May 16, 2009, at Honolulu Hale. Click here for more details.