Talking Hawaii’s Story Signings in December

On Friday, December 11, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., Michi Kodama-Nishimoto, Warren S. Nishimoto, and Cynthia A. Oshiro, coeditors of Talking Hawai‘i’s Story: Oral Histories of an Island People, will sign books at Barnes & Noble-Kāhala Mall. (For store information, call 737-3323.) Talking Hawai‘i’s Story presents a rich sampling of the landmark work done by the Center for Oral History by making available 29 first-person narratives that until now only appeared in the COH’s semi-annual newsletter.

The editors will also participate in the Saturday, December 12 Holiday Book Fair at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, 2454 So. Beretania Street, that will take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Community Gallery & Gift Shop. This event is free and open to the public.

Talking Hawai‘i’s Story is published by University of Hawai‘i Press for the Center for Oral History and the Center for Biographical Research. The softcover book retails for $19.00 and is generally available at island bookstores or can be ordered from UH Press by phone: 956-8255, toll free: 1-888-847-7377; email:; or online: For event information, call 956-8697.