MARK PANEK READS HAWAI'I
On First Friday, Ocotber 4 at 6:30 pm UH Hilo English professor Mark Panek will discuss and read from his new novel at Basically Books. Hawai’i is a timely story that touches upon many contemporary issues: education, crystal meth, prisons, class divisions, development, gambling and politics. Panek has written two biographical books, Gaijin Yokozuna and Big Happiness, for which he recently won the prestigious Cades Award. First Friday event.