SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) is the only professional organization dedicated to serving the people who write, illustrate, or share a vital interest in children's literature. 

SCBWI Hawaii sponsors an annual conference that brings together top professionals in the children's publishing world to share their knowledge and expertise. …

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March Madness is around the corner, so don't miss out on these opportunities to meet and learn from industry professionals!


MARCH 1, 2017Sounding Board: Exploring Voice in Picture Books with Chronicle Books Editor Melissa Manlove. A playful and hands-on writing intensive with optional manuscript and dummy critiques at the Aina Haina Public Library. Participants will receive a $10 discount to our 2017 SCBWI Hawaii Conference on March 25–26!


MARCH 25-26, 2017: SCBWI-Hawaii Annual Conference and Workshops at the Richardson Law School at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Two days of inspiring keynotes, breakout sessions and workshop intensives for children's book authors and illustrators! Featuring Alvina Ling, VP and Editor-in-Chief at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Lauren Rille, Art Director at Simon & Schuster, Andrea Welch, Executive Editor at Beach Lane Books, and more! For a peak at what our conferences have to offer, here's a summary of our 2016 conference.


Don't forget to update your SCBWI profile!

Update your email and mailing address to receive bulletins and to transfer your membership to another region if you move. You can also choose to be included in our Speaker Bureau. For help, visit


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