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 local workshops, critiques and other events. Members can access our e-newsletter, Trade Winds, filled with news, events and trade tips in the children's publishing industry. Members can also access the national SCBWI Bulletin and other publications on the art and business of writing and selling books for young readers, and are eligible for various awards and grants.

Whether you are a professional writer or illustrator, a beginner with a good idea, or somewhere in-between, SCBWI is here to serve you.

For more information on all that SCBWI has to offer, visit