Event Report | Children’s Literature Hawaii 2018

Posted on: July 8, 2018

Though not an SCBWI-sponsored event, many SCBWI Hawaii members attended this year’s 19th Biennial Conference on Literature and Hawaii’s Children (CLH). The free three-day conference, that takes place on two islands, is a celebration for parents, teachers, librarians, writers, illustrators, …

Surf-A-Book Festival

Posted on: September 5, 2017

My Experience with the Scrawl Crawl

Posted on: January 4, 2017


by Natasha Fisher

On a partially sunny Saturday afternoon, a few SCBWI HI members, friends, and I journeyed to Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens to reconnect with our creative selves. I had been both excited and longing for this event since receiving …

Finding Inspiration at the LA Summer Conference

Posted on: September 15, 2016

 Conference art by Liz Wong

By Heidi Coryell

This past January, I said to myself that I was now going to be ‘really serious’ with my writing. I’ve been a SCBWI member for a couple of years now but never took advantage of the opportunities …

Ko’olauloa Battle of the Books

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Written by David Estes

A recorded version of the competition will air on ‘Ōlelo channel 53 on the following days/times: April 17, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.; April 18 at 3:00 p.m.; April 20 at 6:00 p.m.; April 24 at 8:30

Elena’s Serenade

Posted on: March 5, 2016

Written by Carol Catanzariti

The word “regista” in Italian means film maker. It implies the imagination and courage to create a film. Imagine a luminous picture book with a story to make your eyes sparkle and your hope rekindle for …