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Akakū Hosts Author Jill Engledow in New Salon Series: Akakū Upstairs

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Award-winning journalist and author, Jill Engledow, will be sharing from her recently published book, Sugarcane Days: Remembering Maui’s Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company.

The book is a nostalgic picture book featuring images from the company’s in-house newspaper, the HC&S Breeze, from 1948 to 1968. She will talk about her latest work and offer a question & answer period.

Akakuʻs “Aloha Sugar” Video Contest will be detailed, and a short Akaku produced video will be shown on the closing of the last sugar plantation with interviews from Mayor Alan Arakawa and Governor David Ige.

Author, Jill Engledow

The event will be Thursday, February 23rd from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Light refreshments, Free.

Seating is Limited, please RSVP 871-5554.