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February 24, 2015

New Books: Feb. 24, 2015

Please check the location of the following items, as some are on our new book cart in the Reference, Research, and Reading Room, in a display case, or have already been placed in the stacks.   The titles can be “held” via Voyager (click on the link below and follow these directions). Please note that titles from our Bestseller’s Collection cannot be “held”.

General Collection
Balinese Food: the Traditional Cuisine and Food Culture of Bali by Vivienne Kruger (Voyager)
Blood and Faith: The Purging of Muslim Spain by Matthew Carr (Voyager)
Champagne Supernovas: Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the 90s Renegades Who Remade Fashion by Maureen Callahan (Voyager)
tumblr_mxcgoszDsw1qz6gheo1_500–Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of the Creative Revolution: from The Sopranos and the Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad by Brett Martin (Voyager)
Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrr: Plants of the Bible and the Quran by Lytton John Musselman (Voyager)
Frankenfoods: Controversy, Lies, and Health Risks by Michael Wald (Voyager)
The Future of God: a Practical Approach to Spirituality for Our Times by Deepak Chopra (Voyager)
The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know About the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk by Sheldon Krimsky and Jeremy Gruber (Voyager)
510xXtbBvdL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_–The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food is Destroying our Health and Environment–and Who Is Responsible by Shushana Castle (Voyager)
The Organically Clean Home: 150 Everyday Organic Cleaning Products You Can Make Yourself – The Natural, Chemical-Free Way by Becky Rapinchuk (Voyager)
The Reef: A Passionate History by Iain McCalman (Voyager)
Say This, Not That: A Foolproof Guide to Effective Interpersonal Communication by Carl Alasko (Voyager)
The Small Food Garden: Growing Organic Fruit and Vegetables at Home by Diana Anthony (Voyager)
Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World by Jeff Madrick (Voyager)

Hawaiian/Pacific Collection
African Americans in Hawaii by D. Molentia Guttman (Voyager)
51hh5t-GGoL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_–Call me Captain: A Memoir of a Woman at Sea by Susan Scott (Voyager)
Hawai’i’s Animals: Do the Most Amazing Things by Marion Coste (Voyager)
The Hawaii Farmers Market Cookbook: Fresh Island Products from A to Z by Joan Namkoong and Hayley Matson-Mathes (Voyager)
How Hawai’i Changed America by Tom Coffman (Voyager)
Manoa Stream poems by Ann Inoshita (Voyager)
Ocean to Plate: Cooking Fish with Hawai’i’s Kusuma Cooray by Kusuma Cooray (Voyager)
Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania by Diana Looser (Voyager)
Science, Voyages, and Encounters in Oceania, 1511-1850 by Bronwen Douglas (Voyager)
A Splash of Aloha: A Healthy Guide to Fresh Hawaiian Seafood by Kapiolani Community College, University of Hawai’i (Voyager)

Bestsellers Collection
All Fall Down: Book One of Embassy Row by Ally Carter (Voyager)
The Autoimmune Solution: Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory –Symptoms and Diseases by Amy Myers (Voyager)51akGWxnrVL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_
Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger (Voyager)
Fairest by Marissa Meyer (Voyager)
The Forgotten Girls by Sara Blaedel (Voyager)
Gateway to Freedom: the Hidden History of the Underground Railroad by Eric Foner (Voyager)
Mind Change: How Digital Technologies are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains by Susan Greenfield (Voyager)
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (Voyager)
Nuns of Sant’Ambrogio: a True Story by Hubert Wolf (Voyager)
Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film by Patton Oswalt (Voyager)

February 11, 2015
by Ralph Toyama

The Library Back-Up Website

For the rare occasion when a technical problem makes the library website unavailable, we have a back-up website on an off-campus server. It has links to the special research databases and online information resources that the library subscribes to.

Visit and bookmark the page at , or do an Internet search for “leeward library backup”.

February 3, 2015

Libguide on GMOs.

Are you interested in GMOs and the resources offered by the Library that cover the topic? Do you assign work to your students about GMOs? If so, this handy guide is for you! In it, you’ll find relevant books & DVDs at Leeward CC and throughout the UH-system, ebooks that can be read from any computer with an Internet connection, and online databases that will provide you with a multitude of articles about GMOs.

Check it out yourself!

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Libguides are a fantastic resource for you and your students. If you’d like a Libguide to be made for your class or on a particular topic, please email

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