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Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association features Daughters of Fire

During Tom's recent Oʻahu book tour, Greg Keast of the Hawaiʻi Book Publishers Association videotaped an interview with Tom about his Hawaiʻi novel. The video is featured on their homepage at on Youtube at

Lively March book tour on Oʻahu!

Tom read from Daughters of Fire and signed copies of the novel March 13-17 at four Oʻahu venues, including an Oʻahu book club, the Kapolei Public Library, Barnes & Noble’s Kahala Mall store, and at Hawaiʻi’s oldest bookstore, Revolution Books in Honolulu. The Barnes & Noble event was cosponsored with the Pacific Writers Connection ( as a bookfair to raise funds for the nonprofit literary organization.

Tom on Oʻahu March 13, 16 and 17

Tom will read from Daughters of Fire at three public events on Oʻahu—in Kapolei on March 13 and in Honolulu on the weekend of March 16 and 17.  For details please see the poster below or check out Koa Book’s Facebook link here:  Facebook Events Page

Tom will also meet privately with a Honolulu book club that chose Daughters of Fire for their monthly selection.

Packed house at Kona Library Book Club!

About three dozen people attended a lively discussion of Daughters of Fire at the monthly meeting of the Kona Library Book Club on Tuesday morning, February 19th. The longstanding group met on the lanai of the Kailua-Kona library. The novel is wildly popular among Hawaiʻi's library readers, who wait weeks for one of the state's many copies to become available.

Daughters of Fire makes Kauaʻi debut

Tom visited Kauaʻi from January 23 to January 29 to introduce his novel to Kauaʻi residents and visitors. He kicked off the book tour with three interviews on Kauaʻi’s legendary community radio station KKCR, which stirred a number of people to come to the readings. Mahalo to Kaʻiulani and Donovan, hosts of “Songs of Sovereignty”; Tracey, host of the “Kauaʻi Vibrations” program; and Jonathan and Dave, hosts of the “Out of the Box” drive-time show.  Tom then did three readings and book signings—in Hanapepe, Kapaʻa and Kilauea.

Tom to Read in Volcano January 12

Tom will read at Volcano Garden Arts gallery at a Saturday evening gala hosted by Ira Ono. The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. on January 12th at this celebrated Volcano Village landmark. Light refreshments will be served. The gallery is located at 19-3834 Old Volcano Road. For more information visit or call 967-7216.  


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