Nearly two years after we started this journey, I can humbly say that in just a month’s time you’ll have a super funky (and super danceable) mix in your hands, plus a dope limited t-shirt, thanks to to good stewards at Fitted Hawaii.
I got to thinking again, but this time about what makes digging in Hawaii special. Following conversations with local collectors, here are my thoughts about record collecting in Hawaii.
The biggest used music and book sale in Honolulu is here, presented by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii. It isn’t the popular McKinley sale, but “Friends, Books, Music: […]
The annual Friends of the Library of Hawaii Music & Book Sale is January 19-21, 2013. Doors open at 9am everyday. Don’t remember last year’s event? Check out these photos…
As I mentioned earlier, the Hawaii Record Fair was a complete success. Music collectors from all over the island gathered to dig up long-time wants and new discoveries. Hell, some […]
The Hawaii Record Fair blew my expectations away. People of all ages packed the McKinley High School cafeteria. Record diggers filled every space possible at each vendor table. “I had to make a couple circles just to hit every table, cause it’s hard to find a spot at each vendor!” someone said.
Why are vinyl records important? When you play a record, the music soothes us in a way that digital can’t. Vinyl records have helped me find rewarding friendships. Vinyl records serve as historical documents of timely art, culture, and ideas. Read the full article to learn more.
I can’t wait for the Hawaii Record Fair on August 5th, 2012. Admission is $3. But, bring a friend along and it’s $5 for two people. Nice! Interested in selling? Volunteering? Hungry Ear owners Dennie and Ward are seeking your help. More info inside.
Every year, hundreds of books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl LPs and 7-inch singles fill the cafeteria at the Friends of the Library of Hawaii’s Annual McKinley Booksale, attracting thousands of book lovers and music collectors to the Honolulu high school grounds. It’s a blessing to spend time with fellow diggers at an event like this, talking records, comparing finds, and watching the crowd buzz about with books tucked under their arms because their handtrucks are packed full. Good times.
Monday’s blog post painted a vivid perspective of the the weekend music sale in Hawaii—thousands of dusty LPs on sale, collectors anxiously waiting to flip through wax, the Hawaiian sky […]