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Photos: Hawaii Record Fair 2013

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Photos: Hawaii Record Fair 2013

The second annual Hawaii Record Fair was a full day of cruising with friends while browsing the thousands of LPs and 45s as well as CDs, cassettes and memorabilia.

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Jelly's 30th Birthday: Cause To Celebrate (And Spin Vinyl)

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Jelly's 30th Birthday: Cause To Celebrate (And Spin Vinyl)

This Saturday, June 15, is a very special day for Jelly's. The staple Honolulu music store turns 30—and to help celebrate, they've asked Aloha Got Soul and Oliver Twist to play for the masses as the sun goes down in Kaka‘ako.

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5 Thoughts on Record Collecting in Hawaii

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5 Thoughts on Record Collecting in 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.

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Insider Look: The 2013 FLH Music & Book Sale

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Insider Look: The 2013 FLH Music & Book Sale

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 SALE", as FLH dubs it. The event takes place at their Kakaako warehouse this weekend, January 19-21, 2013. Doors open at 9:00am. The FLH Kaka'ako Warehouse In this huge warehouse, FLH stores thousands of books, CDs, and records. And every year they open it up to the public for their annual sale—after hauling and sorting and pricing everything, of course. I spent the past two afternoons helping Dennis Chun,...

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Friends of the Library of Hawaii: 2013 Vinyl & Book Sale

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Friends of the Library of Hawaii: 2013 Vinyl & Book Sale

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...

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