Meet the Author
Hawaii Public Library Press Release
Meet Molokai author Gaellen Quinn in a free presentation at the Molokai
Public Library on Wednesday, August 12 at 6 p.m.
Quinn, author of "The Last Aloha" (2009), will discuss her new novel which creates a moving, vivid picture of a vanished time – the final days of the Hawaiian monarchy when descendents of American missionaries plotted to topple the throne. Set in 19th century Hawaii, "The Last Aloha" suggests that there are certain powers more effective than political and material
powers, which can restore the human spirit in a turbulent world.
In 2008, "The Last Aloha" was a Texas manuscript winner in historical
fiction in the Texas Writers' League contest.
This one-hour presentation is recommended for adults, and will include a
Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.
For more information, please call the Molokai Public library during its normal hours at (808) 553-1765.