Event of the Week:

Check out the Mission Houses Museum’s new exhibition Alphabet Soup: Literacy, Language & Learning. This family-friendly exhibit illustrates the history of the Hawaiian alphabet through early printed works, objects from their permanent collection, the printing press, and original art books.

The exhibit launches February 13, but the evening before on February 12 from 3 to 8 pm the public is welcome to the opening event featuring food, music (including Hawaiian alphabet songs), and demonstrations of their historic Ramage Printing Press.

Families, history buffs, early readers, and bibliophiles gather and rejoice about the craftsmanship of books!

Where: Chamberlain House Galleries,
Mission Houses Museum, Honolulu

When: February 12, 3 to 8 pm (exhibit runs 2/13 – 6/13, 2009)