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A New Home for Honolulu’s Oldest Bookstore

Revolution Books
Revolution Books

Honolulu’s oldest bookstore is settling into a new home.

For almost 40 years- Revolution Books has carried literature for UH Students as well as in political science, women’s studies, and workers’ rights. The little store has served as a community center as well – hosting discussions, poetry readings, and small concerts.

But earlier this year a backlog of debt almost closed its doors – and prompted a crowd funding campaign which collected more than ten-thousand-dollars. Now, rising rent has forced the shop to move to a new location on the 2nd floor of University Square. Carolyn Hadfield is the General Manager of Revolution Books. 

Revolution Books is hosting a re-opening celebration this Sunday at 1pm until 5pm.

More information can be found at Revolution Books website.

Nick Yee’s passion for music developed at an early age, as he collected jazz and rock records pulled from dusty locations while growing up in both Southern California and Honolulu. In college he started DJing around Honolulu, playing Jazz and Bossa Nova sets at various lounges and clubs under the name dj mr.nick. He started to incorporate Downtempo, House and Breaks into his sets as his popularity grew, eventually getting DJ residences at different Chinatown locations. To this day, he is a fixture in the Honolulu underground club scene, where his live sets are famous for being able to link musical and cultural boundaries, starting mellow and building the audience into a frenzy while steering free of mainstream clichés.
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