Halekulani Tea 2019

Our 2019 Belated Birthday Tea, on February 2 at Orchids at the Halekulani in Waikiki, was a great success and enjoyed by all. We were especially privileged to have visitors from the Portland, Oregon JASNA region. In a lively round of Jane Austen Volleyball, the Emma team triumphed over the Elizabeth team by a scoreContinue reading “Halekulani Tea 2019”

Reading Group opens with Persuasion

Our reading group kicked off on September 23, 2017, at the Sinclair Library on the UH Manoa campus. Member Cheryl Ernst led a fascinating discussion on Persuasion. Attendance was excellent and it was a very enjoyable afternoon. The next meeting of the reading group will be on the afternoon of Saturday, January 6, 2018, inContinue reading “Reading Group opens with Persuasion”

Return to Halekulani

Our annual tea—the third at Halekulani’s Orchid’s restaurant—was a great success! We enjoyed great conversation, a wonderful tea service, and a lively round of Jane Austen volleyball. Many thanks to all who attended, and watch for our photo in the next JASNA News. Coming up on April 7 is our next reading group meeting featuringContinue reading “Return to Halekulani”

Jane at the Beach

When the editors of JASNA News contacted us looking for a Jane-related “summer beach reading” photo, visiting San Diego Regional Coordinator Jeanne Talbot volunteered to be the model. A version of this photo, taken at Kuhio Beach, will be on the cover of the next JASNA News. She is reading an edition of JASNA’s annualContinue reading “Jane at the Beach”

Talbot Talks Cult of Sensibility

Special guest Jeanne Talbot, the Regional Coordinator for JASNA San Diego, gave a small group of us a presentation on “The Cult of Sensibility” as background for a better understanding of Sense and Sensibility. It was a fascinating talk and lead to lively discussion over delicious refreshments provided by a generous and thoughtful JASNA Hawai`iContinue reading “Talbot Talks Cult of Sensibility”