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”
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JASNA Hawai`i returned to Orchids at the Halekulani for an elegant afternoon tea on Saturday. Orchids proved very popular with last year’s attendees, as service was excellent and the setting nothing short of magnificent.
A small group of JASNA Hawai`i members met at the home of Paula Nakayama for a Jane Austen Trivia Tea. Paula provided a wonderful tea buffet, and we had some fun playing various trivia games revolving around Jane Austen’s life, her novels, and her characters. Mahalo to Paula for her generosity in hosting this event.
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”
Cinema Outing: Love and Friendship
Several members attended the Hawai`i International Film Festival’s screening of new film Love and Friendship, which, despite the title, is based on Lady Susan, at Dole Cannery Theatres. JASNA Hawai`i members will be attending the single showing in a small group.
JASNA President Claire Bellanti visits Hawai‘i
JASNA President Claire Bellanti lectured at the University of Hawai‘i and the Hawai`i State Public Library. The visit was covered in an October 22, 2015 feature article in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. 32 people attended the Friday UH lecture and an overflow standing room only crowd of 85 came to the Saturday lecture at the StateContinue reading “JASNA President Claire Bellanti visits Hawai‘i”