May 4, 2022, 7:00 AM HST
* Updated on May 4 7:44 AM
Take home a free comic book and bookmark during “Free Comic Book Day” this Saturday at the public libraries of Kīhei, Lahaina, and Makawao, along with other libraries across the state.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, the event is giving away a free comic book and bookmark of your choice to any person with a valid card from the State of Hawaii Public Library System.
Choose from titles like “The Last Airbender & The Legend of Korra”, “Avengers/X-Men #1”, “Pokemon Journeys/Pokemon Adventures”, “Spider-man Venom #1”, “Stranger Things, Resident Alien” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Selection may vary by location.
Also take pictures with intergalactic heroes and villains. Costumed characters from the Pacific Outpost of the 501st Imperial Legion, Rebel Legion Hawai’i, and Costumers Guild of Hawai’i will appear in select libraries.
Participating public public libraries include:
- Maui: Kohei, Lahaina and Makawao
- O’ahu: ‘Aiea, Aina Haina, Hawai’i Kai, Hawai’i State Library, Kailua, Kalihi-Palama, Kapolei, Liliha, Mānoa, Mililani, Nānākuli, Salt Lake-Moanalua, Wahiawa, Waimanalo, and Waipahu
- Hawaii Island: Hilo and Kailua-Kona
- Kauaʻi: Hanapēpē and Princeville
For more information about “Free Comic Book Day”, visit the state library page here.