Hoku’s going to Honolulu!

Start Date: February 18, 2017
End Date: February 18, 2017
Time: 11am - 1pm

Location: Waikiki Aquarium
Address: 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815

Contact: Mary Lou
Phone: (808) 923-9741 ext. 6

Storytime & Crafts

  Saturday 4th February, 11.30 a.m:    MAUI OCEAN CENTER:  Hawaii's author/illustrator Gill McBarnet will read her  newest book "Hoku the Seal's Three Wishes" in the HAWAIIANS AND THE SEA section of the aquarium, to be followed by an autograph session in the Ocean Treasure Gift Shop at Noon. In addition to a Monk Seal crafting session with a Maui Ocean Center naturalist!

Start Date: February 04, 2017
End Date: February 04, 2017
Time: 11:30am

Location: Maui Ocean Center
Address: 192 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793

Contact: Lily at (808) 270-7093 or Jean at (808) 270-7061

Story time in Lahaina

Start Date: December 11, 2016
End Date: December 11, 2016
Time: Noon

Location: Barnes & Noble Lahaina
Address: 325 Keawe #101 Lahaina Lahaina, HawaiiPhone: Call (808) 662-1300

Maui Book Launch

Start Date: December 04, 2016
End Date: December 04, 2016
Time: Noon

Location: Maui Ocean Treasures @ Maui Ocean Center
Address: 192 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793

Storytime at Ala Moana

Start Date: December 03, 2016
End Date: December 03, 2016
Time: 11:30am

Location: Barnes & Noble || Ala Moana
Address: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. STE 1272 Honolulu, HI 96814 Phone: 808-949-7307

Story time + Meet & Greet

Start Date: December 02, 2016
End Date: December 02, 2016
Time: 4:30pm

Location: Bookends
Address: 600 Kailua Road, Ste 126, Kailua || Oahu, Hawaii

Gill’s New Book Launch

Start Date: December 02, 2016
End Date: December 02, 2016
Time: 11am

Location: Waikiki Aquarium
Address: 2777 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815

Tune in to Honolulu TV Interviews

Start Date: December 02, 2016
End Date: December 02, 2016
Time: 6am

Location: KHON2 & Hawaii News Now
Address: ... from the comfort of your home sweet home!

2nd Annual Ocean Theme Halloween

Hee-hee... balloons, age-appropriate stories and



 Barnes & Noble, Lahaina's 2nd Annual


  for little ones/keiki 0 – 8 years old

         Sunday 30th October at noon:   day before Halloween!

                   Call Jennifer or Cindy for details: (808) 662-1300

  Whether you come dressed as a mermaid, sailor, pirate, clown fish, turtle, “whatever” - come join us again – and local author Gill McBarnet will read her “rascal” shark book:  The Shark Who Learned a Lesson. “Mama Mermaid” will be with us again, and we'll have music and a DRESS-UP BOX, for those kids in the store who are not “dressed up”.

Start Date: October 30, 2016
End Date: October 30, 2016
Time: Noon to 2pm

Location: Barnes & Noble Lahaina

Contact: Jennifer or Cindy
Phone: (808) 662-1300

TURTLE TIME in Lahaina, Maui!

Come dressed as a turtle (if you want!) and get ready to "Talk Turtles" at  Barnes & Noble's STORY TIME on Saturday the 6th of March in Lahaina.
Gill will start TURTLE TIME by reading one of her turtle books:  THE BRAVE LITTLE TURTLE - and after a discussion on Hawaii's Green turtle, there will be turtle-themed activities for children, 2 (or younger!)  - 8 years of age.
Little ones:   bring your moms, dads, aunties or tutus.  Listen to the adventure of Nani and Lono the baby turtles, and learn about our gentle turtle friends who lay their eggs in Hawaii's warm, sandy beaches.

Start Date: March 05, 2016
End Date: March 05, 2016
Time: 11am

Location: Barnes & Noble Lahaina
Address: 325 Keawe #101 Lahaina, Maui

Contact: Jennifer or Cindy
Phone: (808)-662-1300

Whale of a Time!! || Maui Ocean Center

We've had some amazing whale-sightings this year, and to celebrate our Humpback whale visitors:  Gill will be at Maui Ocean Center's "Story Time" on Saturday the 27th February at 11.30 a.m. to read from her best selling first book THE WHALE WHO WANTED TO BE SMALL.  Coloring activity to follow, and an autograph session at the Ocean Treasures Gift Shop at noon.

Start Date: February 27, 2016
End Date: February 27, 2016
Time: 11:30am

Location: Maui Ocean Center
Address: 192 Ma'alaea Road, Wailuku HI 96793

Contact: Sandy or Kim
Phone: (808) 270-7069

Honolulu Autograph Session || Barnes & Noble

Hawaii's much loved children's classic, The Goodnight Gecko - is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Author / Illustrator Gill McBarnet will be at the ALA MOANA store on Saturday 5th December from 11:30 am - 12:30pm, to sign her commemorative books, with Anniversary foil stamp and sparkles in the moon and stars. 

Start Date: December 05, 2015
End Date: December 05, 2015
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Location: Barnes & Noble||Ala Moana
Address: 1450 Ala Moana Blvd #1272, Honolulu, HI 96814

Contact: IPO or JAY
Phone: (808)-944-3155

Honolulu TV Interviews

Gill will be interviewed about Goodnight Gecko's 25th Anniversary on KHON Channel 2 (khon2.com) at 6:15am on Friday December 4th || Hawaii News Now (hawaiinewsnow.com) Channel 8 at 7:40am on Friday December 4th -- Channels 8, 88, 1008.  

Start Date: December 04, 2015
End Date: December 04, 2015
Time: 6:15am || 7:40am

Location: KHON Channel 2 || Hawaii News Now

Goodnight Gecko || From the Page to the Stage

The GOODNIGHT GECKO “crew” will be interviewed by Bill Best on his Thanksgiving show for “Off the Record”:   AKAKU Radio, Channel 88.5 from 11 – Noon, Tuesday 24th November 2015.  The recording of the show will be re-played on Wednesday 26th, Thanksgiving Day, and Friday 27th November.   Those interviewed:  Donna Breedon (MAPA Director), Andrea Perkins (Music and Dance Director), Gill McBarnet (author/illustrator of “The Goodnight Gecko”), Makeda Wilmeth (Little Gecko) and Pumpkin Gullermo (Mama Gecko).

Start Date: November 24, 2015
End Date: November 27, 2015
Time: 11am - Noon

Location: "Off the Record" with Bill Best || Akaku Radio, Channel 88.5

Marine Theme Halloween Event at Barnes & Noble

Calling all mermaids, turtles, whales, dolphins, sharks, pirates - any "marine theme" characters! Gill will be at Barnes & Noble in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii for "Storytime" and a pre-Halloween dress-up Parade and Contest for little ones 0 - 6 years old, on Saturday 24th October 2015.  Story at 11 a.m. followed by a PARADE through the store and CONTEST in the spacious History section of the store.  There will be PRIZES for each age group, so if you're on Maui a week before Halloween, please join us!  Call Suzi at (808) 662-1300 for details.

Start Date: October 24, 2015
End Date: October 24, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Barnes & Noble
Address: 325 Keawe St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761

Contact: Suzi
Phone: (808) 662-1300