Saturday: Author discusses memoir of life in Hawaii at library


Menlo Park author Bill Fernandez will sign and discuss his recent memoir, "Rainbows over Kapa'a," at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, at the Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., in the downstairs meeting room.

In his book, Mr. Fernandez not only tells the tale of his family's history, but also of the history of the polyglot plantation town where he grew up on the Hawaiian island of Kaui.

The former mayor of Sunnyvale, Mr. Fernandez is a retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who has been writing a series of historical novels from the indigenous Hawaiian point of view. Go to for more information on Mr. Fernandez and his latest book.

The program is supported by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library. Free van service is available for Menlo Park seniors and people with disabilities.

For more information or to schedule transportation, call 330-2512.

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