Iolani Palace Signing a Success!

Mahalo to everyone who turned out for our signing at Iolani Palace May 31! Lots of classmates from Rap’s ‘68 Punahou Class came by along with many other friends and fans. Charlie Timtim, who starred in both of the Honolulu Theatre for Youth productions of “Rap’s Hawaii” also stopped by and gave me a kukui lei, because the book is “enlightening people about Rap.” Below is a pic of Charlie and a clip from his interview for the book, “Paradise to Paradise: The Rap Reiplinger Story.” The Palace gift shop has signed copies of Rap’s biography in stock, along with DVD copies of “Rap’s Hawaii.”

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Actor Charlie Timtim at Iolani Palace book signing

Actor Charlie Timtim at Iolani Palace book signing

At about :18 seconds into the video, watch a rainbow appear over Charlie's head as he talks about audience reactions to the HTY productions of "Rap's Hawaii," especially older fans, when they enjoyed the show in libraries across the state.