1950s
1974    1980s
The old " Yoshiura Store "
(Pictures from its opening in the 1930s up through the end of the 1980s)

last updated 7/16/2014

   
TALK STORY BOOKSTORE

SINCE 2004


Kauai's Largest New, Secondhand & Out-of-Print Bookstore and the Most Diverse Selection on Kauai!

THIRTEEN-Time Award Winner!

The Western-Most Bookstore in the United States!






3785 Hanapepe Road
PO Box 770
Hanapepe, Kaua'i, HI 96716
(808) 335 - 6469
TalkStoryBooks@hotmail.com

   

Looking for bookstores on Kauai? Here we are! We specialize in a diverse and ever-growing selection of over 80,000 new, fine used, rare, and out-of-print books, as well as locally-made gifts, vintage & Hawaiian LP & 45 vinyl records, vintage sheet music & songbooks, Hawaiian Slack Key & Ukulele lesson courses, and much more!

Check out some of our inventory on our Amazon.com page:
CLICK HERE FOR BOOKS!


   

GET STORE CREDIT WITH YOUR USED BOOKS!
Bring in any books that you are done with and get an in-store credit value for use in the store!

HAWAII RESIDENTS -- ASK ABOUT THE LOCAL DISCOUNT!

WE SHIP BOOKS HOME!
Regardless of where you live, we can ship any books you purchase, either Standard or Priority Mail!

Shirt-Shorts-Shoes/Sandals Required for Everyone


We Accept All Major Credit Cards

   
Food, Music, Vendors, Fun & Live Entertainment
every week during the
Hanapepe Friday Night Festival & Art Walk from 5:30pm-9:30pm!

Hours of Operation:

Monday - 10am to 5pm
Tuesday - 10am to 5pm
Wednesday - 10am to 5pm
Thursday - 10am to 5pm
Friday - 10am to 9:30pm
Saturday - 12pm to 5pm
Sunday - 1pm to 5pm


Talk Story Bookstore is a member of:



We are also a ticket outlet for:





Please Check Out Our Articles!

The New York Times - 36 Hours in Kauai - Talk Story #1 Stop (12/8/2013)
(2009-2013 articles coming soon...)
Kaua'i Business Report - Chamber Section - Ho'okela Award - Mention (11/2009)
Garden Island Newspaper - Ho'okela Award Mention (10/25/2009)
Hawai'i State Senate & House of Representatives - Ho'okela Award Recognition (10/15/2009)
Retail Merchants of Hawai'i - Ho'okela Award & Event Materials - Feature (10/15/2009)
Garden Island Newspaper - Retailer of the Year Finalists Feted at Event - Mention (10/11/2009)
Lonely Planet Guidebook - Kaua'i - Mention (9/2009)
Garden Island Newspaper - Talk Story is Exception to the Rule - Feature (8/2/2009)
Orange County Register - Travel Hawaii Article - Feature (2/22/2009)
Jama Rattigan's Alphabet Soup - Online Article (1/16/2009)
Kaua'i People (Island News) - Biz of the Week Article (11/2008)
Waimea Theater Preview Ad (1/2008)
Higashi Honganji Hawaii District Calendar (3/2006)
AAA Via Magazine Article Mention (1-2/2006)
Garden Island Newspaper - Thank You/Year Anniversary (11/16/2005)
Garden Island Newspaper - Hanapepe Hot Spot (7/29/2005)
Garden Island Newspaper Calendar - Gallery Opening (7/21/2005)
Garden Island Newspaper - Gallery Grand Opening (7/20/2005)
Hawaiian Airlines Travel Magazine Article Mention (5-6/2005)
Kaua'i Business News Report Article (3/2005)
Garden Island Newspaper - Grand Opening Article (11/5/2004)


Some of the awards "Talk Story Bookstore" has received:

 
 
   




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watercolor by Frank Ducote

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Owned and Operated by Cynthia & Ed Justus