​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​coming up

next luncheon meeting

​Wednesday, September 6, 11:30a.m. - 1:30p.m.

The Pacific Club, 1451 Queen Emma Street, Honolulu




   Members and Friends: $30
   Member: A dues-paying member of the National League of American Pen Women
   Friend: A person who has applied for Friend status and supports the Honolulu Pen Women with an annual, tax-deductible, donation
   Guest/Other: $32
   Late Fee: $5

ATTENTION: Payments received after the deadline will be charged a $5 late fee in addition to the regular charge. If bringing a guest, please list the name(s) on your registration form.  

RESERVATIONS: Send your check to Baerbel Miller, 933 Kapoho Place, Honolulu, HI 96825. Please indicate your status (Member, Friend, Guest), the number attending, and names of any guests you may be bringing.

Reservations made after the deadline must pay a late fee of $5.00. If you cancel BEFORE the deadline, your check will be shredded. It will not be applied to the next meeting.

NO REFUNDS or CREDITS for no-shows or cancellations after the deadline.
If you’re worried about mailing your check too close to the deadline, please contact Baerbel Miller, to give her a heads-up. Phone: 396-9324, Email: gigibarbel@yahoo.com. Leave your name and phone number (and if applicable, the names of your guests).

Luncheon meetings

delectable detours


Art exhibition

writers' conference

writing competition

  • ​​Every first Wednesday, 11:30a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from January through May, and September through October. All meetings feature fascinating presenters and presentations related to literary, visual, and performing arts. 

  • ​Throughout the year, interested Pen Women gather together to attend cultural events, preceded by a delicious meal near the theater or concert venue. Frequency of the outings depends the event and level of interest. Check here for upcoming Delectable Detours.

  • ​In the spring or early summer of every odd-numbered year, Pen Women Honolulu sponsors a juried art show featuring artwork of our members. Cash awards are offered. The next show is June 1-July 9, 2017 at Honolulu Country Club. Details here.

  • ​In the spring of every even-numbered year, Pen Women Honolulu sponsors a writers' conference for members and the public, featuring distinguished authors and hands-on workshops. Conference is held at Iolani School. Next writers' conference is April 2018.

  • ​The Lorin Tarr Gill biennial writing competition (every even-numbered year) is open to all writers of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Cash awards are offered in each category. Click here for most recent winners.

​​PLAN AHEAD! Mark your calendar:

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​NLAPW ​Honolulu presents our


June 1-July 9, 2017

Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu Street, Honolulu HI 96818

​Click here for details



​​​​​​​​​​Marine biologist, novelist, newspaper columnist, and author of Call Me Captain, Susan Scott's presentations are always engaging, informative, and entertaining.

​Details coming soon.

​​​​​​​​national league of American pen women

Honolulu branch