Nominations open for state poet laureate

HONOLULU — After the state Legislature passed a joint resolution in support of establishing a Hawai‘i State Poet Laureate Program, the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and the Hawai‘i State Public Library System have been working together to get the program up and running, with the goal of announcing a new Hawai‘i state poet laureate in 2023.