The Hawaii Book & Music Festival celebrates its 15th year in 2020 at an exciting new venue: the University of Hawaii Manoa campus. The family-friendly festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1; admission is free. Organizers plan to build upon the popular program and performance offerings by nearly doubling the number of pavilions and stages. Among the new programs and events are pavilions dedicated to presentations on sustainability and climate change, young adult and children's books, and new modes of storytelling. Evening concerts and a student fringe festival also are on the list of new events. Festival-goers also can look forward to ongoing music and hula performances on the Main Stage; a Keiki Stage dedicated to youth and youth performers; the Alana Hawaiian Culture pavilion; local and national author presentations and book-signings; a Barnes & Noble pop-up bookstore and other local book-sellers and publishers; and an internationally flavored assortment of food trucks and food vendors. The 2020 Hawaii Book & Music Festival is supported in part by generous support from Hawaii Tourism Authority, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Beneficiaries of this nonprofit festival are Hawaii Literacy and Read to Me International. Visit www.hawaiibookandmusicfestival.com for information.