Kono’s to host writers’ event

Gaia Best Productions along with Kono’s On The Green in Kihei will present Writing from the Heart . . . Maui’s first annual Writers, Readers & Lovers of Writing Symposium on Aug. 7 at Kono’s On the Green in Kihei.

The event will open at 9 a.m. and close after a question-and-answer panel discussion at 7 p.m.

The guest speaker for this event is Sharon Frame, a former CNN anchor and author of “LeadHERship,” according to a news release.

Four resident authors being featured include: Bernard Foong, author of “A Harem Boy’s Saga”; Shalandra Abbey, reiki master and author of “Living a Life of Reiki”; Danielle Marie Bergan, author of “It’s Always Okay To Be Me: A Journey of Recovering Lost Hope”; and Gaia Best, author of “A Photographic Journey, The Island of Maui.”

Kono’s will provide meals throughout the event.

Tickets are $30 in advance or $50 at the door. For more information, call Gaia Best Productions at 879-9922 or email gaiabest@aol.com.