Bruno Mars Concert & More Celebrity News

HAWAII’S OWN Bruno Mars returns home for two amazing shows … Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, at Blaisdell Arena! Tickets go on sale Monday at Blaisdell Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at We’ve been working on this since Bruno’s sold-out 2010 Arena concert … Great to have him back again …

Bruno’s dad, Pete Hernandez, is working on a book titled From Brooklyn to Bruno, to be released very soon. Keep your eyes peeled at your favorite bookstore or on your favorite online e-reader …


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Aidan James | Photos from Tom Moffatt

Another Hawaii star, Aidan James, has released his very first single, titled One of the Ones … Three versions, including a club mix, are available on iTunes. ‘Grats, Aidan, on the first of many to come! …

It’s quite a hoot to see Ashlee Simpson making the tabloids in Los Angeles for wearing an outfit with Hawaiian designs. She visited Maui a few weeks ago, where she answered boyfriend Evan Ross‘s marriage proposal with a resounding “Yes!”

Ross, whose mother is legendary songstress Diana Ross, is over-the-moon in love with his new fiancĂ©e and is happily sharing his feelings for her all over Twitter …

Singer Songwriter Soup, a music mixer that happens every final Friday of each month at Chinatown’s Mercury Bar, will feature StefMUZIC, Erin Smith, Bisco Mondal and The Nett

This week in 1999: We present Janet Jackson during her “Velvet Rope Tour” before a crowd of 38,000 fans – the largest audience for a musical event at Aloha Stadium. Janet’s crowd-pleasing performance includes hits like Let’s Wait Awhile, Again, Escapade, When I Think Of You, Miss You Much, Love Will Never Do, Any Time, Any Place, Black Cat, Rhythm Nation, That’s The Way Love Goes and Together Again. The opening act is

98 Degrees. Ticket prices are $65, $45 and $35. Fun fact: One of Janet’s dancers is local boy Gil Duldulao … And the No. 1 record is All I Have To Give by Boyz II Men

Poi Boy on the Radio! Listen to Uncle Tom every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon on Hawaii’s Kool Gold 107.9!