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Hawaii’s entertainment guide – TV listings, arts & stage,movies

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Tony Orlando, Michelle Wie and more Entertainment News
WE’RE EAGERLY AWAITING the next season of Hawaii Five-0 to begin, and have heard some buzz that legendary comedian and actress Carol Burnett will return...

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // Benny’s Back
Local boy Benny Rietveld takes a break from pounding out bass lines with Carlos Santana this week to reunite with members of Topaz, a late-’70s,...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Pretty Little Liars, Thor: The Dark World and more
Pretty Little Liars stars Ashley Benson and Shay Mitchell, better known as Hannah and Emily, hit the beach in Hawaii on vacation. The gal pals...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Lacquer From Sap To Treasure
On a trip to Myanmar (Burma) several years ago, while visiting my umpteenth stupa, I was once again bombarded by street children selling their wares....

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // It’s Hawaiian Time
The last time we heard anything new from contemporary Hawaiian music hitmakers Hawaiian Style Band, Bill Clinton was in the middle of his impeachment trial,...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Tony Orlando, miss A Suzy, La Toya Jackson and more
IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN it in the local news, Tony Orlando, who’s in concert this Sunday (July 6) at Blaisdell Concert Hall, recently took time...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Mobile Gallery
You’ve seen it around town. It’s a bird, it’s a truck … no wait, it’s a bird on a truck. The large, moving canvas, packed...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Darkness This Way Comes
While reading local author Jonathan Moore’s first novel, a sci-fi horror-thriller and Bram Stoker Award nominee called Redheads (2013), a sense of dread struck me...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // SOJA, Pat Sajak, Joe Moore and more Entertainment News
HAWAII FAVORITE SOJA returns for an island tour capped by a concert Aug. 30 at Waikiki Shell! Michael Franti, who joined them on their latest...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Nicole Scherzinger, Go Jimmy Go and More Entertainment News
YOWZA! LOCAL GIRL Nicole Scherzinger‘s new video is hot, hot, hot, and includes fire dancers and Nicole in various bikinis on the beach! The song...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Say Hello To The Sultry & Playful
When I first heard about burlesque in Hawaii a few years ago, I wondered what exactly happens during such a show. Then, in early May,...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Lupita Nyong’o, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and More
WE’VE LOST ONE of the original “Poi Boys,” Tom Rounds, who passed away last week in Los Angeles. Known as “TR,” Tom set a world...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Authentic Slant To Fictional Japan
I haven’t seen a classic, full-scale rendition of The Mikado, but I did see a Punahou production several years back and was instantly taken with...

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // All That Glitters Is Gold For Singer
Fresh off yet another Hoku victory, Natalie Ai Kamauu prefers basking in the light of her ‘shadow’ these days Songstress Natalie Ai Kamauu has this...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Karina Smirnoff, Maks Chmerkovskiy, Natalie Nunn and more
THERE’S NOTHING FUNNY about this guy’s money … With an estimated net worth of $820 million, comedian Jerry Seinfeld tops Wealth-X’s list of the world’s...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // Making Waves For Our Ocean
It’s no longer Save Our Whales, but Save Our Oceans. While the sea might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Chris Pratt, Nick Cannon and More Entertainment News
THE WIDELY ACCLAIMED movie Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, directed by Mike Myers, will premiere June 4 at the Maui Film Festival. One of...

Rasa Fournier
Art & Stage // When Learning Is Play
I recently visited the magnificent Spalding House grounds in Makiki Heights (526-1322, to watch museum staff guide 47 fifth-graders through Inquiring Finds: The Science...

Tom Moffatt
Uncle Tom's Gabbin // Brothers Cazimero, Mailani Makainai and more
ON A RECENT trip home, I purchased a daily Los Angeles Times at LAX Airport. Cost: a whopping $1.64! Arriving home, I picked up our...

Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // This Ukulele Duo Nails It
Thrilling audiences has become the norm for teenage fingerpicking sensations Honoka & Azita When you play the ukulele as fast and with as much energy...


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