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Duncan Kamakana, Rainbeau Mars and Billy V – Celebrity News

CAN’T WAIT TO see Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa trading tips and opinions with Bristol and Willow Palin, daughters of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, on Celebrity Wife Swap, airing this Sunday on ABC. Joan will appear in comedy concert July 3 at Blaisdell Concert Hall, with tickets now on sale …

Local boy Duncan Kamakana, recent contender on The Voice and popular for his Burger King commercials, currently is working on releasing his debut album later this year. There’s talk of special features of other The Voice contenders on his album, as well as local favorites. Visit duncankamakana.com for more info and to help Duncan fund his album …

Bride-to-be Rainbeau Mars, yoga and holistic health guru, caused quite a firestorm with her “wedding prep” cleanse request for her Kauai wedding to Hollywood business agent Michael Karlin. Wanting her guests to feel and look their best on her big day, Mars’ wedding invitation included a three-week pre-wedding detox diet …

The much-anticipated Godzilla sequel begins production next month in the heart of Waikiki, at the Honolulu Airport parking lot and Secret Beach at Kualoa Ranch.

The iconic monster roars ashore in Waikiki, creating mayhem and panic to as many as 600 extras trying to escape its radioactive fury. The scene sounds incredible: a beach bar featuring groups of people socializing, then running from the approaching Godzilla-caused tsunami. Debris from the tidal wave and its aftermath will be on fire along Waikiki Beach …

Hot Radio: Billy V and Mele Apana‘s new morning show on Hawaiian 105 KINE debuts this Monday (June 24) and airs Mondays through Saturdays from 5:30 to 10 a.m. Called Na’au, it’ll feature lots of laughs and interesting issues …

This week in 2002: The Rock comes home! Local boy Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson headlines WWE’s “Tour of Defiance” main event at Blaisdell Arena. It’s Dwayne’s Hawaii wrestling debut … the event sells out in four hours! He leaves the crowd happy, defeating Chris “Y2J” Jericho with a hold called “The People’s Elbow.” The Rock tells me that coming home for this event is the biggest thing he’s ever done … Fun fact: The Rock made it into the current Reader’s Digest listing of “The 100 Most Trusted People in America Today,” at No. 54 … the only other local boy to make the list trails The Rock at No. 65 … Barack Obama. And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Foolish by Ashanti

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