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Carol Chang

Waha Nui – 12/11/13

Cole Horibe

Cole Horibe

WCC graduate Dan Boland recently won a 2013 Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Series (The Voice). A Castle graduate, Dan has had a great touring career as lighting tech to the stars, ranging from Tori Amos and Eminem to Blue Man Group, Shakira and Alicia Keys … Temple Valley Dental Group has a new CadCam machine that’s making fine, permanent crowns for patients’ teeth in one visit. “We’re pretty excited about it,” says a rejuvenated David Brown, who trained with fellow dentist Jason Revestir on the computerized procedure: 1) numb, 2) scan, 3) manufacture and 4) install. They also can easily restore cracked teeth …

A veteran of Castle Performing Arts Center, 24-7 Danceforce and TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, Cole Horibe is now set to star as Bruce Lee in David Henry Hwang‘s world premiere Broadway drama, Kung Fu. It opens in February at New York’s Pershing Square Signature Center. According to, Cole’s “electrifying” martial arts and dance skills, raw acting talent and resemblance to the late icon made him an obvious choice …

Former Kaneohe theater couple Mark Lutwak and Y York have invited me via Facebook to their traditional Strudel Party Dec. 15 in Cincinnati. Maybe a virtual nibble is in my future … Each December, Pohai Nani lights up the Kaneohe hillside with its highrise sparkles. How many lights, you ask? New marketing and sales director Kelika Ishol says there are “more than 100,000″ lights on those long wires … If it’s not too late, you can catch pro entertainers Shari Lynn and Don Conover fill Pohai Nani’s renovated auditorium with music at 7 p.m. Dec. 9. And then May Shumway directs the Northshore Singers at 5 p.m. Dec. 10 at Kahuku Library …

Online fundraiser Kick-starter is helping launch a creative project by Kailua actress B.K. Cannon. Having been in front of the camera for a few years, the L.A.-based pro is producing a short film (Evelyn’s Wake), and her team needs $5,500 by Dec. 20 via … Hilary Burns says Valley of the Temples Memorial Park’s recent candlelight vigil raised $5,235 for Typhoon Haiyan victims … A seventh-grade English class at King needs a wireless keyboard. To help them out, call Kathie Wells of Community Helping Schools at 225-2621