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Aloha ‘Oe, Bernadette Bayot Hernandez – Celebrity News

WE BID A solemn Aloha ‘Oe to Bernadette Bayot Hernandez, mother of Bruno Mars, who recently passed away. I always will remember her fondly … she would beam with pride whenever Bruno took the stage, especially at his sold-out December 2010 show at Blaisdell Arena …

Maui native Destin Daniel Cretton‘s film Short Term 12, which won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the South by Southwest Film Festival, will be part of the Maui Film Festival this Sunday at 6 p.m.

The film won’t be available in theaters until Aug. 23 … Fun fact: Destin grew up in Haiku and graduated from Maui High School and Maui Community College …

Congrats to Gossip singer/songwriter Beth Ditto, who tied the knot June 1 with Hawaii-born soul mate Kristen Ogata

Joji Yoshida‘s latest venture, Calista House, has wrapped filming and is now in post-production. Scheduled for release this October, it stars Glenn Plummer … you’ll remember him from Saw II .. . and Terry Bookhart of Truth Seekers fame …

Here’s a great idea for Father’s Day: Bring Dad to see Jose Dynamite‘s Father’s Day Comedy Show, also starring funny friends Fernando Pacheco, Jhonny Rox-Hollywood and Peter Austin. Show starts at noon and includes a Tanioka’s lunch bento at the Taladega Room at Podium Raceway! For tickets and info, call 682-7223 …

Celebrate the Fourth of July and enjoy the 8:30 p.m. fireworks from Signature Prime Steak & Seafood, now open atop Ala Moana Hotel in Aaron’s former location. Dinner packages are limited and reasonably priced at $75 per person for signature pupu, food stations and live entertainment. Visit signatureprimesteak.com for its menu and info …

This week in 1972: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles perform before a sell-out crowd at the HIC Arena, one of the stops on their “Farewell Tour.” At the end of the tour, Smokey will leave the group for a solo career. Their performance that night includes Tears Of A Clown, I Second That Emotion, Ooo Baby Baby, Shop Around, The Tracks Of My Tears, Mickey’s Monkey and Going To A Go-Go … it earns them a standing ovation. Ticket prices are $6, $5.50, $4.50 and $3.50 … and the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Song Sung Blue by Neil Diamond

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