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Tom Moffatt

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SPOTTED … Bette Midler and husband Martin von Haselberg having a pleasant chat with First Honolulu Securities stockbroker Greg Kowal this past Tuesday at a table in the Pioneer Plaza lobby walkway …

Huge congrats to Willie K, Eric Gilliom, Brian Kohne and the rest of the ohana behind the comedy film Get A Job, which won the Best Music Score-Soundtrack award at the 2013 Kingston Film Festival in New York …

The 11th annual Hawaii Woman Expo at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall this weekend once again hosts the popular “Celebrities and their Pets” fashion show … only this year the swank swag is on the pets, not their people. Visit the expo Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. to see Taimane Gardner, Justin Cruz, Aidan James and a host of Hawaii notables strut their stuff on behalf of the Oahu SPCA’s pet adoption outreach … You might even find a forever friend while attending! …

Manoa Valley Theatre opens its 45th anniversary season next Thursday (Sept. 12) with the rock musical The Toxic Avenger, adapted from the cult classic movie of the same name.

The score, by playwright Joe DiPietro and Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan, includes fan-favorite numbers such as Thank God She’s Blind, Choose Me, Oprah! and Hot Toxic Love. The feel-good, hilariously appealing production runs through Sept. 29 … For show times and tickets, call 988-6131 or go to …

This week in 1971: Stevie Wonder makes his Hawaii debut in a two-night stand at HIC Arena as part of the entertainment for “The 50th State Fair,” held in the HIC parking lot (long before there was ever a parking structure). Backed by a nine-piece band and three female backup singers, Stevie’s exciting show includes Uptight, I Was Made To Love Her, For Once In My Life, My Cherie Amour, Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday; Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours and his latest hit, If You Really Love Me. Showtimes are 7 and 9:30 p.m., with tickets costing $2! … And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Go Away Little Girl by Donnie Osmond

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