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Tom Moffatt

Shakira, Manti Te’o, and Bradley Cooper more celebrity news

SPOTTED: the very sexy Shakira at the beach with Spanish footballer boyfriend Gerard Piqué. The superstar showed off her post-baby physique while indulging in a Hulakai canoe paddle and fishing expedition. This was also baby Milan‘s first trip to Hawaii … and we’re sure it won’t be his last…

Also spotted … shopping at Macy’s at Windward Mall … San Diego Chargers linebacker and local boy Manti Te’o

Bradley Cooper and girlfriend Suki Waterhouse arrived in Honolulu last week for a quick stay … no doubt for some pre-production of Cameron Crowe‘s Deep Tiki film which commences shooting on Oahu in September. Emma Stone also will star…

Parrot Head alert: Check out Jimmy Buffett‘s new single … Too Drunk To Karaoke

Director Tim Burton‘s latest project Big Eyes … a dramedy about artist Margaret Keane, a former Honolulu resident, will film on Oahu in early September … which means stars Amy Adams, who plays Keane, and Christoph Waltz, in the role of Keane’s husband Walter, will no doubt be spotted out and about town … It may seem an off topic for Burton, but Margaret’s good friend Peggy Buchwach says he owns several Keane paintings and is a fan …

News of funnyman and actor Mike Meyers‘ directorial debut with the documentary Supermensch has Hollywood and music industry types buzzing like crazy … and I’m very happy for my dear friend Shep Gordon, the subject of Meyers’ film. Shep, now a Maui resident and one of the most affable and humble gentlemen I’ve ever met, helped shape the careers of such notable stars as Alice Cooper, Luther Vandross, Kenny Loggins, Teddy Pendergrass, Wolfgang Puck and Emeril Lagasse … You may not have heard of him, but Shep wields much influence in the entertainment industry. Meyers first met Shep on the set of his Wayne’s World movie and is overjoyed that Shep has finally, after years of prompting, agreed to let it happen …

It’s the fifth annual “August Moon” wine and art event at Honolulu Museum of Arts this Friday … with more than 20 winemakers and Honolulu’s top restaurants represented! The fabulous fundraiser supports art education for Hawaii’s keiki and will also feature an art sale. For more information and to buy tickets visit

This week in 1964: Bob Dylan makes his Hawaii debut at Waikiki Shell with a performance that includes Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right, The Times They Are A-Changin’, It Ain’t Me Babe, A Hard Rain’s AGonna Fall, Mr. Tambourine Man and Blowin’ in the Wind. Tickets cost $3.50, $2.50 and $1.45 … and the No. 1 record in Hawaii is A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles

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