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Sheldon Simeon, Heather Locklear and More Entertainment News

CONGRATULATIONS TO chef Sheldon Simeon of Mala Wailea and MiGRANT at Maui’s Wailea Beach Marriott, who was just voted the People’s Choice Best New Chef for the Northwest and Pacific Region in

Food & Wine magazine! And congrats also to Shep Gordon and Mark Ellman, owners of Mala and MiGRANT, who can’t seem to make a bad move when it comes to dining on Maui …

Spotted: Heather Locklear and ex-hubby Richie Sambora on the shores of Kona. Perhaps there’s some rekindling going on? The two looked happy and are doing great …

Twenty-four-year-old aspiring Victoria’s Secret model and daughter of Eddie Murphy, Bria “Bree” Murphy, hit the beach in a sexy white-and-gold bikini to enjoy a round of beach volleyball with friends …

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will present a free public lecture at UH-Manoa’s Stan Sheriff Center next Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. …

Jazz month is here … and what better way to celebrate than with a jazz concert this Saturday at Liliu Theater in the Hawaii Convention Center! The amazing lineup includes the smooth jazz trumpet of Rick Braun, pianist Brian Simpson and the very saxy Michael Paulo. Tickets are on sale now at bit.ly/1ikzrg9

Inspired by the Ventures, surf guitar king Dick Dale, the enduring Morton Stevens theme for Hawaii Five-0 and even Henry Mancini a la Pink Panther, Men in Grey Suits is Hawaii’s newest surf rock band … Catch them this Friday at 8 p.m. at, appropriately enough, Surfer, The Bar, in Kahuku. Fun fact: The term “men in grey suits” is lifeguard lingo for a shark sighting …

This week in 1978: Yvonne Elliman performs at HIC Arena before a sellout crowd of more than 7,000 fans. After an introduction by The Bee Gees‘ younger brother Andy Gibb, the Roosevelt High School graduate thrills the audience with hits including I Don’t Know How To Love Him, Love Me, Hello Stranger … and her latest, If I Can’t Have You, from the movie soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever, which recently topped record charts worldwide … And the No. 1 record of the week is Night Fever by The Bee Gees

And great news, Yvonne will join us for a couple of songs at Blaisdell Arena’s “50 Million Dollar Party” this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.! …

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