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SPOTTED: Jason Mraz at the St. Regis on Kauai … and while on Oahu, choreographer Wade Robson, former dancer for Michael Jackson, who’s once again in the news, and wife Amanda chose Hawaii as their perfect getaway. The two were at a supermarket with 2-year-old son Koa. Fun fact: Wade has choreographed for ‘N Sync, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato

Be on the lookout for American Reunion actress Katrina Bowden, who tied the knot with former Armor for Sleep frontman Ben Jorgensen recently in New York … She mentioned they were planning to head to Hawaii and visit multiple Islands on their honeymoon …

Our Hawaii Five-0 blonde beauty, water stuntwoman and “shark whisperer” Ocean Ramsey, is in L.A. working on the next Captain America film …

This Friday’s Art after Dark is themed Manila Glam! Enjoy live performances by the Philippine Cultural Group of Hawaii and Reinna and Friends. Dances include crowd participation of the “tinikling” and the “wineglass” dance. Live music by Steve Jones and Dan Del Negro with vocalists Rachel Gonzales, Kristian Lei and Gavin Vinta, and DJs Compose and Jami. Enjoy a special Filipino-influenced art installation by local artists and savor The Grove’s tasty Filipino foods with a refreshing “Calamansi Cooler” drink special …

The 24th annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival takes place June 4-9 at Doris Duke Theatre and R/D Interisland Terminal on Auahi Street. Slated to appear during the six-day festival are Alex Newell from Glee, Pitch Perfect‘s Cameron Deane Stewart, award-winning songwriter Desmond Child, David W. Ross, and trans man Ian Harvie, one of Margaret Cho‘s protégés. Passes and schedules are at hglcf.org

This week in 1961: “Isle Deejays Set World Record In Bowl-AThon”… That’s the headline of a front-page story in the Honolulu Advertiser. The article, which includes a picture of Yers Truly holding up his very swollen thumb, reads: “K-POI disc jockeys Tom Moffatt and Tom Rounds set a new world record for Bowl-A-Thons. They last 60 hours and 19 minutes, exactly 10 hours beyond the old record.” “A Strike Against Cancer” was a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Donations were made while I bowled at Pali Lanes in Kailua, and Rounds was at Waikiki Bowl next to the Moana Surfrider in Waikiki Together we knocked down 58,958 pins! And each of us lost about 5 pounds… And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Travelin’ Man by Ricky Nelson

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