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Tom Moffatt

Jeff Goldblum, Thunder from Down Under and more Entertainment News

CONGRATULATIONS TO Jurassic Park actor Jeff Goldblum, now engaged to Miss Emilie Livingston … She tweeted from Maui: “Celebrating our engagement! #haleakala #sunrise #jeffgoldblum #emilielivingston #soul-mates #initforlife #love” …

Ladies, start planning your Girls’ Night Out! Australia’s Thunder from Down Under returns to Hawaii after a very long absence … Those chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm are sure to heat up The Republik Dec. 4-6, so get your tickets now at

Local boy Jonah Ray premieres his new comedy show, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, Wednesday night on the Comedy Channel. The Kalaheo High grad, pursuing his dream in Los Angeles these days, is proud of his Da Kine roots … He’ll also be featured in the Hawaii episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History talking about King Kalani’opu’u

Looking for some fun for the whole family? Head over to “Discover Windward” at Windward Mall this Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. for free live entertainment, local food trucks, and a sampling of ono grinds and fashion from around the Windward area. Keiki will enjoy the indoor fun zone with bounce houses, arts and crafts, and games …

Later that night, jazz guitarist Peter White will have a concert at the Magic of Polynesia showroom along with keyboardist Gregg Karukas, Hawaii’s gifted saxophonist Michael Paulo and other special guests …

Speaking of Michael, his beautiful daughter Melissa Paulo has a role in the recently released Jason Segel/Cameron Diaz film Sex Tape

Kudos to Peace Bridge Inc. and the Wolfhounds of Schofield Barracks’ 27th Infantry, who will welcome four orphans from Holy Family Home in Osaka, Japan for a visit to Hawaii … It’s the 57th year in which the Wolfhounds have provided their unwavering support for the orphanage. For more information, visit

This week in 1971: Neil Diamond performs before a sell-out crowd at HIC Arena. Backed by a six-piece band, Neil begins his 18-song performance with Soolaimon and continues with hits including Solitary Man, Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon, Kentucky Woman, I Am … I Said, Sweet Caroline and Cracklin’ Rosie before the audience calls him back for an encore of Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show. The opening act is comedian Fred Smoot. Tickets cost $6, $5, $4 and $3 …

And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Chotto Matte Kudasai by Sam Kapu

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