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Tom Moffatt

Tony Orlando, Michelle Wie and more Entertainment News

WE’RE EAGERLY AWAITING the next season of Hawaii Five-0 to begin, and have heard some buzz that legendary comedian and actress Carol Burnett will return for an episode … as will Hawaii’s gorgeous golf champion Michelle Wie

Tony Orlando made lots of friends at Blaisdell Concert Hall during his recent concert. Many have said it was the best concert they’ve ever seen. A special moment came after the concert when Tony mentioned he’d been in Hawaii for three days and had yet to see the hula. Photographer Michi Moore performed an impromptu hula … paired with Jeff Apaka singing Keep Your Eyes on the Hands

Repocussio, a seven-piece ensemble that plays an eclectic mix of just about every musical genre under the sun, is booked for Club Mambo Sports Bar & Grill on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 7 to 10 p.m. …

This week in 1984: MidWeek magazine makes its debut in Hawaii homes, with Hawaii’s top news anchor Joe Moore on its cover. A glance through the first edition indicates that local entertainment is flourishing:. Jimmy Borges is at Trappers in the Hyatt Regency, Peter Moon Band is at Oasis on Waialae Avenue, Olomana is at Ranch House in Aina Haina, Brothers Cazimero reign over the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Rene Paulo Trio is at Don the Beachcomber’s and Karen Keawehawaii wows ’em at Surf Board Lounge. Across Kalakaua Avenue, The Krush is onstage at Outrigger Main Showroom with special guest Freddy Morris, while Jan Brenner is at Oahu Bar, Tavana and his Polynesian Revue fill the Garden Bar at Hilton Hawaiian Village, Ledward Kaapana and IKona are at Chuck’s Cellar on Lewers, Frank DeLima & Na Kolohe crack ’em up at the Noodle Shop of the Waikiki Sand Villas, and Melveen Leed performs at the Garden Bar of Ala Moana Hotel. My, how times have changed …

Fun fact: Melveen Leed shares the same birthday as MidWeek, July 18, so happy birthday, to Da Tita! And congratulations to all my colleagues at this great newspaper …

And the No. 1 record is When Doves Cry by Prince

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