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Tom Moffatt

Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

CAMERON DIAZ WAS SPOTTED on Easter vacation on Kauai … a well-deserved break before her next film, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, which releases May 18 and includes a bunch of A-listers such as

Jennifer Lopez, Dennis Quaid and Elizabeth Banks … Also in the 808 … Stephanie Pratt celebrated her 26th birthday by living it up on a secluded Oahu beach … The Hawaii-loving former Heroes star Hayden Panettiere flaunted her orange bikini while vacationing with N.Y. Jets boyfriend Scotty McKnight … and Julia Roberts looked fit as ever playing in the water with her hubby and kids …

Japan’s top rock group L’Arc-en-Ciel will perform at the Waikiki Shell, commemorating its 20th anniversary as one of the driving forces behind Japan’s rock music scene!

Tickets are on sale now for the May 31 show. Fun fact: The group’s name is French for “rainbow” … You’ve no doubt heard them if you’re into anime, since their music is featured in smash hit imports like Fullmetal Alchemist

Help send Sing The Body to London! These winners of Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu’s “Hard Rock Rising” battle of the bands need your vote to get to the three-day music festival in Hyde Park, London, to appear alongside Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Soundgarden and more! You can escalate them from the top 85 to the top 10 … Go to facebook.com/hardrockcafehonolulu and click on the HRR – Hard Rock Rising icon …

The Waikiki Spam Jam’s 10th anniversary is April 28, which means awesome and inventive Spam recipes and stages with jammin’ music by Manoa DNA, Henry Kapono, Society of Seven, Emke, A Touch of Gold, the Hana Hou Military Band and more … Get all the info at spamjamhawaii.com

While we’re on the topic of food … Are you a poke fanatic? Can you whip up a pretty mean batch of poke? Enter the annual Poke Contest, hosted this year by Chef Reno Henriques, at the Hawaii Ocean Expo this Saturday and Sunday at the Blaisdell Center Pikake Room. There are three categories: ahi, tako and vegetarian … and the grand prize winners from each division win a round trip for two to the West Coast courtesy of Alaska Airlines. For more info or to enter, visit hawaiioceanexpo.com/pokecontest

This week in 1971: New Colony Six is here for a six-show stint at the Hawaiian Hut in Ala Moana Hotel … Folks come from near and far to hear them sing their super hit in Hawaii, I Will Always Think About You. And get this: Show times are 11:15 p.m., 1 a.m. and 2:45 a.m.! Tickets cost $2 … And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Joy To The World by Three Dog Night

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