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Tom Moffatt

Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

AMONG THE FRIENDS and fans meeting the band after the recent YES concert: Jack Aaron of Aaron’s Dive Shop, who’d spent the night before on a boat with YES drummer and longtime friend Alan White. Alan fondly recounted one of his first scuba adventures, exploring Shark’s Cove with Jack as his guide …

Spotted: Sam Worthington and girlfriend Crystal Humphries, doing what we islanders do best – shopping at Costco and Walmart … and Big Time Rush, Nickelodeon’s hot boy band, working on their tans and playing some beach volleyball on Maui. Fun Fact: Their last album, Elevate, sold 70,000 copies in its first week of release …

The stars of Battleship made an appearance in the 808 State … and were treated to a whole naval experience at Pearl Harbor that included a visit to the Battleship Missouri Memorial … Cast members included Alexander Skarsgard, Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker and Rihanna, as well as director Peter Berg

Former WWE grappler Chyna is rumored to be making a career change. The Vivid Entertainment star is said to be on her way here to talk with investors about opening her own security agency …

Audition announcement: Balance Forward Contemporary Ballet Theater is seeking performers for its upcoming “Pop Rocks” presentation, directed by Annri OpitzKostick and produced by Wendy Calio. If you’re a ballet dancer or a jazz dancer with strong ballet skills age 16 and older, be at Pas De Deux Performing Arts School in Waipahu next Saturday, May 12, at 7 p.m. with your head shot and resume, ready to dance … Details at balance-forwardcbt.com …

Kailua, your quality club night awaits … next Saturday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Boardriders Bar & Grill with awesome DJs, sexy go-go dancers, drink specials and late-night pupu for 21 and over …

This week in 1990: UB40 tours the Islands with concerts on Kauai and Maui, in Hilo and Kona, and before a sell-out crowd at Blaisdell Arena. A review reads, “As soon as the band hits the stage, the crowd is on its feet and dancing all the way from the front row to the highest seats … the momentum never lets up and when the band comes on with tunes like Red, Red Wine, the fans go absolutely berserk.” … and the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Vogue by Madonna

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