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Tom Moffatt

Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

CONGRATS TO Brandon Jenner and Leah Felder, who tied the knot last week on the Garden Isle. Celebrity family members in town for the beautiful occasion included brother Brody and dad Bruce Jenner, his wife Kris

Kardashian and their girls Kendall and Kylie. Here are the happy siblings on the North Shore of Kauai …

Jim Nabors had to miss this year’s Indy 500 – only the second time he’s done so in more than 30 years – where his singing of Back Home in Indiana is one of the highlights of the annual event. Race officials carried on the tradition in high-tech style, however, with a video of one of Jim’s earlier performances accompanied live by the Purdue University Marching Band

Our friends Ozomatli met up with our former employee Kara Jordon for some aloha and some acai to get them pumped for their show at Stubbs in Texas! A little update on Kara: Her acai truck enterprise, Blenders and Bowls, has taken off! She’s now the proud owner of a café inside Wanderlust Live Yoga studio in the heart of downtown Austin. Be sure to check her out if you’re ever in the area … and follow her online at …

The boys from Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush just wrapped up shooting their new music video on Maui. They were spotted at Kahului airport getting ready to depart …

Member Carlos Pena Jr. said, “We had a great time this weekend shooting our new video. It’s really important to us to represent the island and the Hawaiian culture in a positive respectful way,” while band mate James Maslow looks forward to future trips where he plans to have more time with the waves – a surfer at heart, indeed …

And then there was X … DMX, that is! He is making his way to Blaisdell Concert Hall June 30 four days after he drops his latest album, Undisputed

Don’t miss folk singer Keith Haugen and Hawaii’s pakini master Frank Uehara at the Atherton Performing Arts Studio from 7 p.m. this Saturday (June 9), including a sing-along with projected lyrics to folk songs that date back centuries like Long, Long Ago and Aura Lea. All attendees will receive Folk Singer, a compilation CD of Haugen recordings dating from 1978 to 2009. For info, call 955-8821 …

This week in 1979: Donna Summer makes her Hawaii debut in a two-night stand at Blaisdell Arena while on her Bad Girls tour. Favorites she performs are I Love You, Dim All The Lights, The Way We Were, Love To Love You Baby, Hot Stuff, MacArthur Park and Last Dance. The concerts end with two encores. Top-priced tickets are $10. Earlier in the year, Last Dance wins a Grammy for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female and an Academy Award for Best Original Song from the movie Thank God It’s Friday … So it comes as no surprise that Summer has the No. 1 record in Hawaii, Hot Stuff

Celebrate Hawaii’s Rock ‘n’ Roll era with Tom Moffatt and Uncle Tom’s Rock N Roll Drive-in Saturdays from 8 till noon on 107.9 Hawaii’s KoolGold!

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