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Tom Moffatt

Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Three unique, talented artists, two great shows at Blaisdell Concert Hall! Multiple Grammy Award winner and Country Music Hall of Fame legend Glen Campbell performs on Sunday, Sept. 2 … and Filipino pop star princess Sarah Geronimo, with the Philippines’ pop heartthrob Mark Bautista, join forces for an exclusive concert the following Sunday, Sept. 9!

Spotted: actors Scott Speedman and Australian sweetheart Teresa Palmer … at Turtle Bay Resort … Fun fact: On the couple’s first full day here, they rented a Jeep and drove to shop in Kahala. The fit couple visit the resort’s spa every morning for a workout. Scott, who stars in the new ABC series The Last Resort started filming here last week …

NBC-Universal slipped into town to film a new series, Ready for Love for a few days last week. Produced by Eva Longoria of Desperate Housewives, the show invites eligible women from across America to vie for the hearts of three handsome bachelors hand-picked by Eva …

Not-So-Fun fact: the reason our traffic is the worst in the country … there were 768,419 registered vehicles on the island of Oahu at the beginning of the year, which is about 144,000 more than were on the roads in 1992 …

Don’t miss the final “KCCN FM 100 Birthday Bash”

Saturday at the beautiful Waikiki Shell … with Fiji, J Boog, Common Kings, Kapena, Natural Vibes, Kawao, Rushouze, Hoaikane, Rebel Souljahz and Manao Company. Tickets on sale now at ticketmaster.com…

MidWeek‘s personal finances columnist David Chang, CEO of Chang Holding Company, married Beth Fukumoto this past Saturday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. David is also Hawaii Republican Party chairman and Beth is a former GOP chairwoman on Oahu who is running for the state House in District 36. What a honeymoon – out on the campaign trail! … Wedding bells are going around in the MidWeek ohana – this Saturday editor Don Chapman‘s daughter Dawn is marrying Kalei Luat. They’re former classmates at Kamehameha Schools (’02) who became an “item” years later. Congrats to all! …

This week in 1965: Johnny Mathis and Henry Mancini perform for three nights at the HIC Arena. Mancini and a 42-piece orchestra open the show with a 75-minute extravaganza featuring many of his classic compositions including The Pink Panther Theme, which earlier in the year won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition. After intermission it’s all Mathis, singing great hits Wonderful, Wonderful to Chances Are … and the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Save Your Heart For Me by Gary Lewis

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

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