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Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder poster. Photos from Tom Moffatt

SPOTTED ON Hawaiian holiday … Melanie Griffith, looking fabulous on the beach in a Lolita black-and-white bikini. She snapped a few pictures of the ocean with her camera and later enjoyed a boat ride …

Julia Roberts stayed active while visiting Kaua’i. The Pretty Woman was spotted stand-up paddle boarding down Hanalei River in a pair of short shorts and long-sleeved tee, then later spent some quality time with hubby Danny Moder and children Henry, Hazel and Finn at the pool. Seems a vacation is just what Julia needs before her upcoming projects: working with producer pal George Clooney on August: Osage County and starring in Eat Pray Love director Ryan Murphy‘s next film, The Normal Heart

Local boy Jason Game of Thrones Momoa tells TMZ that he was deprived of the pleasure of watching himself violently murder people on his wildly popular television show because he has no TV and absolutely refuses to own one! He refuses to own a mobile phone, too …

Star 101.9 welcomes the first ever “Pacific Ink and Art Expo” to the Blaisdell Center this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The expo will feature the best tattoo artists from around the world as well as our amazing local artists. Seminars with industry legends and discussions on important medical considerations also are part of the mix … For more info, go to …

By the way, if you want to rid yourself of a tattoo, call Pulelehua Skin Care Aesthetics. They can eradicate it like it was never there …

Folks downtown seen doing a double-take at the Stevie Wonder Aloha Stadium concert poster in the window of Joe Pacific Shoe Repair. It’s one of my stadium favorites. Before you get excited, check the date: 11/14/82 …

Head down to the Hawaii Record Fair at McKinley High School cafeteria this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., where vendors from every island will buy, sell and trade the state’s largest selection of vinyl records, compact discs, cassettes and music memorabilia! It’s interesting to note that vinyl records are making a comeback … visit for more info This week in 1965: Wayne Newton ends a 10-day engagement at the Monarch Room of The Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Shows are at 9:30 and 11 p.m., with a $2 cover charge for all performances. Eddie Sherman writes in the Honolulu Advertiser, “Wayne Newton finished his run at The Royal Hawaiian setting an all-time attendance record.” Sheraton boss Dick Holtzman says, “This lad is just the greatest … I’m a confirmed fan.” And the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones

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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