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Tom Moffatt

Uncle Tom’s Gabbin

CONGRATS TO Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and his Eagles cheerleader bride, Krystle Campbell … They tied the knot last week on Maui, with former Phillies teammates Shane “The Flyin’ Hawaiian” Victorino and Ben Francisco reportedly in attendance. The newlyweds were later spotted during a “Trash the Dress” photo shoot along the shore …

IT WAS TOUGH being a judge at last week’s Mai Tai Rumble – the talent was that good. Mai Tai Bar at Ala Moana was packed, and the crowd went wild when the winners, MOJO and All Grown, were announced …

HAWAII ACTOR Joji Yoshida is currently working on Dallas Buyers Club, loosely based on the life of AIDS/HIV treatment advocate Ron Woodruff, in New Orleans with Matthew McConaughey. Joji, of course, wrote the Hawaiiwood column in MidWeek The Weekend

SPOTTED AT THE Ozomatli concert on Maui … former California State Assemblywoman Jackie Goldberg. Fun fact: Ozomatli’s on the current commercial for funny guy Gabriel Iglesias, who performs live at Hawaii Theatre next Saturday. The “fluffy” comedian’s recent Comedy Central special, Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, featured music from the house band … Ozomatli! …

GET YOUR TICKETS now for American Lung Association Hawaii‘s Breathe benefit concert on Friday, Feb. 15, at Hawaii Theatre … Grammy award-winners Daniel Ho and Tia Carrere are among the “breathtaking” performers, including Hoku Award-winner Kawika Kahiapo, Aidan James and the incomparable Shari Lynn with the La Pietra Select Choir. Tickets are available online at hawaiitheatre.com …

CHECK OUT The Clampdown: Christmas Apocalypse edition, next Friday (Dec. 21) at Anna O’Brien’s. You can’t beat the deal … 11 bands for $7 – that gets you Raised by Wolves, 86 list, ODM, Koga, Mark Prados and His Enablers, Dr Zaius, VeJJ, Pimpbot, Extra Stout, Never Enough, Lions Keep and DJ Jett Boy

THIS WEEK IN 1986: The Beach Boys film their TV special The Beach Boys: 25 Years Together – A Celebration In Waikiki on the Ocean Lawn at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel before a crowd of about 2,000 fans. The special is directed by Marty Pasetta, who also directed Elvis Presley‘s Aloha From Hawaii Jan. 14, 1973, and features guest stars Glen Campbell, Ray Charles, Three Dog Night, The Everly Brothers, Belinda Carlisle, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jeffrey Osborne, Joe Piscopo, Paul Shaffer, Patrick Duffy and Gloria Loring. It airs March 13, 1987, on the ABC network… and the No. 1 record in Hawaii is The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera and Amy Grant

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