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HAWAII’S OWN Bruno Mars is in the spotlight again … on the cover of May’s Rolling Stone magazine. Bruno talks with senior writer

Brian Hiatt about his history as an entertainer … impersonating Elvis Presley in the family band, the band breaking up, struggling to pay the bills and how life as he knew it fell apart. But he “wouldn’t trade it for anything,” he says. “Because I feel like I can enjoy this so much” …

Big Time Rush member Carlos Pena is no stranger to Hawaii and loves to vacation on Maui. He’s back with a bunch of friends this time around, tweeting “amazing day in Maui with some friends… now watching the sunset from the beach … ahhhh paradise” …

Also doing it up Hawaiian-style … Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan explored the island of Kauai and hit the beach for some surf … They were later spotted enjoying Kauai’s famous Bubba hamburgers and smoothies …

The sold-out SOJA concert at Kakaako was a show to remember! Lead singer Jacob Hemphill ended with the song Aloha Ke Akua, meaning “God is Love” … Maui and Kauai crowds also appreciated SOJA’s appearances, groovin’ to the vibes and beggin’ for encores. It’s no wonder the band truly loves our state and culture …

This week in 1973: Tony Orlando and Dawn, make their Hawaii debut on the second night of a two-night stand at HIC Arena as part of the entertainment for “The 17th annual Modern Living Show.” Tony and his bandmates earn a standing ovation after a one-hour performance that includes hits Candida, Knock Three Times and their current No. 1 hit at that time, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree. The opening act is Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose, who are best known for the hits Too Late To Turn Back Now and Treat Her Like A Lady. Ticket prices are $5, $4 and $3 … and the No. 1 record in Hawaii is Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree by Tony Orlando and Dawn …

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