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June 10, 2005 Share | | podcast Podcast | | Hawaiian Airlines Discount

Alan Rosen, aka Mr. Mint,
joins Pete Rose at the
Hilton June 18 to purchase
and appraise sports
memorabilia and
promote his new book

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … Want some extra cash for your Vegas vacation? Maybe you wanna meet MLB’s all-time hit leader? Then check out the Hilton’s Super Book Saturday, June 18, when Mr. Mint, Alan Rosen, checks in with $500,000 to purchase and appraise sports memorabilia. Pete Rose will be there to meet fans and talk about his book My Prison without Bars. Incidentally, he gave his wife, Carol, a Bentley for her birthday.

MORE CELEB spotting at the Palms Hotel and Casino this week when they host the Cine Vegas Film Festival (like the Hawaii Film Festival on steroids). This year’s honorees are Christopher Walken, Ann- Margret, Nicolas Cage and Rhonda Fleming.

A GOOD DAY at the track … Bruddah from Waimea had several winning tickets at the Fremont Race and Sports Book. In all, he won $62,696. Let us in on your secret. How do you pick the ponies li dat?

THE SECOND Annual Las Vegas International Folk Festival, Dances Congress and Competition 2005, is happening at the Fitzgerald’s starting June 22. See entertainment celebrating cultural tradition from around the world — Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, Egypt, Nicaragua, Argentina and all points in between, including Hawaii.

“PUBLISH ME” “Publish Me” is much more than just a model search … it’s designed to get models and photographers published (hence the title, title). Models will have the opportunity to win trips, $20,000 in cash, catalog photo shoots and be published. The event is happening in Vegas and is sponsored by Exotica Swimwear. Register now at This thing is made for one Hawaiian to win.

THE NEXT TIME you’re in Vegas, hang where the stars do and you never know who you’ll run into … The Black Eyed Peas, Shannon Doherty, Wilmer Valderrama (That ’70s Show) and Adam Duriatitz (Counting Crows) at Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce. At Light, the Bellagio club, Brett Favre, Donovan McNabb, Puffy and Michael Jordan. Boston Celtic Paul Pierce, Freddie Jones (Pacers), Jamie Kennedy and Orlando Jones (the 7up guy) at the Palm’s Rain nightclub. At Body English, Greg Kinnear, Nicole Richie and Drew Carey. Hip-hop star Fat Joe, Reggie Williams (Jaguars) and members of the Pussycat Dolls at OPM. At RA nightclub in the Luxor, Jerome Bettis (Steelers), and (Celtics) Antoine Walker and Ricky Davis.

Nicole Richie was spotted at Body
English — without her buddy Paris

IF YOU’RE like me and can’t get enough Vegas, get more Kimo’s Vegas on Sports Radio KKEA 1420 AM Thursday at 9 a.m. and Friday at 6:30 p.m. Our guests this week are Alex Outhred, the producer of the World Poker Tour and an instructor at the WPT Boot Camp, and Ronn Lucas, resident ventriloquist and comedian at the Rio. You’ll also find us in MidWeek and on Hawaiian105 KINE with Brickwood Galuteria every Friday morning at 7:35.

Eric Matsuoka says “V” is great and the performers are nice, and he had no hassles with the tickets he won. We do random drawings every week and Thomas Deponte won this week. To win, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the name of the hotel that’s holding the World Series of Poker.

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