Kimo Akane
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March 17, 2010 Share | | podcast Podcast | | Hawaiian Airlines Discount

Mahalo, George Oishi

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas… The Player’s Edge!

AT LAST WEEK’S Orleans Party, Boyd Gaming and Vacations Hawaii folks said mahalo to their loyal customers and mahalo to legendary local casino host George Oishi for his many years of service. Now that he’s officially retired, will he continue to let his old clients beat him at golf? Players looking to be hosted and Orleans regulars can call the new George, Paul Liem, at 388-2877, e-mail him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) m or visit his office right next door to Vacations Hawaii in Suite 902.

AND THE AWARD GOES to Sarah Palin for Best Vegas Line ... During her Tonight Show stand-up comedy act, she said, “I have been really busy, I’ve picked up a gig in Las Vegas, at the Legends show playing Tina Fey.”

LAST YEAR Paris/Bally’s recycled 417 tons of cardboard, 25,690 pounds of glass, 36,745 pounds of plastic, 20,800 gallons of recycled kitchen oil and 150,000 pounds of paper ... Makes you wonder where we put all the stuff before recycling.

IT SEEMS ODD to pay $40 to volunteer to work, but that’s what you have to do for The Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The tourney starts Oct. 18 and you get a tournament jacket, golf shirt and hat, a weeklong badge, a ticket to the volunteer party, meals during your shift and maybe even meet one of the celebrity players. Call Donna Millwood at (702) 589-4945 to volunteer.

Justin Timberlake sponsors a tourney for Shriners Hospitals for Children

CRISS ANGEL just dropped a $100 large on a new bike for his show at the Luxor ... What makes these wheels freakish is that the frame is made from real human skeletal remains that were dipped in stainless steel ... bakemono.

SEVEN OUT ... Dirk Arthur: Extreme Magic at the Tropicana has closed.

SEE A SHOW for free ... not just any show, but Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles Love or Terry Fator and his cast of thousands. Just stay three nights or more at the Mirage on select dates now through June 30. Call (866) 825-7608 and use the code MIR-SHOW2.

SEE A SHOW, win a car ... That’s what’ll happen to one person who sees George Wallace’s Flamingo show between now and April 1. Just fill out an entry blank after the show and keep your fingers crossed until April Fools.

ONLY IN VEGAS ... To staff the Encore’s new Beach Club and Surrender Night Club that’s opening on Memorial Day, applicants for the cocktail server, bartender, host, promoters, lifeguard, pool attendant and security positions were interviewed in swimwear. The Aria’s new pool is called Liquid and features European (topless) style sunbathing ...

THE WORLD SERIES of Slots starts April 16 at the Golden Nugget with $250K in prize money and $100K for first place. Call John Giannos to get in on the action. Or ask him about the King of Clubs Golf Tourney on May 21.

VEGAS REUNIONS: Kalani 1980, July 10-12 at the Cal e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Kalani Class of ‘65, Oct. 22-23, call Diane, 235-2513. See more Vegas reunions at

AT THIS Wednesday’s Hawaii Tourism Authority Spring Update, we’ll get more details on Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air’s planned Hawaii connections.


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