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

Taylor and Terry Fator

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

MORE HAWAIIAN ties for Mirage headliner Terry Fator ... Last week the guy who can sing without moving his lips tied the knot with fiancée Taylor Makakoa in the Lily of the Valley Chapel in Las Vegas. The couple got engaged on the beach at Haleiwa when the local girl found her ring cleverly hidden in a seashell ...

CONGRATS TO Angela Byrd, who was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2011. Be sure to show your support if you’re goin’Vegas in April. And congrats to Moanalua High School senior Courtney Coleman, our new Miss Hawaii Teen USA.

HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM ... A three-day nationwide crackdown on the sexual exploitation of children led to the arrest of 51 people in Las Vegas ...

TWO MEN were busted at McCarran Airport with a record-setting $1 million in heroin ...

KING OF PAIN ... Two Las Vegas residents used prescriptions in their own names to buy 6,200 tablets of oxycodone. Authorities say they sold 30 milligram tabs for $30-$50 and 80 milligram caps for $70-$140 apiece. A total of 27 people were charged with distribution and the laundering of $1.2 million.

NO WONDER that readers of Travel + Leisure have voted Las Vegas the best place on the planet for a wild weekend ... Perhaps Charlie Sheen and Capri Anderson missed that issue.

Criss Angel and friend

HAS IT BEEN that long already? Two years later, Criss Angel is transforming his Cirque du Soleil show Believe. The dancers have disappeared, and the show is focusing on his fans: “People wanted to see Mindfreak. They wanted to get to know Criss Angel, and they wanted to see parts of my personality that they typically wouldn’t see on TV.”

THE ZAPPOS Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and 1/2 happens Dec. 2 ...

WALLWORKS IS what they are calling the original contemporary works of art that adorn the parking structure of the new Cosmopolitan hotel. With a garage this cool, the hotel should be pretty spectacu-

exclusively in Vegas until next June. You can see Wendy Thomas, the iconic little girl in the red pigtails and blue dress, make her television debut in commercials for the restaurant that bears her name. The ads promoting a new line of burgers named after her dad air exclusively on Vegas TV, but you can get a link to check them out at

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