Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - July 09, 2008
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Augie T
Augie T

IF YOU WANT a great summer read, check out Jimmy Buffett‘s latest, Swine Not?, described as “a novel pig’s tale that proves once again that stretching the truth is a lot of fun, and laughing is the best vacation of all.” I couldn’t put the book down - read it in one evening ...

I’m happy to see that The Kahala is presenting local talent! Hapa was a big success there a couple of Fridays ago, and this Friday it’s the Brothers Cazimero ...

On Aug. 23, Cecilio & Kapono celebrate 35 years together with a concert at the Waikiki Shell. That was the scene of their record-breaking August 1974 concert when more than 10,000 fans packed the place. Their special guests will be Kalapana and Summer - memories of Da Top Of Da Shop ...


Happy 50th Hula Hoop! The Hula Hoop craze started in the summer of 1958. The first year 100 million were sold at a retail price of $1.98. The bubble burst when the Frisbee came along a few years later ...

Augie T‘s summer comedy concert night is slated for Aug. 9 at Hawaii Theatre with special guest Willie K. A portion of the proceeds benefit Augie’s Speak the Dream Foundation charity ...

Rumpy the Pig
Rumpy the Pig

Still rockin’ - The Piranha Brothers are at the Irish Rose Saloon on Ena Road this summer, every Wednesday through Saturday (except July 26) ...

Congrats to pal Ron Jacobs, wrapping up the first year of his online radio show whodaguyhawaii.com, heard in all 50 states and more than 45 countries. He’s featured live performances by The Makaha Sons, Jerry Santos, Melveen Leed, Ledward Kaapana, John Cruz, Leon & Malia, Del Beazley, Teresa Bright and many more. RJ says it’s great to get out of bed, take a shower and do a show. In fact, the two of us were doing just that back in 1959 when we lived in - and worked at - the K-POI studios on the Ala Wai ...


Exotic Sounds in Germany - Don Tiki is heading to the Wassermusik Festival in Berlin, performing July 25 at the House of World Cultures on the banks of the River Spree ...

This week in 1992: An all-time attendance record is set at Blaisdell Arena as 8,907 kickboxing fans watch world heavyweight kickboxing champ Dennis “The Terminator” Alexio score a third-round knockout over challenger Dennis “Mad Dog” Downey. The record still stands ...

The No. 1 record in Hawaii is Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot ...

 

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