Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - December 17, 2008
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SOMETHING FOR THE LADIES! Hot Lost actor Josh Holloway emerged from the water with just a pair of jeans on, striking a few poses for his latest photo shoot for Davidoff “Cool Water” cologne ...

Dick “The Giant” Jensen‘s Star of Fame in Las Vegas is missing, along with that of Mr. Las Vegas, Wayne Newton. They were pulled up about one-and-a-half years ago when the owner of the Plaza Hotel in New York bought the Las Vegas hotel and tore it down to build a super-luxury hotel on the site. The fate of the Dick and Wayne stars is still uncertain ...

Fun Fact: Dick became the first native Hawaiian resident of Hawaii to receive a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars ...

It costs the HPD megabucks when President-elect Barack Obama visits Hawaii, but our finest provide their services with smiles and lots of aloha!


Supporting the arts: Matt James returns to Hawaii to feature his large resin painting that illustrates our physical universality from molecules to the universe, on display Dec. 17-27 daily at 22 Pauahi St. ...

I just reviewed Hawaii 5-0: The Fifth Season, which is now available on DVD in stores - just in time for the holidays. It was a fun experience to view the 24 episodes and see so many familiar faces from Hawaii! How many of these local actors do you recognize?: Elithe Aguiar, Bob Apisa, Phil Arnone, Bob Basso, Bill Bigelow, Bob Costa, Wisa D’Orso, Lippy Espinda, Wright Esser, Tommy Fujiwara, Granny Goose, Nephi Hannemann, Jim Hutchinson, Carole Kai, Galen Kam, Danny Kamekona, Moe Keale, Lynne Kimoto, Lucky Luck, Ric Marlow, Sue McCollum, Ann McCormack Livermore, Joe Moore, Doug Mossman, Bob Nelson, Nick Nickolas, Ted Nobriga, Don Over, Josie Over, Sam Peters, Linda Ryan, Harold Sakata (ie: Odd Job/Tosh Togo), Rags Scanlan, Ted Scott, Ed Shonk ...

This week in 1973: The “first” Honolulu Marathon is held on Oahu. A total of 167 runners enter the marathon with 151 of them actually finishing the race. The winner is 24 year-old UH medical student Duncan MacDonald with a time of 2 hours, 27 minutes and 34.8 seconds. June Chun, 14-year-old member of the family running group nicknamed “The Hunky Bunch,” wins the women’s division in a time of 3 hours, 25 minutes and 31 seconds ... The No. 1 record in Hawaii is Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John ...

UNCLE TOM ON THE RADIO! Join Tom Moffatt Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. till noon on Oldies 107.9 or listen online @ http://www.oldies1079honolulu.com.

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