Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - January 27, 2010
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FUN, FUN, FUN! The Beach Boys are back Feb. 13 at Blaisdell Arena. Tickets now on sale at ticketmaster.com or at the Blaisdell box office ...

Seen recently on the rock were Owen Wilson vacationing with a mystery woman; Carrie Prejean and her boyfriend, NFL quarterback Kyle Boller; and Meg Ryan, who was here for a little R&R ...

The first K-Drama to be filmed in the state! Munhwa Broadcasting Corp plans to film its first episode of The Divine Hero in Hawaii. The week-long shoot begins on Feb. 16. Executive producer David Lin said, “We definitely want to showcase Hawaii” ...

The rumors are true! Ozomatli returns Friday, Feb. 19, at Pipeline Café, and on Maui Saturday, Feb. 20, at the MACC Castle

Theater. Ozomatli will rock the house with hits such as Saturday Night, City of Angels and Cumbia de los Muertos. Tickets available at the Pipeline Café Box and online at ticketmaster.com ...

Elton John enthralled the crowds during his three-hour sets at the piano, while Ray Cooper treated us to a rhythmic percussion medley on 15 different instruments. Truly magical nights! Celebs spotted grooving to Crocodile Rock were Kanye West and girlfriend Amber Rose, the Osbournes - Ozzy, Sharon, Jack and Kelly (with boyfriend Luke Worrall) - Kylie Minogue, Jimmy Buffett, Glen Larson, Gabrielle Reece and Kirk Hammett, the Brothers Cazimero, Mayor Mufi Hannemann, Haumea Ho, Emme Tomimbang and Makana, to name a few…

This week in 1974: I make a trip to Vail, Colo., to huddle with friend Bill Thompson about a music group that will change the local music scene, whose shows were taking the area by storm - they’re rehearsing for their upcoming debut album on Columbia Records. It’s the first time I hear them, even though their “home” is the Rainbow Villa on Kalakaua Avenue, close to my office at K-POI. What I hear in Vail prompts me to promote their appearance at the Waikiki Shell on March 2 and to plan another concert following the summer release of the album. On Aug. 31, the excitement that album creates results in a record-breaking crowd of 10,000-plus in the Waikiki Shell to see Cecilio & Kapono ... The No. 1 record in Hawaii is The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand ...


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