Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - April 13, 2011
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BIG MAHALO to Leslie Wilcox along with Roy Kimura and the PBS crew for hosting me on Long Story Short: Tom Moffatt: A Master Showman! If you missed Part I, The Making of a Showman, which aired last week, you can catch Part II, A Life of Entertainment, Tuesday, april 19, at 7:30 p.m. ...

It’s the “girls of Playboy” golf search ... Thursday April 21 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Pearl nightclub ... looking for ladies to host the may 6 Playboy golf Tour event at Hawaii Prince golf Club. You could win a SoCal trip to help Playmates host the Playboy golf finals, attend a couple parties at the Playboy mansion and score a photo op on playboy.com. more info at playboygolf.com ...

Also in town: green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hanging out in Hawaii with a hot blonde. Can anyone identify those tattoos? ...

Entrepreneur and world-famous maitr du gout Jesse Sartain passed away April 3 at his Vallejo, Calif., home, near the HQ of the multimillion-dollar food industry company he developed in recent years. in the ‘60s, the Saint Louis high/Uh grad got involved in numerous projects that gained him the nickname “Boy Wonder of Waikiki.” When i became VP/gm of K-Poi am & Fm in ‘67, our am station was the hottest in Hawaii, while Fm listeners were limited. Jesse headed a group that suggested I format the music featuring selections from rock albums that am stations ignored.

The idea took off ... suddenly K-Poi Fm was the hottest new station, and to help promote it, he suggested a free music festival in Diamond head Crater. So on Jan. 1, 1970, the inaugural “Sunshine music Festival” became reality! my fondest aloha to this true visionary ...

Jesse Sartain

Fruit Bats is coming to Hawaii to help raise funds for hui o Ko’olaupoko, whose mission is to protect ocean health by restoring the ‘aina, mauka to makai ... The benefit concert is Saturday, April 30, from 10 p.m. at hard Rock Cafe Honolulu ...

Jenson Button and girlfriend, model Jessica Michibata, took part in the lavaman Triathlon at Waikoloa Resort.†Button finished ninth out of 1,100 men ... and michibata finished in under three hours. Way to go! ...

it’s that time of year again ... a little red, a little white ... wine, that is. “Flavors Wine Tasting,” benefitting the Hawaii Bowl Foundation, is next Wednesday, April 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sheraton Waikiki. Enjoy good vino, pupus and networking. more info at hawaiibowlfoundation.org ...

This week in 1991: Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach perform at Blaisdell arena before 5,000-plus fans. Bacharach functions smoothly as pianist, musical director, co-host and vocalist. Warwick is flawless. Tickets cost $30. The No. 1 record in Hawaii is Baby Baby by Amy Grant ...


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