Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - June 29, 2011
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Anuhea. Photos from Tom Moffatt

ANUHEA‘S “SUMMER OF LOVE” tour is well on its way!she’ll hit Philadelphia, Boston, Portland, Cleveland, Chicago and a few others before returning to Pahoa July 3 to play the Akebono Theater.for tickets, call 808-965-9990 ... She’s also working hard on her new album due in October. Looking forward to hearing it ...

In the summer of 1950, Hawaii’s legendary “Sad SamIchinose, manager of Dado Marino, signed a deal with the management of world flyweight champion Terry Allen for a world title fight at Honolulu stadium. Before a crowd of 10,762 fans, Marino became Hawaii’s first world champion with a convincing 15-round unanimous decision over the champ from England.How’s this for déjà vu?: 61 years later, the flyweight champion of the world, Mexico’s Julio Cesar Miranda, will defend his title against Hawaii’s Brian Viloria July 16 at Blaisdell Arena. Will history repeat itself? Tickets for “Island Assault 2: Viloria vs. Miranda"plus an outstanding lineup of preliminary fighters are on sale at Blaisdell Box office or Ticketmaster.com ...

Vacationing on Maui, House hottie Olivia Wilde, who received the female shining star award at the maui film festival, spent a few leisurely days around her hotel. You can catch miss Wilde in the Jon Favreau-directed sci-fi thriller Cowboys & Aliens, which hits theaters July 29 ...


Also here for the festival are sexy Megan Fox and hubby Brian Green, who did some romancing on the beach ...

Betcha By Golly WOW is right ... The Stylistics had the sold-out Blaisdell Concert Hall crowd on its feet - including four-time junior middleweight world champion boxer “Terrible Terri Norris”! ... Fun Fact: Norris is in the Boxing Hall of fame with wins that include a victory over Sugar Ray Leonard in 1991 ...

Brian Villoria

Former HPD detective Tony Gonzalez has written an intriguing book about one of the most famous crimes in Honolulu history: the 1963 slayings of officers Andrew R. Morales and Abraham Mahiko in Kaka’ako.The book is titled Collision Course and can be ordered online at collisioncoursebook.com. Fun Fact: Gonzalez was a football and track star at Kaimuki High school, and after graduating in 1961 he accepted a football scholarship to what is now Boise state university ... He was named the HPD Policeman of the Year in 1973 ...

This week in 1978: Keola and Kapono Beamer perform live at the Waikiki shell to celebrate their newly released album, Honolulu City Lights. opening act is funny man Rap Reiplinger, the featured performer at Ala Moana Hotel’s Plantation Bar. Tickets cost $5.50 in advance and $6.50 at the door ...


The No. 1 record is Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb ...

Celebrate Hawaii’s Rock ‘n’ Roll era with Tom Moffatt on “Uncle Tom’s Rock N Roll Drive-in” Saturday mornings from 8 till noon on 107.9FM Hawaii’s Kool Gold.

 

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