Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - December 13, 2006
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IT’S OFFICIAL! As rumored weeks ago, The Cheetah Girls have confirmed a stop in Hawaii on Feb. 3 at Blaisdell Arena. With a hit show on the Disney Channel, a newly released DVD, The Cheetah Girls 2, and three albums under their belts, these cheetah-licious teens are powerhouse performers currently in the midst of a sold-out 85-city U.S. tour. Tickets go on sale this Saturday ...

Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Scherzinger

Local girl Nicole Scherzinger is making it big-time singing with her group, The Pussycat Dolls, recently walking away with $300,000 for two sold-out concerts in England. They begin an 11-week tour with Christina Aguilera on Feb. 20 ...

Where better to hold a wrap party after the most successful tour on the planet? Osake Sushi and Lounge on Kapiolani Boulevard, of course. U2 treated their hard-working entourage to fabulous food and libations coordinated by Osake GM Grant Yonehiro, Justin Hensen and Keoni Chan. Jake Shimabukuro and Makana were there, making the evening truly memorable for everyone ...


After a recent book-signing at the Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange, I discovered that John Cruz was entertaining in another part of the store. I went by to say hello and looked over at the long line of fans waiting for a signed copy of John’s new CD, Acoustic Soul. Who would be fourth in line? It was none other than Santa Claus! ...

(Fun Fact: The Pearl Harbor Navy Exchange is the world’s largest, averaging 17,000-25,000 customers daily.)

The Royal Hawaiian Band celebrates its first-ever holiday CD, Christmas with the Royal Hawaiian Band and Friends, with a downtown album release party this Wednesday at Spada, in the First Hawaiian Bank building from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Some of the album’s guest vocalists who’ll make appearances during the one-hour free concert include Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann ...

See hip-hop champ Paul Wall live next Friday, Dec. 22, at Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park, with performances by I.A. featuring B.E.T. ...

Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan

This week in 1991: WWF Pro Wrestling at Aloha Stadium sets a crowd record, with 25,000 fans in attendance. The main event features Hulk Hogan vying for the world title against Ric Flair. The wrestlers appear in Guam on a Saturday night, then jump on a plane to cross the International Date Line to get here so they’re able to do two Saturday night shows in a row with the same, smashing results! Tickets are at $8, $12, $15, and $20 ringside ...

The No. 1 record in Hawaii is Black or White by Michael Jackson ...

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