Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - August 15, 2007
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LOCAL BOY and Punahou graduate Chip Hatlelid is now residing on the Big Island after gaining fame in the Los Angeles music scene. Aside from being a member of the Modern Fold Quartet, he also played bass on the Turtles’ hit recording Happy Together. Under his professional name, Chip Douglas, he produced the Monkees’ third and fourth album, and was responsible for two of their biggest hits, Daydream Believer and Pleasant Valley Sunday. Chip still gets his musical kicks performing every Friday at Captain Chris’ Paradise Bar & Grill on the Big Isle ...

Attention students! I noticed the new MELE (Music & Entertainment Learning Experience) program is being offered at Honolulu Community College. Wouldn’t it be great if part-time resident Mike Post could teach a class or two? Mike is the genius behind writing and producing themed music such as NYPD Blue, Magnum P.I., Law and Order, Quantum Leap, and LA Law. The three-credit course is available to students beginning this fall ...

Seen on Maui: Elton John‘s super drummer Davey Johnstone, Bobby Kennedy Jr. and family, Eddie Murphy and David Paich ...

Maddalynn Ashton
Maddalynn Ashton

Looking for the most extravagant and glamorous beauty competition to hit Hawaii? Look no further - the 24th annual Universal Show Queen Pageant DVD premiere release party, featuring the newly crowned Maddalynn Ashton, is here! Check out live performances by former show queens Aiko, Sharee L’amour, Keisha and Kaina Jacobs. Don’t miss the show-stopping event this Thursday at Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand ...

What do local Realtor-broadcaster Artie Wilson and new home run king Barry Bonds share in common? A godfather - the great Willie Mays ...

Hawaii’s very own country station, KHCM 690AM, is moving to 97.5FM with the lovely Dita Holifield bringing you live news, traffic and weather every morning. I am excited and will be tuning in! ...


Ukulele lovers everywhere - visit Duke’s Waikiki for the second annual Duke’s Uke contest for your chance to win a brand new Kamaka ukulele and more! Amateur players will be able to take the stage and show their best. Come on down, this Saturday at 10 a.m. ...

This Week in 1968: Wrestling at the Civic Auditorium, Jim Hady defeats Fuji, while Chief Billy White Wolf pins Rocky Hunter for a win. In tag team action, it’s a draw between Peter Maivia and Neff Maiava and their opponents, Handsome Johnny Barend and The Magnificent Maurice. For the Hawaiian Heavyweight Championship, Curtis Iaukea defeats Ripper Collins on a disqualification ... Ripper hits the referee ...

The No. 1 record in Hawaii is People Got to Be Free by The Rascals ...

 

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