Uncle Tom’s Gabbin’

Tom Moffatt
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Wednesday - October 31, 2007
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Lucky Dube
Lucky Dube

FIVE YEARS ago to the day that we presented reggae legend Lucky Dube at Kapono’s he was slain in an apparent car-jacking in his hometown of Johannesburg, South Africa. Lucky was one of his country’s leading music ambassadors. A gentle man, gifted composer and performer, he will be missed by all who knew him. Lucky Dube - gone at the age of 43 ...

It’s been long overdue - My Chemical Romance, coming soon! ...

After an intimate evening at Aaron’s last week, some of the The Lion King cast headed to Big Kahuna’s in Waikiki for a little karaoke. The lucky patrons received a treat when the cast members gave an unexpected concert - even singing Circle of Life. What a cast! ...

HOT-HOT-HOT! The outstanding new modern Japanese restaurant Kaiwa just opened on the second floor of the Waikiki Beachwalk. Try the lobster tempura - ono! ...


Making a splash - the 27th annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival with more than 150 films from around the world! Here are some favorites: like-father-like daughter, Alison Eastwood makes her directorial debut with Rails and Ties starring Kevin Bacon. See Korean superstars in The Home Song Stories starring the gorgeous Joan Chen ... A Love starring Ju Jin-Mo ... and May 18 starring Lee Jun-Ki ...

Fun Fact: Joan Chen is doing double-duty, also here for the controversial film Lust, Caution, directed by Ang Lee, in which she stars ...

Joan Chen
Joan Chen

Join in and support Hawaii’s finest with the Al Waterson and You singing competition finals at Don Ho’s Island Grill at The Aloha Tower Marketplace. With a different celebrity judge week each, it’s the only contest of its kind to have a category for every age group. The winners will receive great prizes, including professional recording sessions - Sundays beginning Nov. 4 ...

This week in 1958: The 10th Show Of Stars “packs ‘em in,” opening Halloween night for a three-show run at the Civic Auditorium. Much excitement is created by the headliner Tommy Sands, one of the most popular teen idols of the day. Tommy ranks at the top with Elvis, Rick Nelson and Pat Boone. The show features Connie Francis in her first and only Honolulu appearance, and also stars Dave Sommerville and The Diamonds ...


The No. 1 record in Hawaii is Tom Dooley by the Kingston Trio ...

Another Fun Fact: The Kingston Trio’s Bob Shane and Dave Guard are from Honolulu - Punahou graduates. They keep terrific company in this week’s Hawaii Top 10 with Robin Luke (also from Punahou) and Ronnie Diamond of Radford ...

Listen to Tom Moffatt from 8 a.m. till noon every Saturday morning during Uncle Tom’s Rock and Roll Drive-In on Oldies 107.9 FM or on the web at www.oldies1079honolulu.com.

 

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