November 08, 2006 - MidWeek The Islander
Jeffrie Jones of Kailua is the new president of the Stars, a volunteer support group for the historic Hawaii Theatre. Jeffrie has marketed companies in Minnesota, Paris and Chicago and Hawaii, and was Advertising Person of the Year here in 1997. She currently directs philanthropy for Hawaii Pacific Health ... Waimanalo playwright Frank South (producer of past TV hits like Baywatch Hawaii and Melrose Place) stages the world premiere of his The Night Talkers at the ARTS at Marks Garage at 8 p.m. Nov. 10-12, and Nov. 17-19 (550-8457) ... Meanwhile, prolific author and cook Jean Watanabe Hee of Kaneohe has cooked up another new brew to keep you in the kitchen: The Little Hawaiian Cookbook (40 quick, easy and tasty recipes) from Mutual Publishing ...
Kailuans in the cast of Army Community Theatre’s Annie include Shari Lynn as Miss Hannigan, Madison Eror as the orphan July, and Shari’s dog Star McPherson as Sandy. The musical opens Nov. 16 at Fort Shafter (438-4480) ... Laie writer Steven Goldsberry leads a fiction workshop at the Nov. 18 Honolulu Writers Conference at the East-West Center (395-1161) ... Among Ron Bright‘s former students in the audience at Paliku’s current show, Oklahoma!, were Jade Stice, Jackie Holland (Castle alum Debbie Parker), Kimo Jung and Alan Kaleleiki. Jackie has been working as the female lead in the long-running Las Vegas production of Mama Mia ...
Kailua singer/songwriter Doug Fitch performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the rRed Elephant on Bethel Street (545-2468) ... When Mihana Souza and Maile Meyer sat down at the Thanksgiving table of landscape architect Greg and Lynn Boyer, Sunset magazine was there to tell all. The November issue has an eight-page spread on their Kahaluu-style makahiki feast. With recipes, of course ... By now Herman “Chris” Kreis of Ahuimanu knows about his Nov. 5 surprise beiju (88th) birthday party at the Hale Koa, secretly planned by his wife Nancy. Chris was once the diving officer on the USS Batfish, the champion “submarine-killer” sub in the Pacific theater during World War II ... Some folks renew wedding vows.
The Marines’ heavy helicopter squadron 362 renewed its commitment to Kailua Elementary School recently and gave the school a new flag. Lt. Col Brian Cavanaugh of the “Ugly Angels” told the kids they were all official Ugly Angels too ... Parker United Methodists held a harvest service for Hawaii State Hospital patients Oct. 29 and served them a home-cooked meal at the church. Those who couldn’t make it can come to the Dec. 10 Christmas dinner. Another HSH good guy is Kailua Intermediate special ed teacher Dion Scott, who plays the blues every year for the hospital’s Beyond the Blues program at Ala Moana Center
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