Show and Tell Hawai'i

DeLima goes presidential with 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly" take-off

September 9th, 2016

      Not surprisingly, comedian Frank DeLima has gone presidential in his latest musical parody, “Wouldn’t That Be Hillary?” DeLima will likely debut it in person, when he headlines his “Grandparents Day” luncheon show this Sunday (Sept. 11) at the Pagoda Restaurant. The timely and political take-off is sung to “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,”READ MORE

Regaling and remembering the new and old Marketplace

August 30th, 2016

  The newly opened and reimagined International Market Place, in the heart of Waikiki, surely will be equally ballyhooed and booed. It’s grand, it’s gorgeous, it’s about time. Yet its relevance and reception will be determined as folks discover what it offers in the weeks and months ahead. On the plus side, it boasts 75READ MORE

Brandy Lee has a past plus a bright presence

August 12th, 2016

                  ‘BOYLESQUE’ When: Final show at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 17) Where: Treetops Restaurant, in Manoa Valley. Admission: $48.50, for buffet and show Reservations: 988-6838 Brandy Lee, a legend in local burlesque, clearly is a museum piece, with roots at The Glades, the historic now-gone Hotel StreetREAD MORE

An Olympian effort to remember Ron Bright — and it's Gold standard

August 7th, 2016

The Bright brand is one singular sensation   — for one night only    “Brighter Still,” that musical tribute to the late educator-director Ron Bright, was a singular sensation last night (Aug. 6) at the Hawaii Theatre. With Olympian effort and astonishing polish — call it a Gold Medal triumph — a performing cast ofREAD MORE

Damien grad Batalon lands a leading role in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

July 27th, 2016

    Jacob Batalon, appearing at Comic Con in San Diego recently. He’ll play Ned Leeds, Peter Parker’s best friend, in Marvel’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” opening July 7, 2017. –  Photo courtesy Jacob Batalon For a dude who strummed ukulele in high school and who never acted locally, Jacob Batalon feels stunned and lucky to land a roleREAD MORE

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