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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2010
                                Sherry Shaoling performs in Honolulu in 2010.

Former Honolulu entertainer Shaoling commits to comedy

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2010
                                Sherry Shaoling performs in Honolulu in 2010.

Updated on  May 27, 2017 at 11:00 pm
Sherry Shaoling is transiting from singer-comedic actress to stand-up comedian, which provides new avenues of expression for the former Honolulu resident. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Jimmy Borges appears at a benefit concert in his honor at the Moana Surfrider in 2016. Proceeds from the event went to the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship Foundation at the University of Hawaii.

Borges documentary in running for regional Emmy

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Jimmy Borges appears at a benefit concert in his honor at the Moana Surfrider in 2016. Proceeds from the event went to the Jimmy Borges Endowed Scholarship Foundation at the University of Hawaii.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 11:56 pm
“Jimmy Borges: A Life Story,” that splendid documentary on the beloved jazz singer, is one of three specials up for a regional Emmy Award. Read More
NEW YORK TIMES
                                Bette Midler is pictured during a performance of “Hello, Dolly!” in New York. Midler is nominated for a Tony Award in the category of best lead actress in a musical.

Midler likely to win Broadway’s top honor

NEW YORK TIMES
                                Bette Midler is pictured during a performance of “Hello, Dolly!” in New York. Midler is nominated for a Tony Award in the category of best lead actress in a musical.

Updated on  May 14, 2017 at 12:22 am
It’s a sure bet that Bette Midler — now starring in “Hello, Dolly!” — will win best leading actress in a musical at next month’s Tony Awards in New York. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Kimo Kahoano, left, with honoree Neva Rego at the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA) 39th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Awards​ at the Ala Moana Hotel Hibiscus Ballroom in 2016.

Performers, including former pupils, to honor voice coach Rego

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Kimo Kahoano, left, with honoree Neva Rego at the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA) 39th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Awards​ at the Ala Moana Hotel Hibiscus Ballroom in 2016.

Updated on  May 7, 2017 at 4:14 pm
The Society of Arts and Letters, Hawaii chapter, will honor Neva Rego, beloved voice teacher to the stars, at the Pacific Club. Read More
COURTESY NBC
                                Hawaii native Anthony Ruvivar, at left in the middle row, was a regular cast member on NBC’s “Third Watch” from 1999 to 2005. Ruivivar spent 10 days in New York recently, filming an episode of CBS’ “Blue Bloods.”

Ruivivar felt at home during ‘Blue Bloods’ stint

COURTESY NBC
                                Hawaii native Anthony Ruvivar, at left in the middle row, was a regular cast member on NBC’s “Third Watch” from 1999 to 2005. Ruivivar spent 10 days in New York recently, filming an episode of CBS’ “Blue Bloods.”

Updated on  April 29, 2017 at 7:32 pm
Hawaii native Anthony Ruivivar spent 10 days in New York recently, filming an episode of CBS’ “Blue Bloods.” Read More
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota answers questions during an interview at the Oahu Country Club on March 27.

Mariota is great, from football field to screens big and small

BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota answers questions during an interview at the Oahu Country Club on March 27.

Updated on  April 22, 2017 at 9:44 pm
Marcus Mariota, the homegrown NFL fave prepping a return after sustaining a broken leg last season, surely will spend time at the Waialae Country Club after being extended membership there. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Bette Midler poses for a photo in New York in 2014.

Midler already racks up award during Broadway return

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Bette Midler poses for a photo in New York in 2014.

Updated on  April 18, 2017 at 11:35 am
Bette Midler, still doing previews leading to her formal premiere of “Hello, Dolly,” already has won an award for her return to Broadway. Read More
 
JAMM AQUINO / JAQAUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Auli’i Cravalho, the voice of “Moana” in the hit Disney musical film, will rub elbows with some of Broadway’s finest in Opening Act’s 11th annual benefit play reading one-nighter April 25 at New World Stages.

3 Hawaii actresses have Big Apple gigs this month

JAMM AQUINO / JAQAUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Auli’i Cravalho, the voice of “Moana” in the hit Disney musical film, will rub elbows with some of Broadway’s finest in Opening Act’s 11th annual benefit play reading one-nighter April 25 at New World Stages.

Updated on  April 11, 2017 at 12:40 am
Auli‘i Cravalho, the voice of “Moana” in the hit Disney musical film, will rub elbows with some of Broadway’s finest in Opening Act’s 11th annual benefit play reading one-nighter at New World Stages. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Bruno Mars performs during the iHeart Radio Awards earlier this year.

Mars to conquer Europe, Asia before returning to Hawaii

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Bruno Mars performs during the iHeart Radio Awards earlier this year.

Updated on  April 1, 2017 at 7:23 pm
Bruno Mars wants to perform in Hawaii again, according to his father. But not anytime soon. Read More
 
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2012
                                Eddie Kamae.

PBS Hawaii to air Kamae documentaries

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2012
                                Eddie Kamae.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 7:58 pm
“The Films of Eddie and Myrna Kamae: From the Heart” will air April 6 to 9 on PBS Hawaii. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Shari Lynn joins the “boys” — Kip Wilborn, Guy Merola, Buz Tennent and Elika Santos — in this year’s attraction for Manoa Valley Theatre’s major fundraiser, “Manoa Marquee,” at the Ko‘olau Ballroom in April.

Vocalists bring Broadway cred to MVT fundraiser

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Shari Lynn joins the “boys” — Kip Wilborn, Guy Merola, Buz Tennent and Elika Santos — in this year’s attraction for Manoa Valley Theatre’s major fundraiser, “Manoa Marquee,” at the Ko‘olau Ballroom in April.

Updated on  March 18, 2017 at 6:38 pm
“Shari Lynn and the Boys on Broadway,” this year’s attraction for Manoa Valley Theatre’s major fundraiser, is bubbling over with talent. Read More
COURTESY LAURA MARIE DUNCAN
                                Loretta Ables Sayre, who was Bloody Mary in “South Pacific,” will headline with Taylor Quick as the titular flapper wannabe Millie Dillmount.

Ables Sayre joins musical at prestigious New England venue

COURTESY LAURA MARIE DUNCAN
                                Loretta Ables Sayre, who was Bloody Mary in “South Pacific,” will headline with Taylor Quick as the titular flapper wannabe Millie Dillmount.

Updated on  March 13, 2017 at 7:15 pm
Tony Award-nominated singer-actress Loretta Ables Sayre will co-star as Mrs. Meers in “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut. Read More
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Andy Bumatai.

Cancer treatment provides stand-up material for Bumatai

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Andy Bumatai.
On the brink of bankruptcy due to mounting medical bills, comedian Andy Bumatai returns to stand-up comedy at Blue Note Hawaii. Read More
BRUCE ASATO / 2014
                                Jack Cione poses for a photo with a promotional poster for his ninth annual “Arcadia Follies” production in 2014. The show was presented by retirement community Arcadia’s Programs and Wellness Department.

Cione looks forward to 90th birthday tribute show

BRUCE ASATO / 2014
                                Jack Cione poses for a photo with a promotional poster for his ninth annual “Arcadia Follies” production in 2014. The show was presented by retirement community Arcadia’s Programs and Wellness Department.

Updated on  February 25, 2017 at 9:58 pm
As he approaches his 90th birthday, longtime entrepreneur, showman, director and author Jack Cione has no regrets — but his bucket list still has a few to-dos. Read More
COURTESY RON RINALDI PHOTOGRAPHY
                                Singer-actress Mary Gutzi calls Honoluu her second home.

Former DHT actress has title role in new musical

COURTESY RON RINALDI PHOTOGRAPHY
                                Singer-actress Mary Gutzi calls Honoluu her second home.

Updated on  February 18, 2017 at 7:28 pm
Singer-actress Mary Gutzi, who calls Honolulu her second home, is in the midst of rehearsals in Toronto for the world premiere of a new musical, “Sousatzka.” Read More
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jake Shimabukuro entertains kids during an assembly welcoming 40 ukuleles to the Ala Wai School music program on Feb. 8. The ukuleles included six refurbished Kamaka ukuleles and donations of Waterman plastic ukes donated by the manufacturer, Kala.

‘Hawaii Five-0’ stars join ‘MacGyver’ crossover episode

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jake Shimabukuro entertains kids during an assembly welcoming 40 ukuleles to the Ala Wai School music program on Feb. 8. The ukuleles included six refurbished Kamaka ukuleles and donations of Waterman plastic ukes donated by the manufacturer, Kala.

Updated on  February 13, 2017 at 11:37 am
Two CBS dramas are doing a crossover episode airing March 10, with “Hawaii Five-0” stars appearing on“MacGyver.” Read More

Cazimero’s Blue Note gig makes for magical evening

Robert Cazimero truly is a gem; his Jan. 28 Blue Note Hawaii show was as good as it gets, with surprises and stories galore. Read More
Updated on  February 7, 2017 at 11:07 am
COURTESY DANIEL CHING
                                Daniel Ching.

Hawaii actor subs as ‘Hamilton’ in Chicago production

COURTESY DANIEL CHING
                                Daniel Ching.

Updated on  January 26, 2017 at 9:48 pm
Joseph Morales is the Alexander Hamilton alternate in the Chicago company of “Hamilton,” while another isle performer is rehearsing for a March debut in San Francisco. Read More
COURTESY MYRNA KAMAE
                                Eddie Kamae died Jan. 7 with “E Ku’u Morning Dew” playing in the background, a smile on his face and his wife at his side.

Cazimero becoming more active by composing new music

COURTESY MYRNA KAMAE
                                Eddie Kamae died Jan. 7 with “E Ku’u Morning Dew” playing in the background, a smile on his face and his wife at his side.

Updated on  January 13, 2017 at 6:35 pm
Roland Cazimero has been out of the limelight for nearly two years but is trying to get rolling again by composing new music. Read More
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Willie K performs during a tribute concert for Jimmy Borges at the Moana Surfrider in January 2016.

Willie K performs for Obama on last night of Hawaii visit

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016
                                Willie K performs during a tribute concert for Jimmy Borges at the Moana Surfrider in January 2016.

Updated on  January 8, 2017 at 7:08 pm
Willie K played a hush-hush performance for President Barack Obama on the final evening of his most recent Hawaii visit. Read More

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