Artist Margaret Keane, the ex-Honolulu resident whose troubled life with a manipulative husband who took credit for all of her jeepers-peepers big-eyed paintings, has a cameo appearance in "Big Eyes," the Tim Burton flick that explores the deception behind the eyeballs.
Bruno Mars, the superstar from Honolulu, purchased a $6.5 million home in the Fryman Canyon region of Studio City, Calif. He acquired the property prior to Christmas; the mansion is in a gated community and comes with a lot of extras, according to Variety.
And then there was one. When the Makaha Sons' Christmas show, "Makaha Kalikimaka," unfolds at 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art, longtime group member Louis "Moon" Kauakahi will not be present. He "retired" during the summer.
‘De Lima's De Clips" — a DVD celebrating Frank De Lima's 40 years of comedy shows in Hawaii — boasts a cover image of a moon-faced De Lima eclipsing the sun.It's produced on a small budget but boasts a bounty of outrageous nuggets.
Nicole Scherzinger, the islander who's the ex-lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls, will be the cat's meow in London this winter. Scherzinger takes on Grizabella, the tarnished Glamour Cat who delivers the show-stopping "Memory" in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats."
With Thanksgiving approaching, we posed a simple question to local notables: "What are you thankful for this year?" Responses were overwhelmingly personal yet pertinent, reflecting core values like family and health.