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    RETURN OF THE TEMPTS 1. Concert promoter "Uncle Tom" Moffatt, third from left, greeted the Temptations — Joe Herndon, left, Bruce Williamson, Otis Williams, Ron Tyson and Terry Weeks — moments before they took the stage Aug. 12 in the Blaisdell Arena. The quintet's 70-minute show included their distinctive choreography. With the Four Tops performing as the first act on the bill, it was a great night of classic Motown music.
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    "I'M ON THAT RECORD!" 5. Slack-key master Makana was delighted to find Bill Tapia in the opening night audience for his ambitious new show, "Return to Waikiki," Aug. 7 at the International Market Place. The pre-show entertainment includes recordings from the '20s and '30s, and Tapia, who is 102, told Makana he had played on some of them.
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    REMEMBERING DON 4. Haumea Hebenstreit Ho, center, got a hug from Kirk Matthews and Linda Coble as she welcomed friends and family members to an informal party commemorating the 80th anniversary of the birth of her husband, Don Ho, Aug. 13 at Don Ho's Island Grill at Aloha Tower. Almost everyone had at least one story to share about their good times with Don and his music.
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    HATA PARTY AT DKNY 3. Liz Hata Watanabe, third from left, was joined by Heidi Ribeiro, left, DKNY Ala Moana General Manager Shawna Soakai and Shana Peete in distributing souvenir gift bags at DKNY's "special shopping event" fundraiser for the Hata Foundation Aug. 14 at DKNY Ala Moana. Soakai gave shoppers a 10 percent discount and donated 10 percent of the store's sales to the foundation.
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    HSF "HENRY VI" A HIT 2. Ann Brandman was still partly in costume when she and director Tony Pisculli came out to meet the audience after the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival production of "Henry VI" opened Aug. 13 at the ARTS at Marks Garage. Brandman dominates much of the action with her portrayal of Richard, Duke of York. "Henry VI" closes today with a final performance at 3:30 p.m.
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