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    ELVIS REMEMBERED AT WASHINGTON PLACE      
    1. Vicky Tiu Cayetano, center, known to Elvis Presley fans as Sue-Lin in the 1963 movie “It Happened at the World’s Fair,” was a celebrity guest when Gov. Neil Abercrombie, fourth from left, hosted an “Elvis Week”?reception Jan. 13 at Washington Place. Vicky and her husband, former Gov. Ben Cayetano, left, talked with Abercrombie, his wife, Nancie Caraway, and Jim Nabors before the formal program.
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    CHAO CROWNED NARCISSUS QUEEN
        5. Newly crowned Narcissus Queen Diana Chao was congratulated backstage Jan. 12 by pageant coordinator Michele C. Choy, left, Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii President Leonard J.K.H. Kam and CCCH President-elect Betty Hoang Brow. Chao’s responses in the interview segment got her off to a strong start in the competition. For more pageant photos, visit honolulupulse.com.
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    CHICAGO ROCKS THE ARENA
          4. Robert Lamm, left, keyboardist and founding member of Chicago, talked backstage with “Uncle Tom” Moffatt shortly before the band’s superb concert Jan. 11 in Blaisdell Arena. It was a busy weekend for Moffatt:?He went to Hawaii island with Chicago on Jan. 12, returned to Hono?lulu on Jan. 13 for two days of Elvis anniversary events and then rejoined Chicago on Tuesday on Maui. See my review of the Hono?lulu concert at www.honolulupulse.com.
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    ‘ALOHA’ 40 YEARS LATER 
    3. Joe Guercio was greeted by Barbara Armentrout before the 40th-anniversary screening of “Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii” Monday in Blaisdell Arena. Guercio was conductor and musical director of the 1973 concert. Armentrout was in the audience in ’73 thanks to a friend who gave her a ticket. See my review at www.honolulupulse.com.
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    ELVIS REMEMBERED AT WASHINGTON PLACE  
         2. Jack Soden, left, CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises, showed Ginny Tiu and Jimmy Borges the framed display commemorating the 40th anniversary of the “Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii” concert in 1973. Tiu performed with Presley in “Girls! Girls! Girls!” in 1962. Borges entertained with his renditions of “I’ll Weave a Lei of Stars for You” and “E Maliu Mai.”

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