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JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM GOURMET EVENING FOR NARCISSUS PAGEANT | 1. Island chef Gordon Lum and his wife, Gayle, center, were the hosts of an April 6 gourmet dinner party in Manoa for 2013 Narcissus Pageant judges and officials. Judges Vivien Stackpole, left, Colleen Wong and Dora Woo were three of the lucky guests.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM ACUW HOLDS FASHION FUNDRAISER AT HILTON | 4. Beverly Mau, president of Associated Chinese University Women, third from left, welcomed Erica Lee, left, Douglas Ho of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, and Crystal Lee to "Asian Rhythms and Motifs," a luncheon fashion show fundraiser, March 30 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Crystal Lee is Miss Chinatown Hawaii and Erica Lee is a member of her court. Proceeds will fund scholarships and community-service programs.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM 'HEDDA' HOT AT HPU | 3. Director Joyce Maltby, left, celebrated with cast members Nick Barnum (Eilert), Catherine Leskovec (Thea), Tony Nickelsen (George) and Melinda Maltby (Berta) April 5 at the opening-night reception for her production of "Hedda Gabler" at Hawaii Pacific University. Nickelsen's portrayal of an innocent man whose innate goodness blinds him to the duplicity of others is a key performance in Maltby's provocative staging of this classic tragedy. The show runs through May 5. Tickets: 375-1282.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM 2. Pageant official Vernon Ching caught up with 2012 Narcissus Court members Cherie Ching, left, Amanda Wong, Julianne Cheng and Tiffany Au on the balcony of the Lum residence.