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JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM ‘TUXES AND TAILS’ GALA BENEFITS HUMANE SOCIETY
Stan Cadwallader, left, and Jim Nabors were the co-chairmen, and famed pianist Ginny Tiu was in charge of table sales, for “Tuxes and Tails 2014,” a fundraiser for the Hawaiian Humane Society, April 5 in the Monarch Room at The Royal Hawaiian hotel. The theme of the evening was “Bow Wow to Hollywoof: A Night at the A-cat-emy,” and the highlight of the formal program came when Nabors sang a stirring rendition of “The Impossible Dream” with Tiu providing musical accompaniment. “I’m a little long in the tooth to be doing this anymore, but I’ll do the best I can with it,” Nabors said before singing with such power and emotion that he earned the standing ovation he received at the end of the performance.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM SEMINAR SHARES PAN AM MEMORIES
Retired Pan American World Airways pilot Don Cooper, left, shook hands with a mannequin dressed in a Pan Am pilot’s uniform as he talked with Betsey Pease Tryon, Ken DeHoff and Darlene Carver Laster after a Hangar Talk seminar on Pan Am’s history in the Pacific April 5 at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. Cooper flew for Pan Am from 1966 until it shut down in 1991. Tryon’s father, Joe Pease, was on duty at Pan Am’s offices at Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked on Dec. 7, 1941, and spent much of that day helping reroute Pan Am’s intercontinental flying boats, popularly known as “Clippers,” away from the war zone. Laster, a retired Pan Am flight attendant, is wearing a Pan Am uniform from the 1980s.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM ‘TUXES AND TAILS’ GALA BENEFITS HUMANE SOCIETY Talented actors, longtime friends and self-described “divas” Yvonne Iversen, left, and Devon Guard enjoyed pre-dinner cocktails on the lawn with Guard’s husband, Tim Guard, second from left, and Linn Henniger. For more party photos go to www.honolulupulse.com.
JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM ‘TUXES AND TAILS’ GALA BENEFITS HUMANE SOCIETY Peter C.K. Fong and Suzanne Nakano modeled the popular table favors for the evening, battery-powered “Hollywoof glasses.” A three-way switch on the frame activated tiny lights that could be programmed to blink at two different speeds or simply left on to illuminate the darkened room.