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Ron Bright, the beloved Castle High School drama director, died July 7, 2015, at age 81. His boosters know that “The Wiz,” a takeoff on “The Wizard of Oz,” was one of Mr. B’s pivotal shows.
Konishiki, formerly known as Saleva‘a Atisanoe, became the first non-Japanese to reach ozeki status, the second-highest ranking in sumo wrestling. He will be the first sumotori to rap his way into Blue Note Hawaii on June 20.