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Life mimics art in Kourtney Kang’s reboot, ‘Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.’

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    Hawaii-based "Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.," premieres Sept. 8 on Disney+. Honolulu Star-Advertiser interviews creator and executive producer Kourtney Kang, actors Jason Scott Lee, Peyton Elizabeth Lee ("Andi Mack") and Kathleen Rose Perkins about their experiences filming the "Doogie Howser, M.D." reboot in Hawaii.

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                                Peyton Elizabeth Lee, above right, stars as Dr. Lahela Kamealoha in “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” Pictured with her is Kathleen Rose Perkins, who plays Kame­aloha’s mother, Dr. Clara Hannon.

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    Peyton Elizabeth Lee, above right, stars as Dr. Lahela Kamealoha in “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” Pictured with her is Kathleen Rose Perkins, who plays Kame­aloha’s mother, Dr. Clara Hannon.

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                                Jason Scott Lee stars as Benny Kamealoha.

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    Jason Scott Lee stars as Benny Kamealoha.

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                                Kourtney Kang, the creator and executive producer of“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” was born in Hawaii

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    Kourtney Kang, the creator and executive producer of“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” was born in Hawaii

When screenwriter Kourtney Kang heard that ­Disney was considering a reboot of the popular 1990s TV show “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” she saw it as a chance to do something personal. Read more

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