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  • Billy V: Barbara Sinatra, Batalon's new role, Makana Mana, New Na Leo CD, Gridiron 2017

    Billy V: Barbara Sinatra, Batalon's new role, Makana Mana, New Na Leo CD, Gridiron 2017

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:26:55 GMT

    The fourth and final wife of entertainment legend Frank Sinatra has died. Friends say Barbara Sinatra passed away Tuesday from natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. 

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    The fourth and final wife of entertainment legend Frank Sinatra has died. Friends say Barbara Sinatra passed away Tuesday from natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. 

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  • Billy V: Locals on American Ninja Warrior, Big Island artist Bolo Rodrigues, Justice League at SDCC, 'Inhumans' trailer

    Billy V: Locals on American Ninja Warrior, Big Island artist Bolo Rodrigues, Justice League at SDCC, 'Inhumans' trailer

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:48:07 GMT

    Last night on KHNL it was the show American Ninja Warriors. There were three local boys that were competing. Flight attendant from Honolulu Grant McCartney, Kapu Gaison from Kaneohe, who is Blaine Gaison's son, Blaine was all star at Kamehameha and UH and  his sister was Miss Hawaii 2006...

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    Last night on KHNL it was the show American Ninja Warriors. There were three local boys that were competing. Flight attendant from Honolulu Grant McCartney, Kapu Gaison from Kaneohe, who is Blaine Gaison's son, Blaine was all star at Kamehameha and UH and  his sister was Miss Hawaii 2006...

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  • Billy V: Weekend box office, American Ninja Warrior, The Rock and Siri take on the world

    Billy V: Weekend box office, American Ninja Warrior, The Rock and Siri take on the world

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:33:23 GMT

    The historical drama 'Dunkirk' soared to first place at the global box office.  Christopher Nolan's latest film beat expectations by making $50.5 million in North America.  On top of that, the World War II epic is bringing in $55.4 million overseas, for a global debut of $105.9 million. Meanwhile, Wonder Woman...

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    The historical drama 'Dunkirk' soared to first place at the global box office.  Christopher Nolan's latest film beat expectations by making $50.5 million in North America.  On top of that, the World War II epic is bringing in $55.4 million overseas, for a global debut of $105.9 million. Meanwhile, Wonder Woman...

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  • Billy V: Linkin Park loses singer to suicide, Jada Pinkett-Smith recalls days with Tupac, Stevie Wonder gets hitched, Keiki Hula Competition

    Billy V: Linkin Park loses singer to suicide, Jada Pinkett-Smith recalls days with Tupac, Stevie Wonder gets hitched, Keiki Hula Competition

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:45:03 GMT

    Music lovers and Linkin Park fans are mourning front-man Chester Bennington this morning. He was found in his Los Angeles home -  dead from an apparent suicide Thursday morning. In a tweet -  bandmate Mike Shinoda said he was, quote, "shocked and heartbroken" by the news. Bennington was...

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    Music lovers and Linkin Park fans are mourning front-man Chester Bennington this morning. He was found in his Los Angeles home -  dead from an apparent suicide Thursday morning. In a tweet -  bandmate Mike Shinoda said he was, quote, "shocked and heartbroken" by the news. Bennington was...

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  • Billy V: New Hawaii 5-O cast members, Highest paid TV stars, 'Dunkirk'

    Billy V: New Hawaii 5-O cast members, Highest paid TV stars, 'Dunkirk'

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:07:00 GMT

    Hawaii Five-0 has signed *three new actors for the upcoming season. The first is a familiar face. Ian Anthony Dale has played Kono Kalakaua's husband in the past. And two new faces, Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale, will also be joining the cast. This comes a few weeks after Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park...

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    Hawaii Five-0 has signed *three new actors for the upcoming season. The first is a familiar face. Ian Anthony Dale has played Kono Kalakaua's husband in the past. And two new faces, Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale, will also be joining the cast. This comes a few weeks after Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park...

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  • Billy V: Gabby's statue, New 'Star Wars' behind the scenes video, Macguire back in Spider-Man?, Ed Sheerhan quits Twitter

    Billy V: Gabby's statue, New 'Star Wars' behind the scenes video, Macguire back in Spider-Man?, Ed Sheerhan quits Twitter

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:31:09 GMT

    Cyril Pahinui's shared a post from his FB Page that says, "Christmas is our favorite time of year and today we celebrated Christmas in July!  Mahalo nui to Luana Maitland for coming by with sculptor Kim Duffet to give us this wonderful gift.  We will treasure it and Outrigger's support to make our dream...

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    Cyril Pahinui's shared a post from his FB Page that says, "Christmas is our favorite time of year and today we celebrated Christmas in July!  Mahalo nui to Luana Maitland for coming by with sculptor Kim Duffet to give us this wonderful gift.  We will treasure it and Outrigger's support to make our dream...

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  • Joy of Sake event to celebrate Japanese rice wines

    Joy of Sake event to celebrate Japanese rice wines

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:35:11 GMT
    Sake is growing in popularity thanks to events like the "Joy of Sake." Numerous varieties will be up for sampling at the annual event. Mari Taketa, a spokesperson for the event, alongside Chef Kelly Degala with Basalt restaurant stopped by to preview the celebration of the Japanese rice wines. The event will be held on August 4 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Tickets are $95 per person in advance, $105 at the door. For more information, click here. Copyright...More >>
    Sake is growing in popularity thanks to events like the "Joy of Sake." Numerous varieties will be up for sampling at the annual event. Mari Taketa, a spokesperson for the event, alongside Chef Kelly Degala with Basalt restaurant stopped by to preview the celebration of the Japanese rice wines. The event will be held on August 4 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Tickets are $95 per person in advance, $105 at the door. For more information, click here. Copyright...More >>
  • Duran Duran to play in Hawaii for first time

    Duran Duran to play in Hawaii for first time

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:48:58 GMT

    Duran Duran is set to play in the islands on Sunday.

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    Duran Duran is set to play in the islands on Sunday.

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  • Billy V: The Rock, Ronda Rousey, Kuana Torres Kahele, Pokemon GO, Vegas Spam

    Billy V: The Rock, Ronda Rousey, Kuana Torres Kahele, Pokemon GO, Vegas Spam

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:31:13 GMT

    The Rock's stunt double is getting a lot of attention this morning. And if you think the two look alike, you're not seeing things - they're actually cousins. This is Tanoai Reed. Reed is from Kahuku and played football for the Red Raiders and UH. While he was at Kahuku, his teammate...

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    The Rock's stunt double is getting a lot of attention this morning. And if you think the two look alike, you're not seeing things - they're actually cousins. This is Tanoai Reed. Reed is from Kahuku and played football for the Red Raiders and UH. While he was at Kahuku, his teammate...

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  • Billy V: Daniel Dae Kim and Peter Lenkov response to actors leaving, holiday box office

    Billy V: Daniel Dae Kim and Peter Lenkov response to actors leaving, holiday box office

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:45:00 GMT

    Hawaii Five-O star Daniel Dae Kim is discussing his departure from the show for the first time today. In a post on social media, he said "the path to equality is rarely easy" and confirmed the news that he was not able to agree on a new contract with CBS. He did not go into details on that.But he did thank...

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    Hawaii Five-O star Daniel Dae Kim is discussing his departure from the show for the first time today. In a post on social media, he said "the path to equality is rarely easy" and confirmed the news that he was not able to agree on a new contract with CBS. He did not go into details on that.But he did thank...

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  • Billy V: Kim, Park leave Five-0, fans support Adele, Aquaman gets a surfboard, Kimie goes back to where she started

    Billy V: Kim, Park leave Five-0, fans support Adele, Aquaman gets a surfboard, Kimie goes back to where she started

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-04 19:48:23 GMT

    It's not just the pay disparity bothering some Hawaii Five-0 critics. Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park are reportedly leaving because their salaries aren't equal with the other stars. Their departures have also triggered complaints about a perceived lack of racial diversity on the show. CBS didn't respond, but last week...

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    It's not just the pay disparity bothering some Hawaii Five-0 critics. Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park are reportedly leaving because their salaries aren't equal with the other stars. Their departures have also triggered complaints about a perceived lack of racial diversity on the show. CBS didn't respond, but last week...

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  • Billy V: Maria Menounos leaving E!, local musicians create new song for Mana Maoli, Happy Birthday Nicole Scherzinger

    Billy V: Maria Menounos leaving E!, local musicians create new song for Mana Maoli, Happy Birthday Nicole Scherzinger

    Monday, July 3 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-07-03 19:39:21 GMT

    E! Entertainment co-host Maria Menounos is stepping down after revealing she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 39-year-old says doctors were able to take out nearly one-hundred percent of the benign golf ball-sized tumor earlier this year.  She's leaving the network so she can quote: "be still" and...

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    E! Entertainment co-host Maria Menounos is stepping down after revealing she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 39-year-old says doctors were able to take out nearly one-hundred percent of the benign golf ball-sized tumor earlier this year.  She's leaving the network so she can quote: "be still" and...

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  • Jazz vocal group the Manhattan Transfer tour Hawaii

    Jazz vocal group the Manhattan Transfer tour Hawaii

    Friday, June 30 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-06-30 19:41:56 GMT

    The Manhattan Transfer is performing at Blue Note Hawaii. They're calling it its "45th Anniversary Celebration". The original members of the group started performing in 1969 according to Wikipedia. The group of 4 have earned 10 Grammy awards and been inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of fame. They perform a combination of jazz and pop fusion. They had a preview performance on Sunrise. The group will perform June 29 - July 2, 2017 at Blue Note Hawaii.

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    The Manhattan Transfer is performing at Blue Note Hawaii. They're calling it its "45th Anniversary Celebration". The original members of the group started performing in 1969 according to Wikipedia. The group of 4 have earned 10 Grammy awards and been inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of fame. They perform a combination of jazz and pop fusion. They had a preview performance on Sunrise. The group will perform June 29 - July 2, 2017 at Blue Note Hawaii.

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  • Billy V: Fans celebrate Chris Pratt's birthday, Spider-Man red carpet premiere, 'Jumanji' trailer

    Billy V: Fans celebrate Chris Pratt's birthday, Spider-Man red carpet premiere, 'Jumanji' trailer

    Thursday, June 29 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-06-29 19:49:25 GMT

    Hollywood A-Lister Chris Pratt took time away from chasing dinosaurs - or getting chased by them - for a sweet birthday surprise. It happened right here in Hawaii. Some keiki were spotted singing 'Happy Birthday' to the actor, who turned 38 last Wednesday. He's on Oahu filming...

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    Hollywood A-Lister Chris Pratt took time away from chasing dinosaurs - or getting chased by them - for a sweet birthday surprise. It happened right here in Hawaii. Some keiki were spotted singing 'Happy Birthday' to the actor, who turned 38 last Wednesday. He's on Oahu filming...

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  • Billy V: Cyril Pahinui update, Johnny Galecki's house burns down, Hangin' with Chris Pratt

    Billy V: Cyril Pahinui update, Johnny Galecki's house burns down, Hangin' with Chris Pratt

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:48:26 GMT

    Cyril Pahinui's family is talking about moving him out of the ICU and into an out-patient facility. The slack key master is still recovering from a serious illness. But according to a Facebook post, he's been getting better. In the post, Pahinui thanks everyone for their support. He also called his father Gabby's...

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    Cyril Pahinui's family is talking about moving him out of the ICU and into an out-patient facility. The slack key master is still recovering from a serious illness. But according to a Facebook post, he's been getting better. In the post, Pahinui thanks everyone for their support. He also called his father Gabby's...

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  • Billy V: The Obama's on vacation, Gaga goes 'gliking', Babe's ring for sale, Steve Carell as 'The Silver Fox'

    Billy V: The Obama's on vacation, Gaga goes 'gliking', Babe's ring for sale, Steve Carell as 'The Silver Fox'

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-06-27 19:51:42 GMT

    The Obamas went from Hawaii last week to vacationing in Indonesia this week. The former first family was seen Monday river rafting on the Ayung River on the resort island of Bali. Reporters got photos of Mister Obama with Michelle, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia. Mister Obama used to live there...

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    The Obamas went from Hawaii last week to vacationing in Indonesia this week. The former first family was seen Monday river rafting on the Ayung River on the resort island of Bali. Reporters got photos of Mister Obama with Michelle, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia. Mister Obama used to live there...

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  • Billy V: Colbert for President, Bruno Mars, Bobby Wood gets hitched, Flash mob hula

    Billy V: Colbert for President, Bruno Mars, Bobby Wood gets hitched, Flash mob hula

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:30:41 GMT

    Stephen Colbert for US President?  It's a possibility. It's an announcement he made while on Russian TV on Evening Urgant, a popular late-night show. They played a game called Russian Roulette where you make a toast and take a shot. Colbert said after a few shots, "OK. I am here to announce...

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    Stephen Colbert for US President?  It's a possibility. It's an announcement he made while on Russian TV on Evening Urgant, a popular late-night show. They played a game called Russian Roulette where you make a toast and take a shot. Colbert said after a few shots, "OK. I am here to announce...

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  • Billy V: 'Han Solo' gets new director, Aulii in NYC, GOT season 7 trailer, The Rock stops traffic for a fan

    Billy V: 'Han Solo' gets new director, Aulii in NYC, GOT season 7 trailer, The Rock stops traffic for a fan

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:43:01 GMT

    It didn't take long. The Han Solo - Star Wars spinoff has a new director - and it is Oscar Winning filmmaker Ron Howard. This is happening after the movies original directors were fired Tuesday while in the middle of production. They wanted to put in more humor and encouraged improvisation, something...

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    It didn't take long. The Han Solo - Star Wars spinoff has a new director - and it is Oscar Winning filmmaker Ron Howard. This is happening after the movies original directors were fired Tuesday while in the middle of production. They wanted to put in more humor and encouraged improvisation, something...

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  • Billy V: 'Han Solo' loses directors, Cyril Pahinui honored by The National Endowment for the Arts, and Singin' on a train

    Billy V: 'Han Solo' loses directors, Cyril Pahinui honored by The National Endowment for the Arts, and Singin' on a train

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:19:22 GMT

    There's been a disturbance in the Force! The directors of the new Han Solo prequel "Star Wars" are leaving the film. Lucasfilm announced last night that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are leaving the spinoff. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement: "Phil Lord and Christopher Miller...

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    There's been a disturbance in the Force! The directors of the new Han Solo prequel "Star Wars" are leaving the film. Lucasfilm announced last night that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are leaving the spinoff. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement: "Phil Lord and Christopher Miller...

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  • Billy V: Kahuku woman on ' The Price is Right', Oprah at the MACC, Gal's pay, Transformers

    Billy V: Kahuku woman on ' The Price is Right', Oprah at the MACC, Gal's pay, Transformers

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 18:28:19 GMT

    The price is right for a Kahuku girl. Olivina Avea appeared on the game show wearing her Kahuku High Basketball Shirt with pride! She was so excited to be on the show yesterday-- that she cried. She took on the Hollywood game show's "Punch a Bunch" segment. That's where you punch a different slot...

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    The price is right for a Kahuku girl. Olivina Avea appeared on the game show wearing her Kahuku High Basketball Shirt with pride! She was so excited to be on the show yesterday-- that she cried. She took on the Hollywood game show's "Punch a Bunch" segment. That's where you punch a different slot...

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  • Billy V: Malama Honua Hokulea Homecoming recap

    Billy V: Malama Honua Hokulea Homecoming recap

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:48:58 GMT

    There was lots of entertainment after the official welcome home ceremonies for Hokule'a this past Saturday 'Moana' star Aulii Cravahlo got a standing ovation at the Hokule'a Ho'olaule'a as she entertained the crowd singing her hit song from the motion picture. 

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    There was lots of entertainment after the official welcome home ceremonies for Hokule'a this past Saturday 'Moana' star Aulii Cravahlo got a standing ovation at the Hokule'a Ho'olaule'a as she entertained the crowd singing her hit song from the motion picture. 

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  • Billy V: Gene Simmons wants to own 'I Love You,' Oprah is Wonder Woman, Hawaii's star chasers

    Billy V: Gene Simmons wants to own 'I Love You,' Oprah is Wonder Woman, Hawaii's star chasers

    Thursday, June 15 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-06-15 22:00:35 GMT

    Watch out rockers:  Watch what you do with your hand and your fingers. Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark the classic hand gesture of your thumb, pointer and pinky. The KISS lead singer filed the application with the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office. He says the horns hand movement...

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    Watch out rockers:  Watch what you do with your hand and your fingers. Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark the classic hand gesture of your thumb, pointer and pinky. The KISS lead singer filed the application with the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office. He says the horns hand movement...

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  • Billy V: Highest paid celebrities, Midler thanks Hawaii teachers

    Billy V: Highest paid celebrities, Midler thanks Hawaii teachers

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:42:47 GMT

    The list of the highest paid celebrities in the world is out. Topping the list -  Sean Combs. Forbes magazine says P Diddy pulled 130 million last year. In second place - Beyonce earned a 105 million dollar paycheck. "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling  was third with 95 million. Also, two kama'aina...

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    The list of the highest paid celebrities in the world is out. Topping the list -  Sean Combs. Forbes magazine says P Diddy pulled 130 million last year. In second place - Beyonce earned a 105 million dollar paycheck. "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling  was third with 95 million. Also, two kama'aina...

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  • Billy V: Miss Hawaii 2017, Jennifer Lawrence lands safely, 'Hanson' takes Tonys, Wonder Woman takes on The Mummy

    Billy V: Miss Hawaii 2017, Jennifer Lawrence lands safely, 'Hanson' takes Tonys, Wonder Woman takes on The Mummy

    Monday, June 12 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-06-12 20:00:35 GMT

    She suffered through an outer-space odyssey in "Passengers", but a real life scare in the air for Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence over the weekend. Her private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo Saturday. The actress was traveling from Louisville when one of the plane's engines failed...

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    She suffered through an outer-space odyssey in "Passengers", but a real life scare in the air for Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence over the weekend. Her private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo Saturday. The actress was traveling from Louisville when one of the plane's engines failed...

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  • Billy V: Casting for 'The Islands,' Kamehameha Day celebrations

    Billy V: Casting for 'The Islands,' Kamehameha Day celebrations

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:42:57 GMT

    Here's your chance to be on the big screen! A casting call for the upcoming movie - "The Islands." Movie execs are hunting for a Native Hawaiian - for a big role. Last night - producers invited 60 people to audition to play King Kamehameha - at the Japanese Cultural Center. Some even dressing up...

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    Here's your chance to be on the big screen! A casting call for the upcoming movie - "The Islands." Movie execs are hunting for a Native Hawaiian - for a big role. Last night - producers invited 60 people to audition to play King Kamehameha - at the Japanese Cultural Center. Some even dressing up...

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  • Billy V: James Corden returns home, local girl takes on 'World of Dance'

    Billy V: James Corden returns home, local girl takes on 'World of Dance'

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:11:29 GMT

    Late night talk show host James Corden returned home and is now taking the U.K. by storm - literally stopping London traffic to film scenes for his "Late Late Show". You can see he's dressed as everyone's favorite nanny "Mary Poppins" - singing songs from the classic. Cordon says he hopes he's...

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    Late night talk show host James Corden returned home and is now taking the U.K. by storm - literally stopping London traffic to film scenes for his "Late Late Show". You can see he's dressed as everyone's favorite nanny "Mary Poppins" - singing songs from the classic. Cordon says he hopes he's...

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  • Billy V: Clooney welcomes twins, The Rock, Kuana Torres Kahele, Bruno Mars

    Billy V: Clooney welcomes twins, The Rock, Kuana Torres Kahele, Bruno Mars

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:06:31 GMT

    George and Amal Clooney have welcomed twins Ella and Alexander. Clooney's publicist Stan Rosenfield said both are "happy, healthy and doing fine." Rosenfield joked that "George is sedated and should recover in a few days." 

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    George and Amal Clooney have welcomed twins Ella and Alexander. Clooney's publicist Stan Rosenfield said both are "happy, healthy and doing fine." Rosenfield joked that "George is sedated and should recover in a few days." 

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  • Billy V: Wonder Woman rules the weekend, One Love Manchester raises millions, Sunrise wins and Emmy

    Billy V: Wonder Woman rules the weekend, One Love Manchester raises millions, Sunrise wins and Emmy

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:20:44 GMT

    Finally, the box office numbers we were expecting for the summer season.  Leading the charge:  Wonder Woman! The superhero flick grossed $100.5 million across North American over the weekend. It was the biggest opening ever for a female director, Patty Jenkins. Overseas, Wonder Woman...

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    Finally, the box office numbers we were expecting for the summer season.  Leading the charge:  Wonder Woman! The superhero flick grossed $100.5 million across North American over the weekend. It was the biggest opening ever for a female director, Patty Jenkins. Overseas, Wonder Woman...

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  • Billy V: Brandy hospitalized, Biggest Little Airshow,

    Billy V: Brandy hospitalized, Biggest Little Airshow,

    Friday, June 2 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-06-02 21:08:02 GMT

    R&B singer Brandy has been hospitalized after losing consciousness shortly after boarding a Delta plane at LAX. The star - whose real name is Brandy Norwood was rushed to the hospital after airline officials reported an ill passenger about 7-am local time. She was "unconscious or almost unconscious"...

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    R&B singer Brandy has been hospitalized after losing consciousness shortly after boarding a Delta plane at LAX. The star - whose real name is Brandy Norwood was rushed to the hospital after airline officials reported an ill passenger about 7-am local time. She was "unconscious or almost unconscious"...

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  • Billy V: Wonder Woman, Ariana Grande, Olivia Newton John

    Billy V: Wonder Woman, Ariana Grande, Olivia Newton John

    Thursday, June 1 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-06-01 21:30:34 GMT

    The new D-C Comics Blockbuster "Wonder Woman" is banned in Lebanon! Officials say it's because the lead actress, Gal Gadot, is an Israeli...who also served in the Israeli army. Lebanon is officially at war with Israel - although a ceasefire has been in effect since 2006. But, Lebanon continues to boycott...

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    The new D-C Comics Blockbuster "Wonder Woman" is banned in Lebanon! Officials say it's because the lead actress, Gal Gadot, is an Israeli...who also served in the Israeli army. Lebanon is officially at war with Israel - although a ceasefire has been in effect since 2006. But, Lebanon continues to boycott...

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  • Billy V: Weekend Box Office, NBC Thursday lineup, 14 things about Aulii

    Billy V: Weekend Box Office, NBC Thursday lineup, 14 things about Aulii

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-05-31 21:14:06 GMT

    While Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales made $77million and came in No. 1 over the holiday weekend, the box office total is disappointing. Previous Pirates movies have made over $100 million in their opening weekends. Speaking of disappointments, Baywatch debuted in third...

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    While Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales made $77million and came in No. 1 over the holiday weekend, the box office total is disappointing. Previous Pirates movies have made over $100 million in their opening weekends. Speaking of disappointments, Baywatch debuted in third...

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  • Billy V: Manchester benefit concert; Jason Momoa's Haka; Bethany Hamilton

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-05-30 21:59:54 GMT

    Plans are in the works for Ariana Grande to perform again in Manchester this Sunday. 

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    Plans are in the works for Ariana Grande to perform again in Manchester this Sunday. 

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  • Billy V: Remembering Martin Pahinui; Floral Parade; Aulii honors veterans

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-05-29 18:25:51 GMT
    The Hawaiian music Industry remembers musician Martin Pahinui. He died Sunday in Waimanalo surrounded by his family. Saturday, June 10th is the annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade. It's the 101st year the annual parade is held in Honolulu. It will be televised on KFVE. Hawaii's own rising star Aulii Cravalho sang in honor of our veterans in Washington on Sunday. Copyright 2017 HawaiiNewsNow. All rights reserved. More >>
    The Hawaiian music Industry remembers musician Martin Pahinui. He died Sunday in Waimanalo surrounded by his family. Saturday, June 10th is the annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade. It's the 101st year the annual parade is held in Honolulu. It will be televised on KFVE. Hawaii's own rising star Aulii Cravalho sang in honor of our veterans in Washington on Sunday. Copyright 2017 HawaiiNewsNow. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Billy V: Joe Mantegna, Aulii Cravalho, Baywatch sequel

    Billy V: Joe Mantegna, Aulii Cravalho, Baywatch sequel

    Friday, May 26 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-05-26 19:53:22 GMT

    The 28th annual PBS National Memorial Day Concert is this Sunday at 8 p.m. on PBS. 

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    The 28th annual PBS National Memorial Day Concert is this Sunday at 8 p.m. on PBS. 

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  • Billy V: Hot summer movies, Avatar Park opens, Star Wars celebrates 40th

    Billy V: Hot summer movies, Avatar Park opens, Star Wars celebrates 40th

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:32:33 GMT

    Wonder Woman is the most anticipated movie of summer 2017 — so much so, that it's outpacing where Captain America: Civil War was at this point last year. Online ticket-seller Fandango counted more than 10,000 votes from April 27 to May 19. Fans are asked to pick the one movie they were most...

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    Wonder Woman is the most anticipated movie of summer 2017 — so much so, that it's outpacing where Captain America: Civil War was at this point last year. Online ticket-seller Fandango counted more than 10,000 votes from April 27 to May 19. Fans are asked to pick the one movie they were most...

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  • Billy V: 'The Voice' winner, Top Gun 2, 'The Islands' audition

    Billy V: 'The Voice' winner, Top Gun 2, 'The Islands' audition

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-05-24 18:38:29 GMT
    Season 12 of 'The Voice' has wrapped up with Chris Blue of Team Alicia taking the grand prize.  The Top Gun sequel has been sitting idle on the deck for many years — but it's now ready for take-off. The upcoming movie "The Islands" is looking for someone to play "King Kamehameha" and the film producers say they are only looking for actors who have Native Hawaiian blood. More >>
    Season 12 of 'The Voice' has wrapped up with Chris Blue of Team Alicia taking the grand prize.  The Top Gun sequel has been sitting idle on the deck for many years — but it's now ready for take-off. The upcoming movie "The Islands" is looking for someone to play "King Kamehameha" and the film producers say they are only looking for actors who have Native Hawaiian blood. More >>
  • Billy V: Nicole & Gwen, Pirates, Barry Flanagan

    Billy V: Nicole & Gwen, Pirates, Barry Flanagan

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:03:36 GMT

    Waianae girl Nicole Scherzinger is on the road and posting on Instagram. From Las Vegas, Nevada; Nicole says "?? this girl @gwenstefani ...served with a side of @blakeshelton #billboards2017. Scherzinger posted the picture while backstage at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. We are also hearing...

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    Waianae girl Nicole Scherzinger is on the road and posting on Instagram. From Las Vegas, Nevada; Nicole says "?? this girl @gwenstefani ...served with a side of @blakeshelton #billboards2017. Scherzinger posted the picture while backstage at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards. We are also hearing...

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  • Billy V: Billy V, The Hokus, Bruno Mars

    Billy V: Billy V, The Hokus, Bruno Mars

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:00:36 GMT

    Billy is actually off today, but we still have some big entertainment news, and let's start with Billy.  

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    Billy is actually off today, but we still have some big entertainment news, and let's start with Billy.  

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  • Billy V: Governor's Awards, 40th Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, Pure Heart, Aulii Cravalho

    Billy V: Governor's Awards, 40th Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, Pure Heart, Aulii Cravalho

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:09:34 GMT
    Yesterday Billy V emceed the 2017 Governor's Awards in the House Chambers over at the State Capitol. This is where Governor Ige honors the top State's Executive Branch Teams, Managers and Employees for their work for our state. Congratulations to STATE MANAGER OF THE YEAR Mark Patterson who is a corrections manager with the Department of Human Services, EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR Lowell Spencer who is a school custodian, Department of Education, and STATE TEAM OF THE YEAR: Th...More >>
    Yesterday Billy V emceed the 2017 Governor's Awards in the House Chambers over at the State Capitol. This is where Governor Ige honors the top State's Executive Branch Teams, Managers and Employees for their work for our state. Congratulations to STATE MANAGER OF THE YEAR Mark Patterson who is a corrections manager with the Department of Human Services, EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR Lowell Spencer who is a school custodian, Department of Education, and STATE TEAM OF THE YEAR: Th...More >>
  • Billy V: Kahulanui, Pure Heart, Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    Billy V: Kahulanui, Pure Heart, Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:20:23 GMT

    Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning group Kahulanui will be on national television next week.

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    Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning group Kahulanui will be on national television next week.

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  • Billy V: New Spiderman trailer, Pure Heart, MAMO Wearable Arts show

    Billy V: New Spiderman trailer, Pure Heart, MAMO Wearable Arts show

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-05-16 20:49:59 GMT

    There is an new extended trailer for the new Spiderman movie, featuring Local boy and Damien grad, Jacob Batalon. 'Spiderman: Homecoming' is set to be released on July 7th. And more exciting news for Batalon. He's co-starring in the new film "The True Don Quixote." It began filming...

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    There is an new extended trailer for the new Spiderman movie, featuring Local boy and Damien grad, Jacob Batalon. 'Spiderman: Homecoming' is set to be released on July 7th. And more exciting news for Batalon. He's co-starring in the new film "The True Don Quixote." It began filming...

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  • Billy V: Baywatch premiere, Miss USA, McCarthy's 'Spicy' is back

    Billy V: Baywatch premiere, Miss USA, McCarthy's 'Spicy' is back

    Monday, May 15 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-05-15 20:58:21 GMT

    The movie "Baywatch" held their red carpet premiere on Saturday in Miami.

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    The movie "Baywatch" held their red carpet premiere on Saturday in Miami. 

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards final ballot nominees announced

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:38:10 GMT

    The 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards takes place at the Hawaii Convention Center; it will be broadcast on K5 The Home Team and K5TheHomeTeam.com 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Final Ballot Nominations Female Vocalist of the Year – Best performance by a female artist • AMY HANAIALI‘I, REMEMBERING NAPUA (Ua Records) • RA‘IATEA HELM, HE LEO HUALI, “A PURE VOICE” (Ra‘iatea Helm Records) • MAGGIE HERRON, BETWEEN THE MUSIC & THE MOON (Herron So...

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    The 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards takes place at the Hawaii Convention Center; it will be broadcast on K5 The Home Team and K5TheHomeTeam.com 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Final Ballot Nominations Female Vocalist of the Year – Best performance by a female artist • AMY HANAIALI‘I, REMEMBERING NAPUA (Ua Records) • RA‘IATEA HELM, HE LEO HUALI, “A PURE VOICE” (Ra‘iatea Helm Records) • MAGGIE HERRON, BETWEEN THE MUSIC & THE MOON (Herron So...

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  • Interview: Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta

    Interview: Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:48 PM EST2017-03-03 20:48:35 GMT
    This morning we talked with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta LIVE from New York; they are getting ready for Season 2 of "Shades of Blue" on NBC Television.   Season 2 debuts this Sunday night on Hawaii News Now - KHNL. Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at the heart of a tight-knit crew of Brooklyn detectives, led by enigmatic Lt. Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) who often leads the team to step outside the limitations of the...More >>
    This morning we talked with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta LIVE from New York; they are getting ready for Season 2 of "Shades of Blue" on NBC Television.   Season 2 debuts this Sunday night on Hawaii News Now - KHNL. Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at the heart of a tight-knit crew of Brooklyn detectives, led by enigmatic Lt. Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) who often leads the team to step outside the limitations of the...More >>
  • Interview: Hawaii Recording Artists Komakakino

    Thursday, March 2 2017 4:09 PM EST2017-03-02 21:09:50 GMT
    Komakakino is a Hawaiian music group that comes from the Hilo side of Hawaii Island; all are self taught musicians that have been playing together for about 3 years.  They have released their second album and it is on the preliminary ballot of the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for this year. There are original compositions from Komakakakino and Kumu Hula Paul K. Neves from Halau Ha'a Kea o Kinohi. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reserved.   More >>
    Komakakino is a Hawaiian music group that comes from the Hilo side of Hawaii Island; all are self taught musicians that have been playing together for about 3 years.  They have released their second album and it is on the preliminary ballot of the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for this year. There are original compositions from Komakakakino and Kumu Hula Paul K. Neves from Halau Ha'a Kea o Kinohi. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reserved.   More >>
  • Entertainment: Moonlight, Pirates of the Caribbean and Journey/Willie K.

    Entertainment: Moonlight, Pirates of the Caribbean and Journey/Willie K.

    Thursday, March 2 2017 3:53 PM EST2017-03-02 20:53:08 GMT
    Oscars best picture winner 'Moonlight' is heading back to the theaters this weekend... including several big screens in Hawaii.  Moonlight's distributor says about 15-hundred theaters will carry the film.  It was originally released to only 11-hundred theaters. New this morning:  the latest trailer for the upcoming Disney movie;  "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales".  Disney has also released graphics showing the next phase of gruesome...More >>
    Oscars best picture winner 'Moonlight' is heading back to the theaters this weekend... including several big screens in Hawaii.  Moonlight's distributor says about 15-hundred theaters will carry the film.  It was originally released to only 11-hundred theaters. New this morning:  the latest trailer for the upcoming Disney movie;  "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales".  Disney has also released graphics showing the next phase of gruesome...More >>
  • Entertainment: Lady Gaga & SB, UK Royals, Mailani and Lava Video

    Entertainment: Lady Gaga & SB, UK Royals, Mailani and Lava Video

    Monday, February 6 2017 3:14 PM EST2017-02-06 20:14:04 GMT
    Lady Gaga rocked the Super Bowl, especially if you are one of her monsters; but some people were asking: Where was Tony Bennett?   Tony was rumored to be a part of the half time show.  Website mic.com mentioned that other than a pre-show introduction, Lady Gaga went solo.  Tony Bennett said on Twitter:  "@ladygaga I know your Super Bowl halftime show will be original, of the highest artistry and spectacular….just like you.  Love, Tony" After h...More >>
    Lady Gaga rocked the Super Bowl, especially if you are one of her monsters; but some people were asking: Where was Tony Bennett?   Tony was rumored to be a part of the half time show.  Website mic.com mentioned that other than a pre-show introduction, Lady Gaga went solo.  Tony Bennett said on Twitter:  "@ladygaga I know your Super Bowl halftime show will be original, of the highest artistry and spectacular….just like you.  Love, Tony" After h...More >>
  • Entertainment: Tyrus Wong, Princess Leia, Hawaii Night with LA Clippers and Justin Timberlake

    Entertainment: Tyrus Wong, Princess Leia, Hawaii Night with LA Clippers and Justin Timberlake

    Thursday, January 5 2017 3:20 PM EST2017-01-05 20:20:03 GMT

    When Walt Disney's "Bambi" opened in theatres in 1942, no one knew that it would set a high mark for film animation.  

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    When Walt Disney's "Bambi" opened in theatres in 1942, no one knew that it would set a high mark for film animation.  

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  • Entertainment: Bruno Mars on 60 Minutes, AMAs, Aulii Cravalho

    Entertainment: Bruno Mars on 60 Minutes, AMAs, Aulii Cravalho

    Monday, November 21 2016 4:28 PM EST2016-11-21 21:28:39 GMT

    Bruno Mars made his first appearance on the CBS show 60 minutes this past weekend. 

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    Bruno Mars made his first appearance on the CBS show 60 minutes this past weekend. 

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  • Entertainment: Garth Brooks, Bruno Mars, Makana & Sting

    Entertainment: Garth Brooks, Bruno Mars, Makana & Sting

    Thursday, November 3 2016 3:58 PM EDT2016-11-03 19:58:23 GMT
    There may be a bigger smile when Garth Brooks heads to Hawaii in December...Brooks, who lost entertainer of the year at last year's Country Music Awards when he returned to music after a 13-year break, won the top prize at the show yesterday.  Brooks will be performing with his wife Trisha Yearwood in Hawaii as part of the 75th Commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  There will be four shows at the Blaisdell Arena on December 8th, 9th and 10th. On the heels of his new...More >>
    There may be a bigger smile when Garth Brooks heads to Hawaii in December...Brooks, who lost entertainer of the year at last year's Country Music Awards when he returned to music after a 13-year break, won the top prize at the show yesterday.  Brooks will be performing with his wife Trisha Yearwood in Hawaii as part of the 75th Commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  There will be four shows at the Blaisdell Arena on December 8th, 9th and 10th. On the heels of his new...More >>
  • Entertainment: Kim Kardashian, Jenny Yang, Ryan Lochte, Jake Shimabukuro & Kupaoa

    Entertainment: Kim Kardashian, Jenny Yang, Ryan Lochte, Jake Shimabukuro & Kupaoa

    Monday, October 10 2016 5:57 PM EDT2016-10-10 21:57:50 GMT

    Celebrities are now tightening security following the Kim Kardashian robbery....including local girl Nicole Scherzinger and producer Simon Cowell.  The pop star says the recent robbery of her friend Kim Kardashian is a quote "wake-up call for everyone." 

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    Celebrities are now tightening security following the Kim Kardashian robbery....including local girl Nicole Scherzinger and producer Simon Cowell.  The pop star says the recent robbery of her friend Kim Kardashian is a quote "wake-up call for everyone." 

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  • Entertainment: Jim Carrey Lawsuit, Kevin Hart New Single & Mariah Carey in Hawaii

    Entertainment: Jim Carrey Lawsuit, Kevin Hart New Single & Mariah Carey in Hawaii

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-09-21 20:27:38 GMT

    Actor Jim Carrey is being sued over the death of his former girlfirend.

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    Actor Jim Carrey is being sued over the death of his former girlfirend.

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  • 'Hawaii Five-0' executive producers talk season 7 premiere, special giveaway

    'Hawaii Five-0' executive producers talk season 7 premiere, special giveaway

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 2:56 PM EDT2016-09-21 18:56:24 GMT

    The "Hawaii Five-0" season 7 premiere is coming up on Friday, Sept. 23 on KGMB.

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    The "Hawaii Five-0" season 7 premiere is coming up on Friday, Sept. 23 on KGMB.

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  • Entertainment: 'Moana' costume outrage, 'Hawaii Five-0' celebrations, Jason Momoa

    Entertainment: 'Moana' costume outrage, 'Hawaii Five-0' celebrations, Jason Momoa

    Tuesday, September 20 2016 5:07 PM EDT2016-09-20 21:07:05 GMT

    Robby Heil is the water boy for a high school football team in Michigan. 

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    Robby Heil is the water boy for a high school football team in Michigan. 

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  • Entertainment: Jumanji, New Blair Witch, American Ninja Warrior

    Entertainment: Jumanji, New Blair Witch, American Ninja Warrior

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 5:07 PM EDT2016-09-13 21:07:46 GMT

    Sources close to Jumanji told me yesterday that the hawaiian blessing for the start of filming was held at an undisclosed location.  

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    Sources close to Jumanji told me yesterday that the hawaiian blessing for the start of filming was held at an undisclosed location.  

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  • Entertainment: Moana, Grant McCartney, Jon Yamasato, Makana, Gaylord Carreira

    Monday, September 12 2016 4:59 PM EDT2016-09-12 20:59:01 GMT

    Hawaii-girl/Kamehameha Schools student Auli'i Cravalho will soon hit the big screen in the movie Moana. 

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    Hawaii-girl/Kamehameha Schools student Auli'i Cravalho will soon hit the big screen in the movie Moana. 

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  • Entertainment: Simone Biles, Jake Shimabukuro & Kelly Boy De Lima

    Entertainment: Simone Biles, Jake Shimabukuro & Kelly Boy De Lima

    Wednesday, September 7 2016 4:56 PM EDT2016-09-07 20:56:03 GMT

    Olympic Gold medalist Simone Biles was a guest on Ellen. 

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    Olympic Gold medalist Simone Biles was a guest on Ellen. 

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  • Entertainment: Chevy Chase, Beyonce, Obama Girls, AGT, Jobeth Devera & Makana

    Entertainment: Chevy Chase, Beyonce, Obama Girls, AGT, Jobeth Devera & Makana

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 4:44 PM EDT2016-09-06 20:44:27 GMT

    Chevy Chase has checked into rehab.  People magazine reports the National Lampoon's Vacation star is an in-patient at Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota.  

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    Chevy Chase has checked into rehab.  People magazine reports the National Lampoon's Vacation star is an in-patient at Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Minnesota.  

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  • Entertainment: Beyonce, Britney Spears, Kanye, Jimmy Fallon, Charles Osgood, Michelle Wie & New Hawaii Releases

    Entertainment: Beyonce, Britney Spears, Kanye, Jimmy Fallon, Charles Osgood, Michelle Wie & New Hawaii Releases

    Monday, August 29 2016 5:53 PM EDT2016-08-29 21:53:38 GMT

    MTV'S Video Music Awards were last night and Beyonce stole the show with a fiery performance.  

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    MTV'S Video Music Awards were last night and Beyonce stole the show with a fiery performance.  

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  • Entertainment: Amber Heard, Bill Clinton, Jake Shimabukuro, Henry Kapono, Trump Statue and Ice Bucket.

    Entertainment: Amber Heard, Bill Clinton, Jake Shimabukuro, Henry Kapono, Trump Statue and Ice Bucket.

    Friday, August 19 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-08-19 20:14:17 GMT
    Amber Heard donated the $7-million-dollar divorce settlement she got from ex-hubby Johnny Depp to charity.  The actress gave the money to 2 charities: the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union.  The A-C-L-U will use its portion for efforts to stop violence.   Heard had accused Depp of domestic abuse and got a restraining order against the actor in May.  Today, former President Bill Clinton turns 70.  No words on any plans o...More >>
    Amber Heard donated the $7-million-dollar divorce settlement she got from ex-hubby Johnny Depp to charity.  The actress gave the money to 2 charities: the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and the American Civil Liberties Union.  The A-C-L-U will use its portion for efforts to stop violence.   Heard had accused Depp of domestic abuse and got a restraining order against the actor in May.  Today, former President Bill Clinton turns 70.  No words on any plans o...More >>
  • Entertainment: Olympic Viewership, Blake Shelton, Lady Gaga, JK Rowling, Ben Hur, Peter Lenkov and Mid-Pacific

    Entertainment: Olympic Viewership, Blake Shelton, Lady Gaga, JK Rowling, Ben Hur, Peter Lenkov and Mid-Pacific

    Thursday, August 18 2016 3:24 PM EDT2016-08-18 19:24:54 GMT
    Have you been watching the Olympics?  You're not alone. The International Olympic Committee estimates that about half the world's population will have watched the summer games, by the time it's done.  That's about 3-point-7 billion people.  And the IOC is estimating that 342 million people watched the opening ceremony.  Blake Shelton is apologizing for posting a series of racist and homophobic tweets over the years. The country music star took to twitter Wednesday...More >>
    Have you been watching the Olympics?  You're not alone. The International Olympic Committee estimates that about half the world's population will have watched the summer games, by the time it's done.  That's about 3-point-7 billion people.  And the IOC is estimating that 342 million people watched the opening ceremony.  Blake Shelton is apologizing for posting a series of racist and homophobic tweets over the years. The country music star took to twitter Wednesday...More >>
  • Entertainment: Nicole Scherzinger, Adele, POTUS Playlist & Back To School Pics

    Entertainment: Nicole Scherzinger, Adele, POTUS Playlist & Back To School Pics

    Monday, August 15 2016 4:37 PM EDT2016-08-15 20:37:34 GMT

    Local Girl Nicole Scherzinger has had the Olympics on her mind.

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    Local Girl Nicole Scherzinger has had the Olympics on her mind.

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  • Entertainment: Star Wars, MacGuyver, Bull, Man With A Plan, Britney Spears, Amy Schumer

    Entertainment: Star Wars, MacGuyver, Bull, Man With A Plan, Britney Spears, Amy Schumer

    Friday, August 12 2016 5:35 PM EDT2016-08-12 21:35:20 GMT

    A new trailer for the Star Wars spin-off Rogue One debuted last night during Olympic Coverage; we are showing you a portion this morning.

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    A new trailer for the Star Wars spin-off Rogue One debuted last night during Olympic Coverage; we are showing you a portion this morning.

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  • Entertainment:  Pashyn Santos Voting, Jake Shimabukuro, Ed Sheeran and Ringo Starr

    Entertainment:  Pashyn Santos Voting, Jake Shimabukuro, Ed Sheeran and Ringo Starr

    Thursday, August 11 2016 4:03 PM EDT2016-08-11 20:03:12 GMT

    Our sister Pashyn Santos is at it again; we showed her new awesome pidgin video as she talks with her Aunty Siri. She is awesome, great video from her FB page; by the way those links she's looking at to register to vote is also on our website at  HawaiiNewsNow.com... We also caught up with Jake Shimabukuro showing off the 5 ukulele he's repaired; he says, "Man - I sure hope I can finish repairing 100 Kamaka ukuleles by the end of the year! Wish me luck.  This is a proj...

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    Our sister Pashyn Santos is at it again; we showed her new awesome pidgin video as she talks with her Aunty Siri. She is awesome, great video from her FB page; by the way those links she's looking at to register to vote is also on our website at  HawaiiNewsNow.com... We also caught up with Jake Shimabukuro showing off the 5 ukulele he's repaired; he says, "Man - I sure hope I can finish repairing 100 Kamaka ukuleles by the end of the year! Wish me luck.  This is a proj...

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  • Entertainment: Jimmy Fallon, Bill Murray, Kupaoa, The Green and Kanaia Nakamura

    Entertainment: Jimmy Fallon, Bill Murray, Kupaoa, The Green and Kanaia Nakamura

    Tuesday, August 9 2016 5:49 PM EDT2016-08-09 21:49:11 GMT

    With the world's attention on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, some of the NBC's regularly scheduled programming will be a break. 

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    With the world's attention on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, some of the NBC's regularly scheduled programming will be a break. 

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  • Entertainment:  Andy Bumatai Update, Waterproof Ukulele, Keauhou and Bill Murray

    Entertainment:  Andy Bumatai Update, Waterproof Ukulele, Keauhou and Bill Murray

    Monday, August 8 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:32:46 GMT

    We start off with video from Andy Bumatai with an update on his battle with throat cancer. 

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    We start off with video from Andy Bumatai with an update on his battle with throat cancer. 

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  • Billy V: Olympic athlete racks up huge cellphone bill, U.S. swim team's Carpool Karaoke, Kimie at Blue Note, Billy in Japan

    Billy V: Olympic athlete racks up huge cellphone bill, U.S. swim team's Carpool Karaoke, Kimie at Blue Note, Billy in Japan

    Friday, August 5 2016 4:28 PM EDT2016-08-05 20:28:50 GMT

    The Pokemon craze has hit one Olympic athlete really hard - in his wallet. Japanese Olympic athlete Kohei Uchimura blames Pokémon Go for a 5-thousand dollar bill in roaming charges. The artistic gymnast,  who won gold at the 2012 Games in London and is the reigning world champion, said...

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    The Pokemon craze has hit one Olympic athlete really hard - in his wallet. Japanese Olympic athlete Kohei Uchimura blames Pokémon Go for a 5-thousand dollar bill in roaming charges. The artistic gymnast,  who won gold at the 2012 Games in London and is the reigning world champion, said...

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  • Actor George Takei to visit Hawaii for Comic Con Honolulu

    Actor George Takei to visit Hawaii for Comic Con Honolulu

    Wednesday, July 27 2016 5:57 PM EDT2016-07-27 21:57:44 GMT

    Actor George Takei will be coming to Hawaii for Comic Con Honolulu on July 29 through 21. 

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    Actor George Takei will be coming to Hawaii for Comic Con Honolulu on July 29 through 21. 

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  • Entertainment:  Emmy nominations, Nicole Scherzinger, SXSW meet & greets, Kuana proposal

    Entertainment:  Emmy nominations, Nicole Scherzinger, SXSW meet & greets, Kuana proposal

    Thursday, July 14 2016 5:38 PM EDT2016-07-14 21:38:03 GMT

    Emmy nominations for the top television drama and comedy series were announced this morning.  

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    Emmy nominations for the top television drama and comedy series were announced this morning.  

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  • Entertainment: Dallas Shooting Reaction, George Takei, Kuana, Jake, H50 Casting Call

    Entertainment: Dallas Shooting Reaction, George Takei, Kuana, Jake, H50 Casting Call

    Friday, July 8 2016 4:05 PM EDT2016-07-08 20:05:07 GMT
    People in the entertainment industry are reacting to the Dallas police shooting.  Actor Kevin Hart posted video comments on Instagram.   Twitter lit up with comments.  Singer Demi Lovato  wrote "My heart hurts. God help us."   Singer John Legend posted on Twitter "These Dallas shootings are horrific. Killing these officers is morally reprehensible and completely counterproductive to keeping us safe." You know actor George Takei from his fa...More >>
    People in the entertainment industry are reacting to the Dallas police shooting.  Actor Kevin Hart posted video comments on Instagram.   Twitter lit up with comments.  Singer Demi Lovato  wrote "My heart hurts. God help us."   Singer John Legend posted on Twitter "These Dallas shootings are horrific. Killing these officers is morally reprehensible and completely counterproductive to keeping us safe." You know actor George Takei from his fa...More >>
  • Entertainment: H50 Blessing, Ciara and Russell, EWF, IronGirl & Slackliner Alex Mason

    Entertainment: H50 Blessing, Ciara and Russell, EWF, IronGirl & Slackliner Alex Mason

    Thursday, July 7 2016 5:31 PM EDT2016-07-07 21:31:06 GMT

    Yesterday we were live out at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Kahanamoku Lagoon where the blessing for Season 7 of Hawaii Five-0 was being held. 

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    Yesterday we were live out at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Kahanamoku Lagoon where the blessing for Season 7 of Hawaii Five-0 was being held. 

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  • Entertainment:  Hawane Rios, Kapena, Ron Artis, Kapono & Dallas Trip

    Entertainment:  Hawane Rios, Kapena, Ron Artis, Kapono & Dallas Trip

    Tuesday, July 5 2016 5:03 PM EDT2016-07-05 21:03:26 GMT

    Hawaiian Activist and Hawaii Recording Artist Hawane Rios shared this post on Independence day, which many might find controversial. 

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    Hawaiian Activist and Hawaii Recording Artist Hawane Rios shared this post on Independence day, which many might find controversial. 

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  • Entertainment: Nicole Scherzinger, WWE Live, Ka Pa Hula O Kauanoe O Waahila, Keale, Henry Kapono and Kauai Fish Story

    Entertainment: Nicole Scherzinger, WWE Live, Ka Pa Hula O Kauanoe O Waahila, Keale, Henry Kapono and Kauai Fish Story

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 4:38 PM EDT2016-06-29 20:38:14 GMT

    Happy Birthday to a famous local girl celebrating today:  Nicole Scherzinger wrote "Thank you to everyone for all my beautiful #birthday wishes! I feel so truly #blessed today." 

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    Happy Birthday to a famous local girl celebrating today:  Nicole Scherzinger wrote "Thank you to everyone for all my beautiful #birthday wishes! I feel so truly #blessed today." 

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  • Entertainment: Led Zepplin, Jon Yamasato, Kamaka 'Ukulele Japan Concert, H50 & Jimmy Fallon

    Entertainment: Led Zepplin, Jon Yamasato, Kamaka 'Ukulele Japan Concert, H50 & Jimmy Fallon

    Thursday, June 23 2016 5:51 PM EDT2016-06-23 21:51:23 GMT

    New this morning: A Los Angeles jury has ruled in favor of Led Zepplin.  

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    New this morning: A Los Angeles jury has ruled in favor of Led Zepplin.  

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  • MINDFREAK LIVE! promises all new acts, death-defying stunts and incredible illusions

    MINDFREAK LIVE! promises all new acts, death-defying stunts and incredible illusions

    Wednesday, June 22 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-06-22 20:24:28 GMT
    Legendary magician Criss Angel has a brand new stage show called MINDFREAK LIVE!, which opens on June 30th at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The new immersive spectacle - based on the wildly successful touring version, which performed to sell-out houses across the country and was hailed as the “Magic Experience of a Lifetime” - will replace the critically acclaimed CRISS ANGEL ...More >>
    Legendary magician Criss Angel has a brand new stage show called MINDFREAK LIVE!, which opens on June 30th at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The new immersive spectacle - based on the wildly successful touring version, which performed to sell-out houses across the country and was hailed as the “Magic Experience of a Lifetime” - will replace the critically acclaimed CRISS ANGEL ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Hula Dancers, Henry Kapono, Barry Flanagan, Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson,

    Entertainment: Hula Dancers, Henry Kapono, Barry Flanagan, Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson,

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 5:17 PM EDT2016-06-21 21:17:53 GMT

    Congratulations to all of the dancers of the recent Kamehameha Hula Competition at the Blaisdell Arena this past weekend.

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    Congratulations to all of the dancers of the recent Kamehameha Hula Competition at the Blaisdell Arena this past weekend.

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  • Entertainment: Anton Yelchin, Steve Jones, Bill Maher, The Green and Henry Kapono

    Entertainment: Anton Yelchin, Steve Jones, Bill Maher, The Green and Henry Kapono

    Monday, June 20 2016 5:14 PM EDT2016-06-20 21:14:14 GMT

    There's word this morning that Fiat Chrysler carmakers is investigating the crash that killed Hollywood actor Anton Yelchin.  

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    There's word this morning that Fiat Chrysler carmakers is investigating the crash that killed Hollywood actor Anton Yelchin.  

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  • Billy V: The Hello Kitty Cafe truck is rolling into the Ala Moana Center

    Billy V: The Hello Kitty Cafe truck is rolling into the Ala Moana Center

    Friday, June 17 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-06-17 20:14:46 GMT

    The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be making an appearance at the Ala Moana Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 17th-18th-19th from 10am-9pm. The supercute cafe on wheels made its official debut at Hello Kitty Con in October 2014 and has been traveling cross country ever since...

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    The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be making an appearance at the Ala Moana Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 17th-18th-19th from 10am-9pm. The supercute cafe on wheels made its official debut at Hello Kitty Con in October 2014 and has been traveling cross country ever since...

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  • Billy V: Makana, The Green, Kuana Torres Kahele, Father's Day show

    Billy V: Makana, The Green, Kuana Torres Kahele, Father's Day show

    Thursday, June 16 2016 4:48 PM EDT2016-06-16 20:48:17 GMT
    In today's entertainment news, Billy V had more details about some local entertainers, including Makana, The Green and Kuana Torres Kahele. He also had more details about a Father's Day music show at the Convention Center.  Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    In today's entertainment news, Billy V had more details about some local entertainers, including Makana, The Green and Kuana Torres Kahele. He also had more details about a Father's Day music show at the Convention Center.  Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Entertainment: Nicole Scherzinger, Jeremy Meeks, HBA Knockerball & Kaira Grace Pan

    Entertainment: Nicole Scherzinger, Jeremy Meeks, HBA Knockerball & Kaira Grace Pan

    Wednesday, June 15 2016 5:38 PM EDT2016-06-15 21:38:19 GMT

    Local girl Nicole Scherzinger sent out a mystery tweet yesterday. 

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    Local girl Nicole Scherzinger sent out a mystery tweet yesterday.  

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  • Entertainment: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson & Ed Sheeran

    Entertainment: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson & Ed Sheeran

    Thursday, June 9 2016 5:58 PM EDT2016-06-09 21:58:48 GMT

    We know Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson likes to flex his muscles.  He was doing just that in this photo he posted on Instagram.  The star was carrying his own luggage.  He joked that his travel tip as the "smartest and hardest working man in Hollywood" is to "travel light."   He also said that the bag contained his Central Intelligence costar Kevin Hart.  The actor obviously doesn't do anything small. The Rock continues to drop big ne...

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    We know Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson likes to flex his muscles.  He was doing just that in this photo he posted on Instagram.  The star was carrying his own luggage.  He joked that his travel tip as the "smartest and hardest working man in Hollywood" is to "travel light."   He also said that the bag contained his Central Intelligence costar Kevin Hart.  The actor obviously doesn't do anything small. The Rock continues to drop big ne...

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  • Billy V: Prince's estate and taxes, James Corden to host Tony Awards, Ghostbusters' Day

    Billy V: Prince's estate and taxes, James Corden to host Tony Awards, Ghostbusters' Day

    Wednesday, June 8 2016 4:44 PM EDT2016-06-08 20:44:09 GMT

    Relatives of Prince may inherit far less than they were expecting. Lawyers in the probate battle over the pop superstar's millions say there might not be much of Prince's estate left to fight over once the tax man gets done.  An attorney overseeing Prince's estate told a judge half of the cash value of the estate...

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    Relatives of Prince may inherit far less than they were expecting. Lawyers in the probate battle over the pop superstar's millions say there might not be much of Prince's estate left to fight over once the tax man gets done.  An attorney overseeing Prince's estate told a judge half of the cash value of the estate...

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  • Entertainment: Kool & The Gang, Amy Schumer, Peter Shaffer, Daniel Dae Kim and Pashyn Santos

    Entertainment: Kool & The Gang, Amy Schumer, Peter Shaffer, Daniel Dae Kim and Pashyn Santos

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 4:18 PM EDT2016-06-07 20:18:26 GMT

    Known for hits like "Celebration", "Get Down On It", "Cherish" and "Ladies Night"; Kool & The Gang will be in concert tonight at the Blaisdell Arena. 

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    Known for hits like "Celebration", "Get Down On It", "Cherish" and "Ladies Night"; Kool & The Gang will be in concert tonight at the Blaisdell Arena. 

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  • Entertainment: Jake Shimabukuro, Keola Beamer, Amy Hanaialii and Henry Kapono

    Entertainment: Jake Shimabukuro, Keola Beamer, Amy Hanaialii and Henry Kapono

    Monday, June 6 2016 3:52 PM EDT2016-06-06 19:52:42 GMT
    With the Na Hoku Hanohano Award just completed, lots are focusing on new releases for 2016.  Jake announces on Facebook that a new release is in the works; he posted:  "You're excited for Summer.... and now you have a reason to be excited for Fall. New album. Fall 2016." Picture of Keola Beamer and crew in Columbia where Keola Beamer has been on tour with his musical partner Jeff Peterson.  Keola's wife also did a hula workshop in Bogota.  They're lookin...More >>
    With the Na Hoku Hanohano Award just completed, lots are focusing on new releases for 2016.  Jake announces on Facebook that a new release is in the works; he posted:  "You're excited for Summer.... and now you have a reason to be excited for Fall. New album. Fall 2016." Picture of Keola Beamer and crew in Columbia where Keola Beamer has been on tour with his musical partner Jeff Peterson.  Keola's wife also did a hula workshop in Bogota.  They're lookin...More >>
  • Billy V: Scherzinger skips 'Cats', chicken skin music, The Guy Hagi song

    Billy V: Scherzinger skips 'Cats', chicken skin music, The Guy Hagi song

    Thursday, June 2 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-06-02 20:31:54 GMT

    It's looks like it's getting crazy at Cats. Former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger abruptly backed out of playing in Broadway's "Cats" because she wasn't being given top billing, according to a new report. Nicole starred in the musical in London's West End and reportedly demanded her name...

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    It's looks like it's getting crazy at Cats. Former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger abruptly backed out of playing in Broadway's "Cats" because she wasn't being given top billing, according to a new report. Nicole starred in the musical in London's West End and reportedly demanded her name...

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  • Entertainment: Hawaii Celebrity Reaction On The Passing of Jimmy Borges

    Entertainment: Hawaii Celebrity Reaction On The Passing of Jimmy Borges

    Wednesday, June 1 2016 5:17 PM EDT2016-06-01 21:17:38 GMT

    We have been sharing the story of Jimmy Borges on Sunrise this morning; we have also been sharing the reactions of people like Henry Kapono, Kanaia Nakamura, Amy Gilliom, Kapena DeLima.

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    We have been sharing the story of Jimmy Borges on Sunrise this morning; we have also been sharing the reactions of people like Henry Kapono, Kanaia Nakamura, Amy Gilliom, Kapena DeLima.

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  • Entertainment: Lantern Floating Hawaii and Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    Tuesday, May 31 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-05-31 21:25:47 GMT

    Most of yesterday's ceremonies had to do with giving thanks to our men and women who have served our country.  

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    Most of yesterday's ceremonies had to do with giving thanks to our men and women who have served our country.  

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  • Entertainment: Don Robbs, Chewbacca Mom, Pomaika'i Lyman, Raiatea Helm & Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    Entertainment: Don Robbs, Chewbacca Mom, Pomaika'i Lyman, Raiatea Helm & Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    Friday, May 27 2016 4:53 PM EDT2016-05-27 20:53:42 GMT

    40 years is a long time to do anything; Don Robbs has been calling UH baseball games for the last four decades.

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    40 years is a long time to do anything; Don Robbs has been calling UH baseball games for the last four decades.

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  • Billy V: Chad Takatsugi, Henry Kapono, HAPA, George Takei and Dan Cooke!

    Billy V: Chad Takatsugi, Henry Kapono, HAPA, George Takei and Dan Cooke!

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:43 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:43:02 GMT

    Check out the newest clip from HiSessions.com.  It's Chad Takatsugi singing 'He Wehi No Pauahi'.  Chad is a multiple final ballot nominee for this years' Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.   The brand new HiSessions show can be seen on K5 which is on Friday nights from 5-7pm The Na Hoku Hanohano Awards will be this Saturday night starting with pre-show at 5:30pm HST on k5thehometeam.com ONLY Televised Na Hoku Hanohano Awards at 5:30pm HST; on K5 Television and k5th...

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    Check out the newest clip from HiSessions.com.  It's Chad Takatsugi singing 'He Wehi No Pauahi'.  Chad is a multiple final ballot nominee for this years' Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.   The brand new HiSessions show can be seen on K5 which is on Friday nights from 5-7pm The Na Hoku Hanohano Awards will be this Saturday night starting with pre-show at 5:30pm HST on k5thehometeam.com ONLY Televised Na Hoku Hanohano Awards at 5:30pm HST; on K5 Television and k5th...

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  • Entertainment: HAPA, Maunalua, Jon Yamasato, Lacy Deniz and Dan Cooke!

    Entertainment: HAPA, Maunalua, Jon Yamasato, Lacy Deniz and Dan Cooke!

    Monday, May 23 2016 4:23 PM EDT2016-05-23 20:23:27 GMT
    It was an emotional Saturday night for Hapa in Madison, Wisconsin.  HAPA member Barry Flanagan said in a video he posted on FB:  "December 10th 1967 Was a sad day for me as a 12 year old in New Jersey. It was Otis Redding's last concert and this is the lake, Lake Manona that his plane went down in. Such an honor tonight to be playing right on the lake. And we are going to make sure we sing a little."  Barry Flanagan's post read  "He was and still rem...More >>
    It was an emotional Saturday night for Hapa in Madison, Wisconsin.  HAPA member Barry Flanagan said in a video he posted on FB:  "December 10th 1967 Was a sad day for me as a 12 year old in New Jersey. It was Otis Redding's last concert and this is the lake, Lake Manona that his plane went down in. Such an honor tonight to be playing right on the lake. And we are going to make sure we sing a little."  Barry Flanagan's post read  "He was and still rem...More >>
  • Entertainment: Duane "Dog" Chapman, Jason Momoa, Chase Shimabukuro & Jack Johnson

    Entertainment: Duane "Dog" Chapman, Jason Momoa, Chase Shimabukuro & Jack Johnson

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 4:06 PM EDT2016-05-18 20:06:17 GMT
    We send out our aloha to the family of Duane "Dog" Chapman; Duane's younger sister, Jolene Kay Martinez, 62, of Denver Colorado passed away due to complications from pneumonia; she was taken off life support Monday night.  "Jolene was a very strong Christian, and I am absolutely positively sure she's in heaven right now," said a tearful Duane Chapman.  "But in Hawaii we don't say 'goodbye,' we say 'Aloha Oe"; until we meet again.  Jolene is...More >>
    We send out our aloha to the family of Duane "Dog" Chapman; Duane's younger sister, Jolene Kay Martinez, 62, of Denver Colorado passed away due to complications from pneumonia; she was taken off life support Monday night.  "Jolene was a very strong Christian, and I am absolutely positively sure she's in heaven right now," said a tearful Duane Chapman.  "But in Hawaii we don't say 'goodbye,' we say 'Aloha Oe"; until we meet again.  Jolene is...More >>
  • Entertainment: Miss Universe Brooke Lee, Lihau Hannahs Paik & MAMo Wearable Arts Show

    Entertainment: Miss Universe Brooke Lee, Lihau Hannahs Paik & MAMo Wearable Arts Show

    Tuesday, May 17 2016 3:59 PM EDT2016-05-17 19:59:23 GMT
    On this date in 1997, Hawaii girl Brooke Mahealani Lee was on the Miss Universe stage.  Miss USA, a Kamehameha Schools graduate from Pearl City, is crowned Miss Universe. Brook Lee remains the only person from Hawaii to win the Miss Universe title, and no other Miss USA received the same crown until 15 years later. Usually we show pictures of entertainers, doing what they do best...entertaining.  But today we are showing you a picture today of Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner ...More >>
    On this date in 1997, Hawaii girl Brooke Mahealani Lee was on the Miss Universe stage.  Miss USA, a Kamehameha Schools graduate from Pearl City, is crowned Miss Universe. Brook Lee remains the only person from Hawaii to win the Miss Universe title, and no other Miss USA received the same crown until 15 years later. Usually we show pictures of entertainers, doing what they do best...entertaining.  But today we are showing you a picture today of Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Rabbit Kekai, Makana, HAPA, Ku'uipo Kumukahi and Henry Kapono!

    Entertainment: Rabbit Kekai, Makana, HAPA, Ku'uipo Kumukahi and Henry Kapono!

    Monday, May 16 2016 3:44 PM EDT2016-05-16 19:44:14 GMT
    Monday, May 16 2016 3:44 PM EDT2016-05-16 19:44:14 GMT
    The life of surfer -- Rabbit Kekai is being celebrated.     The last of the legendary Waikiki beachboys passed away this past Friday at the age of 95.     Kekai learned from the great Duke Kahanamoku -- and traveled the world as an ambassador of Hawaii.     He spent decades at Kuhio Beach -- teaching visitors about the ocean.     But Rabbit was also a surf star -- winning international competitions.     And the...More >>
    The life of surfer -- Rabbit Kekai is being celebrated.     The last of the legendary Waikiki beachboys passed away this past Friday at the age of 95.     Kekai learned from the great Duke Kahanamoku -- and traveled the world as an ambassador of Hawaii.     He spent decades at Kuhio Beach -- teaching visitors about the ocean.     But Rabbit was also a surf star -- winning international competitions.     And the...More >>
  • Entertainment: Larry Price, Makana, Jabawockeez, Blake Shelton & Hawaii Five-0 Finale

    Entertainment: Larry Price, Makana, Jabawockeez, Blake Shelton & Hawaii Five-0 Finale

    Friday, May 13 2016 3:45 PM EDT2016-05-13 19:45:06 GMT
    Friday, May 13 2016 3:45 PM EDT2016-05-13 19:45:06 GMT
    After 33 years on the air -- Larry Price is leaving KSSK.  His last day is May 15, that's this Sunday.  Along with Michael W. Perry -- Price has been part of the number one MORNING radio show in Hawaii since the 1980s.  Long before that -- he was UH's first head football coach as a Division One team, and later worked for Governor Ariyoshi.  Michael stays on KSSK; "Coach" will still be on the air -- co-hosting a sports show on Saturdays, on FOX Sports 9-90...More >>
    After 33 years on the air -- Larry Price is leaving KSSK.  His last day is May 15, that's this Sunday.  Along with Michael W. Perry -- Price has been part of the number one MORNING radio show in Hawaii since the 1980s.  Long before that -- he was UH's first head football coach as a Division One team, and later worked for Governor Ariyoshi.  Michael stays on KSSK; "Coach" will still be on the air -- co-hosting a sports show on Saturdays, on FOX Sports 9-90...More >>
  • Entertainment: Justin Bieber, Willie K, Keale, Mahealani & Justice Moon, Elvis and Kuana Torres Kahele

    Entertainment: Justin Bieber, Willie K, Keale, Mahealani & Justice Moon, Elvis and Kuana Torres Kahele

    Thursday, May 12 2016 3:24 PM EDT2016-05-12 19:24:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 12 2016 3:24 PM EDT2016-05-12 19:24:48 GMT
    Justin Bieber is not saying "Sorry" to his fans!  The pop star says he will no longer take any more pictures with fans.  The 22-year old made the announcement in an Instagram post yesterday.  He said he feels 'like a zoo animal.'   The post was reportedly inspired by an incident at a Boston sports bar.  A family approached him, requested a photo, and when they were denied, they implied they deserved a photo because they bought his album. Sweet song ...More >>
    Justin Bieber is not saying "Sorry" to his fans!  The pop star says he will no longer take any more pictures with fans.  The 22-year old made the announcement in an Instagram post yesterday.  He said he feels 'like a zoo animal.'   The post was reportedly inspired by an incident at a Boston sports bar.  A family approached him, requested a photo, and when they were denied, they implied they deserved a photo because they bought his album. Sweet song ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Touch of Gold, Fiji, Kapena and Alx Kawakami

    Entertainment: Touch of Gold, Fiji, Kapena and Alx Kawakami

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 4:42 PM EDT2016-05-11 20:42:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 11 2016 4:42 PM EDT2016-05-11 20:42:38 GMT
    The musical group "A Touch of Gold" broke out in song on Molokai  this weekend after their Mother's Day show.  Yes, they were at the airport; they were just having fun while they were waiting. We say Happy Birthday to Hawaii Recording Artist/Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Fiji:  He got a Happy Birthday shoutout from the group Kapena on Facebook;  "I wanna wish my Braddah the King of Polynesian reggae music a very Happy Birthday!!!" Manoa DNA me...More >>
    The musical group "A Touch of Gold" broke out in song on Molokai  this weekend after their Mother's Day show.  Yes, they were at the airport; they were just having fun while they were waiting. We say Happy Birthday to Hawaii Recording Artist/Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Fiji:  He got a Happy Birthday shoutout from the group Kapena on Facebook;  "I wanna wish my Braddah the King of Polynesian reggae music a very Happy Birthday!!!" Manoa DNA me...More >>
  • Billy V: Meghan Trainor's new video, The Rock's new role, Earnest Kalani's new invention

    Billy V: Meghan Trainor's new video, The Rock's new role, Earnest Kalani's new invention

    Tuesday, May 10 2016 4:13 PM EDT2016-05-10 20:13:05 GMT
    Tuesday, May 10 2016 4:13 PM EDT2016-05-10 20:13:05 GMT

    Mega-hit recording artist Meghan Trainor couldn't wait to get her new music video online. But the pop star pulled it just hours after it hit the internet, claiming producers digitally altered her waist and made it appear slimmer. Right after the release the singer started seeing screen shots of her...

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    Mega-hit recording artist Meghan Trainor couldn't wait to get her new music video online. But the pop star pulled it just hours after it hit the internet, claiming producers digitally altered her waist and made it appear slimmer. Right after the release the singer started seeing screen shots of her...

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  • Billy V 5/9/16: Brown Bags, Raiatea Helm, Kuana Torres Kahele, Mother's Day Show

    Billy V 5/9/16: Brown Bags, Raiatea Helm, Kuana Torres Kahele, Mother's Day Show

    Monday, May 9 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-05-09 20:27:36 GMT
    Monday, May 9 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-05-09 20:27:36 GMT

    The 2016 Brown Bags to Stardom Finals were held this past Saturday at Treetops in Manoa.

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    The 2016 Brown Bags to Stardom Finals were held this past Saturday at Treetops in Manoa.

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  • Billy V: Kini Zamora, Mother's Day concert preparations, Maemae Family night

    Billy V: Kini Zamora, Mother's Day concert preparations, Maemae Family night

    Friday, May 6 2016 4:37 PM EDT2016-05-06 20:37:23 GMT
    Friday, May 6 2016 4:37 PM EDT2016-05-06 20:37:23 GMT

    Honolulu Designer Kini Zamora made it to the finale of the reality TV show Project Runway All Stars before coming in second in last night's show. He survived critical judging and elimination in Season 5 and went up against some of the most competitive designers in the nation.  He's known for his stunning...

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    Honolulu Designer Kini Zamora made it to the finale of the reality TV show Project Runway All Stars before coming in second in last night's show. He survived critical judging and elimination in Season 5 and went up against some of the most competitive designers in the nation.  He's known for his stunning...

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  • Entertainment: Billy V Hawaiian Music Playlist, Maunalua & Kuana Torres-Kahele

    Entertainment: Billy V Hawaiian Music Playlist, Maunalua & Kuana Torres-Kahele

    Tuesday, April 26 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-04-26 20:26:34 GMT
    Tuesday, April 26 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-04-26 20:26:34 GMT
    Got this weeks Billy V Weekly Hawaiian Playlist on the blog.  I put this together for people that are not sure what songs from Hawaii to listen to; so I've got my list that I put up weekly.  I usually put 10 songs on it but added 17 this week because of "May Day" is coming up this weekend.  Here in the islands it's very well known that "May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii"!  So 15 of the 17 songs either have to do with flower lei or a song that has to ...More >>
    Got this weeks Billy V Weekly Hawaiian Playlist on the blog.  I put this together for people that are not sure what songs from Hawaii to listen to; so I've got my list that I put up weekly.  I usually put 10 songs on it but added 17 this week because of "May Day" is coming up this weekend.  Here in the islands it's very well known that "May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii"!  So 15 of the 17 songs either have to do with flower lei or a song that has to ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Scherzinger, Kahulanui & Leo Days' Elvis

    Entertainment: Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Scherzinger, Kahulanui & Leo Days' Elvis

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 3:30 PM EDT2016-04-20 19:30:16 GMT
    Wednesday, April 20 2016 3:30 PM EDT2016-04-20 19:30:16 GMT
    People Magazine has crowned actress Jennifer Aniston as People's "Most Beautiful Woman in the World."  The 47-year old "Friends" star is on the cover of the magazine's 26th annual issue, due on newsstands this Friday.  This is not the first time she has held the title.  She previously graced the cover in 2004 at the age of 35. Local girl Nicole Scherzinger denies recent reports that she split from tennis ace Grigor Dimitrov.  The Sun tabloid re...More >>
    People Magazine has crowned actress Jennifer Aniston as People's "Most Beautiful Woman in the World."  The 47-year old "Friends" star is on the cover of the magazine's 26th annual issue, due on newsstands this Friday.  This is not the first time she has held the title.  She previously graced the cover in 2004 at the age of 35. Local girl Nicole Scherzinger denies recent reports that she split from tennis ace Grigor Dimitrov.  The Sun tabloid re...More >>
  • Entertainment: Andy Bumatai, British Royalty & Star Wars, Traveling Music

    Entertainment: Andy Bumatai, British Royalty & Star Wars, Traveling Music

    Tuesday, April 19 2016 3:49 PM EDT2016-04-19 19:49:51 GMT
    Tuesday, April 19 2016 3:49 PM EDT2016-04-19 19:49:51 GMT
    Local comedian Andy Bumatai needs your support in his fight against cancer.  Andy's friends have started a GoFundMe page to help off-set the cost of treatment.  They've already raised almost $8K in 4 days, their goal is to raise 50-thousand dollars.  You can help by going to     gofundme.com/bumatai. Joe Manganiello was sidelined over the last few days because of appendicitis and a surgery that was extremely serious. TMZ reports Joe went into the hospital lat...More >>
    Local comedian Andy Bumatai needs your support in his fight against cancer.  Andy's friends have started a GoFundMe page to help off-set the cost of treatment.  They've already raised almost $8K in 4 days, their goal is to raise 50-thousand dollars.  You can help by going to     gofundme.com/bumatai. Joe Manganiello was sidelined over the last few days because of appendicitis and a surgery that was extremely serious. TMZ reports Joe went into the hospital lat...More >>
  • Billy V: Hawaiian entertainers on the road, Billy's playlist, weekend box office

    Billy V: Hawaiian entertainers on the road, Billy's playlist, weekend box office

    Monday, April 18 2016 5:06 PM EDT2016-04-18 21:06:54 GMT
    Monday, April 18 2016 5:08 PM EDT2016-04-18 21:08:09 GMT

    There are a bunch of Hawaii entertainers that have been on the road. Hawaiian musician Kuana Torres Kahele was near Tokyo in Japan. He posted a photo on Facebook with the caption: " Aloha Saitama!!! We're gonna have some fun tonight. Nagoya, you're next!!!" From Japan Kuana is headed for Stuttgart...

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    There are a bunch of Hawaii entertainers that have been on the road. Hawaiian musician Kuana Torres Kahele was near Tokyo in Japan. He posted a photo on Facebook with the caption: " Aloha Saitama!!! We're gonna have some fun tonight. Nagoya, you're next!!!" From Japan Kuana is headed for Stuttgart...

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  • Entertainment: Cyril Pahinui, Sovereignty Discussion & Kamehameha Schools' Glee Club

    Entertainment: Cyril Pahinui, Sovereignty Discussion & Kamehameha Schools' Glee Club

    Thursday, April 14 2016 3:42 PM EDT2016-04-14 19:42:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 14 2016 3:42 PM EDT2016-04-14 19:42:29 GMT
    Before we get to entertainment news, let's update you on one of the stories we've been following:  Earthquake overnight in Japan; 45 people have been injured.  The magnitude 6-point-2 quake caused at least 19 homes to collapse.  The epicenter was on the southern island of Kyushu.  It struck at about 9:25 p.m. in Japan, that's 2:25 a.m. Hawaii time.  Those have been disrupting rescue operations.  It's also been dark, hampering the ability to assess the dam...More >>
    Before we get to entertainment news, let's update you on one of the stories we've been following:  Earthquake overnight in Japan; 45 people have been injured.  The magnitude 6-point-2 quake caused at least 19 homes to collapse.  The epicenter was on the southern island of Kyushu.  It struck at about 9:25 p.m. in Japan, that's 2:25 a.m. Hawaii time.  Those have been disrupting rescue operations.  It's also been dark, hampering the ability to assess the dam...More >>
  • Bishop Museum takes you on a journey that's just "Sweet!"

    Bishop Museum takes you on a journey that's just "Sweet!"

    Wednesday, April 13 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-04-13 20:31:16 GMT
    Wednesday, April 13 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-04-13 20:31:16 GMT

    It's perfect if you have a sweet tooth. Bishop Museum has a new exhibit call 'Sweet: A Tasty Journey' and it features the history of some of your favorite candies, the jingles you may remember from your childhood, as well as some history from the sugar plantation days here in Hawaii. For more information...

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    It's perfect if you have a sweet tooth. Bishop Museum has a new exhibit call 'Sweet: A Tasty Journey' and it features the history of some of your favorite candies, the jingles you may remember from your childhood, as well as some history from the sugar plantation days here in Hawaii. For more information...

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  • Entertainment: Rogue One, HAPA, Henry Kapono and Billy V/KHS Scholarship

    Entertainment: Rogue One, HAPA, Henry Kapono and Billy V/KHS Scholarship

    Thursday, April 7 2016 3:36 PM EDT2016-04-07 19:36:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 7 2016 3:36 PM EDT2016-04-07 19:36:07 GMT
    The new trailer for "Rogue One"...the first spin-off of the "Star Wars" movies....is out. The story is about the Rebel team that takes down the Empire's Death Star battlestation.  It stars Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker, and Hong Kong action star and martial artist Donnie Yen.  "Rogue One" hits theaters December 16.  Hawaiian music group Hapa is on the road....for their winter-spring tour.  They posted this photo on facebook from Edm...More >>
    The new trailer for "Rogue One"...the first spin-off of the "Star Wars" movies....is out. The story is about the Rebel team that takes down the Empire's Death Star battlestation.  It stars Felicity Jones, Forest Whitaker, and Hong Kong action star and martial artist Donnie Yen.  "Rogue One" hits theaters December 16.  Hawaiian music group Hapa is on the road....for their winter-spring tour.  They posted this photo on facebook from Edm...More >>
  • Entertainment: Paul Walker, Game of Thrones, Blade Runner, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Open Mic Maui!

    Entertainment: Paul Walker, Game of Thrones, Blade Runner, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Open Mic Maui!

    Tuesday, April 5 2016 3:50 PM EDT2016-04-05 19:50:02 GMT
    Tuesday, April 5 2016 3:50 PM EDT2016-04-05 19:50:01 GMT
    A judge rules Porsche is not responsible for the fatal crash that killed actor Paul Walker.  The widow of a man driving the car sued the automaker.  She claimed her husband Roger Rodas died because the Porsche Carrera GT he was driving lacked several key safety features....and that the suspension failed.  The judges says there was no evidence to prove those claims. Game of Thrones is getting its own recap after-show.  Titled "After the Thrones," the show...More >>
    A judge rules Porsche is not responsible for the fatal crash that killed actor Paul Walker.  The widow of a man driving the car sued the automaker.  She claimed her husband Roger Rodas died because the Porsche Carrera GT he was driving lacked several key safety features....and that the suspension failed.  The judges says there was no evidence to prove those claims. Game of Thrones is getting its own recap after-show.  Titled "After the Thrones," the show...More >>
  • Entertainment: Alfred Apaka, HAPA Road Trip, Mana Maoli Crowdfunding, Kapena Spring Break

    Entertainment: Alfred Apaka, HAPA Road Trip, Mana Maoli Crowdfunding, Kapena Spring Break

    Wednesday, March 23 2016 2:33 PM EDT2016-03-23 18:33:16 GMT
    Wednesday, March 23 2016 2:33 PM EDT2016-03-23 18:33:16 GMT
    Beautiful unmistakeable baritone voice, it would have been Alfred Apaka?s 97th Birthday this past Saturday.  Jeffrey Apaka posted his dad?s album over the weekend and we have some video.  Alfred Apaka performed with big band?s and his own band from before WWII and afterwards.  He would perform on Bob Hopes shows, Bing Crosby?s TV and radio and The Ed Sullivan Show.  Henry Kaiser who would build Hawaii Kai and the Hilton Hawaiian Village, built the Tapa Showroom exc...More >>
    Beautiful unmistakeable baritone voice, it would have been Alfred Apaka?s 97th Birthday this past Saturday.  Jeffrey Apaka posted his dad?s album over the weekend and we have some video.  Alfred Apaka performed with big band?s and his own band from before WWII and afterwards.  He would perform on Bob Hopes shows, Bing Crosby?s TV and radio and The Ed Sullivan Show.  Henry Kaiser who would build Hawaii Kai and the Hilton Hawaiian Village, built the Tapa Showroom exc...More >>
  • Entertainment: Kuana Torres Kahele, Melveen Leed, Amy Hanaialii and Taryn Hatcher

    Entertainment: Kuana Torres Kahele, Melveen Leed, Amy Hanaialii and Taryn Hatcher

    Tuesday, March 22 2016 3:24 PM EDT2016-03-22 19:24:29 GMT
    Tuesday, March 22 2016 3:24 PM EDT2016-03-22 19:24:29 GMT
    Kuana Torres Kahele is getting ready for the Merrie Monarch Festival.  He posted this video on Facebook two days ago with the caption "Sunday afternoon rehearsal for this year's Merrie Monarch hula festival." The Merrie Monarch Festival is next week and will be broadcast on K5 The Home Team and will be streamed live. For you fans....2016 Merrie Monarch fans have arrived for our booth at the civic.  We ordered 10,000 this year so everyone can be a fan.  We st...More >>
    Kuana Torres Kahele is getting ready for the Merrie Monarch Festival.  He posted this video on Facebook two days ago with the caption "Sunday afternoon rehearsal for this year's Merrie Monarch hula festival." The Merrie Monarch Festival is next week and will be broadcast on K5 The Home Team and will be streamed live. For you fans....2016 Merrie Monarch fans have arrived for our booth at the civic.  We ordered 10,000 this year so everyone can be a fan.  We st...More >>
  • Entertainment: Star Wars, Hawaii Casting, KS Song Contest & Island Music, Island Hearts

    Entertainment: Star Wars, Hawaii Casting, KS Song Contest & Island Music, Island Hearts

    Thursday, March 17 2016 2:38 PM EDT2016-03-17 18:38:41 GMT
    Thursday, March 17 2016 5:01 PM EDT2016-03-17 21:01:24 GMT

    "Star Wars: Rogue One" will not only be all about a young Han Solo, but it will also feature the return of Darth Vader. And sources say Darth Vader will not be the only character that will be back in action...

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    "Star Wars: Rogue One" will not only be all about a young Han Solo, but it will also feature the return of Darth Vader. And sources say Darth Vader will not be the only character that will be back in action...

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  • Entertainment: Cyril Pahinui, 'Ahu 'Ula & Mahiole, Awaiaulu Project, Kevin Hart and "Hamilton"

    Entertainment: Cyril Pahinui, 'Ahu 'Ula & Mahiole, Awaiaulu Project, Kevin Hart and "Hamilton"

    Tuesday, March 15 2016 3:58 PM EDT2016-03-15 19:58:08 GMT
    Tuesday, March 15 2016 3:58 PM EDT2016-03-15 19:58:07 GMT
    Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and Hawaii Recording Artist Cyril Pahinui remains hospitalized this morning at Queen's Medical Center.  Cyril's right lung has collapsed and the lining filled with fluids due to conditions connected to serving in the military during the Vietnam war, according to family members. Cyril was admitted to the hospital and after what his Facebook page calls "pretty aggressive medical proceducres to hopefully resolve the condition; after consultatio...More >>
    Lifetime Achievement Award Winner and Hawaii Recording Artist Cyril Pahinui remains hospitalized this morning at Queen's Medical Center.  Cyril's right lung has collapsed and the lining filled with fluids due to conditions connected to serving in the military during the Vietnam war, according to family members. Cyril was admitted to the hospital and after what his Facebook page calls "pretty aggressive medical proceducres to hopefully resolve the condition; after consultatio...More >>
  • Entertainment: SNL, Wilson/Ciara, Ola Ka Ha & Steven Espaniola

    Entertainment: SNL, Wilson/Ciara, Ola Ka Ha & Steven Espaniola

    Monday, March 14 2016 4:03 PM EDT2016-03-14 20:03:38 GMT
    Monday, March 14 2016 4:03 PM EDT2016-03-14 20:03:38 GMT

    Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage will host Saturday Night Live April 2, which will feature musical guest Gwen Stefani. Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson and his long-time girlfriend made a special announcement on social media.  Ciara posted the video yesterday on Instagram.  Wilson proposed last week while the two were vacationing in the Seychelle islands.  The location was previously misidentified as Hawaii.  The two have been a couple for two years...

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    Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage will host Saturday Night Live April 2, which will feature musical guest Gwen Stefani. Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson and his long-time girlfriend made a special announcement on social media.  Ciara posted the video yesterday on Instagram.  Wilson proposed last week while the two were vacationing in the Seychelle islands.  The location was previously misidentified as Hawaii.  The two have been a couple for two years...

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  • Billy V 3/3/16: The Rock, Chaka Khan, Jimmy Fallon, Donald Trump

    Billy V 3/3/16: The Rock, Chaka Khan, Jimmy Fallon, Donald Trump

    Thursday, March 3 2016 2:19 PM EST2016-03-03 19:19:06 GMT
    Thursday, March 3 2016 4:32 PM EST2016-03-03 21:32:46 GMT

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who is shooting the Baywatch remake, invited a 7-year-old battling stage four cancer to visit him on set. 

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    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who is shooting the Baywatch remake, invited a 7-year-old battling stage four cancer to visit him on set. 

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  • Billy V 3/2/16: Mele's Mother's Day show, Chris Rock, Amy Hanaialii, Jake Shimabukuro

    Billy V 3/2/16: Mele's Mother's Day show, Chris Rock, Amy Hanaialii, Jake Shimabukuro

    Wednesday, March 2 2016 2:39 PM EST2016-03-02 19:39:28 GMT
    Wednesday, March 2 2016 3:23 PM EST2016-03-02 20:23:16 GMT

    Earlier this morning we talked about the huge lineup for Mele Apana's 10th annual Mother's Day concert with special guest, Kealii Reichel, and that the tickets went on sale yesterday. 

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    Earlier this morning we talked about the huge lineup for Mele Apana's 10th annual Mother's Day concert with special guest, Kealii Reichel, and that the tickets went on sale yesterday. 

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  • Entertainment: Hollywood Diversity, Deadpool, Star Wars, Anuhea, Kuana

    Monday, February 22 2016 2:14 PM EST2016-02-22 19:14:01 GMT
    Monday, February 22 2016 2:14 PM EST2016-02-22 19:14:01 GMT
    "The prequel to OscarsSoWhite is HollywoodSoWhite," said Stacy L. Smith, a USC professor in an interview. "We don't have a diversity problem. We have an inclusion crisis." Smith is one of the authors in a new study that finds the films and tv shows produced by major media companies "whitewashed" and that an "epidemic of invisibility" runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.  Behind the camera, the disc... More >>

    "The prequel to OscarsSoWhite is HollywoodSoWhite," said Stacy L. Smith, a USC professor in an interview. "We don't have a diversity problem. We have an inclusion crisis." Smith is one of the authors in a new study that finds the films and tv shows produced by major media companies "whitewashed" and that an "epidemic of invisibility" runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.  Behind the camera, the disc...

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  • Entertainment: Aidan James, The Rock, Crouching Tiger Sequel, Back to the Future Prequel

    Entertainment: Aidan James, The Rock, Crouching Tiger Sequel, Back to the Future Prequel

    Friday, February 19 2016 2:29 PM EST2016-02-19 19:29:09 GMT
    Friday, February 19 2016 2:29 PM EST2016-02-19 19:29:09 GMT
    Next Week Thursday, "Saving My Tomorrow" Episode 5 will air. It's a very cool show focusing on kids and the environment. It'll feature Aidan Laprete Powell singing the song he wrote for the episode, "Back To Where We Came From." This was actually shot over a year and a half ago by Vince Keala Lucero. It's finally airing! Aidan re-recorded the song for his album, "Echoes."  A sequel to natural disaster movie San Andreas is in the works. The Rock will ...More >>
    Next Week Thursday, "Saving My Tomorrow" Episode 5 will air. It's a very cool show focusing on kids and the environment. It'll feature Aidan Laprete Powell singing the song he wrote for the episode, "Back To Where We Came From." This was actually shot over a year and a half ago by Vince Keala Lucero. It's finally airing! Aidan re-recorded the song for his album, "Echoes."  A sequel to natural disaster movie San Andreas is in the works. The Rock will ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Sir Paul McCartney, Tyga, Anuhea, Jake Shimabukuro & Pinocchio!

    Entertainment: Sir Paul McCartney, Tyga, Anuhea, Jake Shimabukuro & Pinocchio!

    Thursday, February 18 2016 2:33 PM EST2016-02-18 19:33:14 GMT
    Thursday, February 18 2016 2:33 PM EST2016-02-18 19:33:14 GMT
    Remember we showed you yesterday Sir Paul McCartney and his crew being denied entry to a Grammys after-party in downtown Los Angeles .  The 18-time Grammy winner was caught by TMZ cameras trying to enter a club when security turned away Paul and his friends — including musician Beck.   The party was supposedly hosted by rapper "Tyga."  But Tyga told Jimmy Kimmel a different story.  (Watch the video above!) Tyga says he was paid to perform at the... More >>

    Remember we showed you yesterday Sir Paul McCartney and his crew being denied entry to a Grammys after-party in downtown Los Angeles .  The 18-time Grammy winner was caught by TMZ cameras trying to enter a club when security turned away Paul and his friends — including musician Beck.   The party was supposedly hosted by rapper "Tyga."  But Tyga told Jimmy Kimmel a different story.  (Watch the video above!) Tyga says he was paid to perform at the...

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  • Billy V: Natalie Cole, Taylor Swift, Deadpool, Animal ID

    Wednesday, February 17 2016 2:34 PM EST2016-02-17 19:34:16 GMT
    Wednesday, February 17 2016 4:00 PM EST2016-02-17 21:00:57 GMT

    Natalie Cole's family is not happy with the 58th Grammy Awards' tribute to the late singer-songwriter.

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    Natalie Cole's family is not happy with the 58th Grammy Awards' tribute to the late singer-songwriter.  

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  • Billy V 2/16/16: Grammy Award winners, Kealii Reichel, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Bobby Moderow Jr.

    Billy V 2/16/16: Grammy Award winners, Kealii Reichel, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Bobby Moderow Jr.

    Tuesday, February 16 2016 1:20 PM EST2016-02-16 18:20:29 GMT
    Tuesday, February 16 2016 4:19 PM EST2016-02-16 21:19:32 GMT

    Congrats to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars as Uptown Funk take the Grammy for Record of the Year, but also got Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. 

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    Congrats to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars as Uptown Funk take the Grammy for Record of the Year, but also got Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. 

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  • Billy V talks to Hawaiian musicians at Pre-Grammy event

    Billy V talks to Hawaiian musicians at Pre-Grammy event

    Thursday, February 11 2016 3:11 PM EST2016-02-11 20:11:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 11 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-02-11 21:33:05 GMT

    Billy V is in Los Angeles for a special pre-Grammy event. 

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    Billy V is in Los Angeles for a special pre-Grammy event. 

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  • Billy V in LA to cover Grammy-nominated Hawaiian artists

    Billy V in LA to cover Grammy-nominated Hawaiian artists

    Wednesday, February 10 2016 2:51 PM EST2016-02-10 19:51:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 10 2016 4:04 PM EST2016-02-10 21:04:15 GMT

    Two Hawaii recording artists are up for Grammy Awards this coming Monday. 

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    Two Hawaii recording artists are up for Grammy Awards this coming Monday. 

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  • Billy V 2/3/16: Jake Shimabukuro, Sean Robbins, Lady Gaga, Coldplay

    Billy V 2/3/16: Jake Shimabukuro, Sean Robbins, Lady Gaga, Coldplay

    Wednesday, February 3 2016 2:20 PM EST2016-02-03 19:20:00 GMT
    Thursday, February 4 2016 4:37 PM EST2016-02-04 21:37:39 GMT
    Ukulele great Jake Shimabukuro has been touring the U-S to promote his new album "Travels."   More >>

    Ukulele great Jake Shimabukuro has been touring the U-S to promote his new album "Travels."  

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  • Entertainment: UH Men's Basketball, Patrick Landeza, Henry Kapono & Lopaka Colon

    Entertainment: UH Men's Basketball, Patrick Landeza, Henry Kapono & Lopaka Colon

    Thursday, January 28 2016 2:28 PM EST2016-01-28 19:28:37 GMT
    Thursday, January 28 2016 2:28 PM EST2016-01-28 19:28:36 GMT
    We could see a sell-out crowd of 10-thousand 300 ... at the Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday for the Rainbow Warrior game against Long Beach State.  It would be the first sell-out in nearly 12 years.  This past Saturday, more than 81-hundred showed up to watch UH beat UC Davis.  The team's 16 and 2 start ... is the best since the Fab 5 era ... back in the 70s.  The Star Advertiser reports that there hasn't been a sell-out at the Stan Sherif Center since March 2004 ... More >>

    We could see a sell-out crowd of 10-thousand 300 ... at the Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday for the Rainbow Warrior game against Long Beach State.  It would be the first sell-out in nearly 12 years.  This past Saturday, more than 81-hundred showed up to watch UH beat UC Davis.  The team's 16 and 2 start ... is the best since the Fab 5 era ... back in the 70s.  The Star Advertiser reports that there hasn't been a sell-out at the Stan Sherif Center since March 2004 ...

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  • Billy V: Kenny G performs in Hawaii

    Billy V: Kenny G performs in Hawaii

    Monday, January 18 2016 3:06 PM EST2016-01-18 20:06:56 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 6:07 PM EST2016-01-26 23:07:58 GMT

    Grammy award winning artist Kenny G has been a staple in the jazz music scene for over 20 years.  He recently brought his signature sound to the shores of Hawaii to help celebrate the grand opening of the Blue Note Jazz Club in Hawaii. Billy V had a chance to catch up with the legendary saxophonist...

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    Grammy award winning artist Kenny G has been a staple in the jazz music scene for over 20 years.  He recently brought his signature sound to the shores of Hawaii to help celebrate the grand opening of the Blue Note Jazz Club in Hawaii. Billy V had a chance to catch up with the legendary saxophonist...

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  • Entertainment: BIG NFL Ratings, The Rock, Jake Shimabukuro and Kaylin Aolani

    Entertainment: BIG NFL Ratings, The Rock, Jake Shimabukuro and Kaylin Aolani

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 1:36 PM EST2016-01-26 18:36:05 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 1:36 PM EST2016-01-26 18:36:05 GMT
    Sunday's AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos football game on CBS was the second most-watched AFC title game on any network in 39 years. The game drew 53.3 million viewers, putting it behind only the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2011, which had 54.9 million viewers.  The game also became the highest-rated and most-watched television program since last year's Super Bowl.  FOX's NFC championship game between the Arizona... More >>

    Sunday's AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos football game on CBS was the second most-watched AFC title game on any network in 39 years. The game drew 53.3 million viewers, putting it behind only the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2011, which had 54.9 million viewers.  The game also became the highest-rated and most-watched television program since last year's Super Bowl.  FOX's NFC championship game between the Arizona...

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  • Entertainment: Henry Kapono, Keola Beamer, Ronda Rousey, Tina Fey, Maya Tanida & Aloha Hula Supply Center

    Entertainment: Henry Kapono, Keola Beamer, Ronda Rousey, Tina Fey, Maya Tanida & Aloha Hula Supply Center

    Monday, January 25 2016 3:01 PM EST2016-01-25 20:01:05 GMT
    Monday, January 25 2016 3:01 PM EST2016-01-25 20:01:04 GMT
    Henry Kapono shared this video on Facebook from Keola Beamer.  It's Henry and Keola Beamer performing 'Honolulu City Lights'.   Keola's caption read "Henry Kapono and I are enjoying our time together. It feels great to run our fingers through those great songs of the Hawaiian renaissance." Ronda Rousey officially congratulated Holy Holm.  It came during Rousey's opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.  She said "This is... More >>

    Henry Kapono shared this video on Facebook from Keola Beamer.  It's Henry and Keola Beamer performing 'Honolulu City Lights'.   Keola's caption read "Henry Kapono and I are enjoying our time together. It feels great to run our fingers through those great songs of the Hawaiian renaissance." Ronda Rousey officially congratulated Holy Holm.  It came during Rousey's opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.  She said "This is...

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  • Entertainment: Glenn Frey reaction, Cher's Water and Sesame Street

    Entertainment: Glenn Frey reaction, Cher's Water and Sesame Street

    Tuesday, January 19 2016 3:21 PM EST2016-01-19 20:21:13 GMT
    Tuesday, January 19 2016 3:21 PM EST2016-01-19 20:21:12 GMT
    What celebrities shared on social media after hearing of the death of Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey on Monday:     Steve Martin: "My friend from the early days, and important member of Eagles, has died. We loved you, Glenn Frey."   Paul Stanley: "SHOCKED to report the death of GLENN FREY. Eagle & brilliant songwriter. We shared some memories at RRHOF (Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame) . Shocked…" Huey Lewis: "Glenn Frey. I'm shock... More >>

    What celebrities shared on social media after hearing of the death of Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey on Monday:     Steve Martin: "My friend from the early days, and important member of Eagles, has died. We loved you, Glenn Frey."   Paul Stanley: "SHOCKED to report the death of GLENN FREY. Eagle & brilliant songwriter. We shared some memories at RRHOF (Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame) . Shocked…" Huey Lewis: "Glenn Frey. I'm shock...

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  • Entertainment: Oscar Nominations, Hawaiian Airlines and Jimmy Fallon

    Entertainment: Oscar Nominations, Hawaiian Airlines and Jimmy Fallon

    Thursday, January 14 2016 2:21 PM EST2016-01-14 19:21:30 GMT
    Thursday, January 14 2016 2:21 PM EST2016-01-14 19:21:30 GMT
    Oscar Nominations came out early this morning.  "The Revenant" picked up best picture, best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio and best director nods.  "The Revenant drew 12 nominations in total which was the most of any film.   'Mad Max: Fury Road' also picked up those same nominations of best picture and best director nods; they got 10 nominations in all, but a lot of those were in the technical areas.  "The Martian" got 7 nominations... More >>

    Oscar Nominations came out early this morning.  "The Revenant" picked up best picture, best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio and best director nods.  "The Revenant drew 12 nominations in total which was the most of any film.   'Mad Max: Fury Road' also picked up those same nominations of best picture and best director nods; they got 10 nominations in all, but a lot of those were in the technical areas.  "The Martian" got 7 nominations...

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  • Hawaii native takes top spot on Food Network's 'Cutthroat Kitchen'

    Hawaii native takes top spot on Food Network's 'Cutthroat Kitchen'

    Monday, January 11 2016 4:55 PM EST2016-01-11 21:55:33 GMT
    Monday, January 11 2016 5:00 PM EST2016-01-11 22:00:45 GMT

    A Hawaii native brought his culinary expertise to the table and claimed the grand prize on Sunday’s episode of the Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen.” 

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    A Hawaii native brought his culinary expertise to the table and claimed the grand prize on Sunday’s episode of the Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen.” 

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  • Billy V 1/8/16: Willie K, Rough Riders, Kenny G, Beyonce, Magic!, Adele

    Friday, January 8 2016 1:52 PM EST2016-01-08 18:52:20 GMT
    Friday, January 8 2016 4:44 PM EST2016-01-08 21:44:37 GMT

    Passengers arrive in Kahalui Airport on Maui got an incredible welcome yesterday. 

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    Passengers arrive in Kahalui Airport on Maui got an incredible welcome yesterday. 

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  • Billy V 1/715: Janet Jackson, Kini Zamora, Henry Kapono, Ani Hesse, Makana

    Thursday, January 7 2016 1:12 PM EST2016-01-07 18:12:55 GMT
    Thursday, January 7 2016 4:36 PM EST2016-01-07 21:36:16 GMT

    Janet Jackson is responding to rumors that she has throat cancer.  

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    Janet Jackson is responding to rumors that she has throat cancer.  

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  • Billy V 1/6/15: Justin Timberlake, Anne Hathaway, Mike Iupati and Jimmy Borges

    Billy V 1/6/15: Justin Timberlake, Anne Hathaway, Mike Iupati and Jimmy Borges

    Wednesday, January 6 2016 1:54 PM EST2016-01-06 18:54:23 GMT
    Wednesday, January 6 2016 4:58 PM EST2016-01-06 21:58:45 GMT

    After successfully bringing sexy back, Justin Timberlake is going gnome.  

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    After successfully bringing sexy back, Justin Timberlake is going gnome.  

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  • Billy V: Kapena, Henry Kapono, Michelle Obama, Mariska Hargitay, Norm Chow

    Billy V: Kapena, Henry Kapono, Michelle Obama, Mariska Hargitay, Norm Chow

    Monday, January 4 2016 1:36 PM EST2016-01-04 18:36:26 GMT
    Monday, January 4 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-01-04 21:33:48 GMT

    Kapena is starting the new year with a new release.

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    Kapena is starting the new year with a new release. 

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  • Billy V: America Ferrera stars in new NBC show, 'Superstore'

    Billy V: America Ferrera stars in new NBC show, 'Superstore'

    Monday, January 4 2016 4:30 PM EST2016-01-04 21:30:36 GMT
    Monday, January 4 2016 4:30 PM EST2016-01-04 21:30:36 GMT
    America Ferrera, best known for her role in "Ugly Betty," will be starring in a new NBC show called "Superstore."  More >>

    America Ferrera, best known for her role in "Ugly Betty," will be starring in a new NBC show called "Superstore." 

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  • Entertainment: Trending for 2015 National & Hawai'i

    Entertainment: Trending for 2015 National & Hawai'i

    Thursday, December 31 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-12-31 19:34:57 GMT
    Thursday, December 31 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-12-31 19:34:57 GMT
    We want to take a look back at some of the topics that were trending this year. Remember the White and Gold Dress?  Or was it Black and Blue?  Lots were debating and the entire internet blew up over that.  But science had the explanation.  It comes down the way the human eyes have evolved to view colour.  How about when Kim Kardashian broke the internet.  This is the only photo we can show you with her clothes on. But it was Katy Perry's Super Bowl sidek...More >>
    We want to take a look back at some of the topics that were trending this year. Remember the White and Gold Dress?  Or was it Black and Blue?  Lots were debating and the entire internet blew up over that.  But science had the explanation.  It comes down the way the human eyes have evolved to view colour.  How about when Kim Kardashian broke the internet.  This is the only photo we can show you with her clothes on. But it was Katy Perry's Super Bowl sidek...More >>
  • Billy V: New Year's Eve 'Party of the Year' at Aloha Tower

    Billy V: New Year's Eve 'Party of the Year' at Aloha Tower

    Wednesday, December 30 2015 2:45 PM EST2015-12-30 19:45:00 GMT
    Wednesday, December 30 2015 4:34 PM EST2015-12-30 21:34:15 GMT

    We talked to Johnnie Mac, promoter of the New Years Eve "Party of the Year" which is in it's 6th year. 

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    We talked to Johnnie Mac, promoter of the New Years Eve "Party of the Year" which is in it's 6th year.  

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  • Entertainment: Mark Salling, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Mike Tyson

    Entertainment: Mark Salling, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Mike Tyson

    Wednesday, December 30 2015 2:37 PM EST2015-12-30 19:37:48 GMT
    Wednesday, December 30 2015 2:37 PM EST2015-12-30 19:37:47 GMT
    Former "Glee" Star -- Mark Salling was arrested in his Los Angeles-area home on suspicion of possessing child pornography.  Neither Salling or his representatives have commented on the arrest.  Salling played "Puck" on the musical show throughout the show's six-season run from 2009 to 2015. Wrestle Mania fans... get ready.  The Rock is making a comeback to the W-W-E Stage.  Dwayne the Rock Johnson announced on Instagram -- he's getting ready to... More >>

    Former "Glee" Star -- Mark Salling was arrested in his Los Angeles-area home on suspicion of possessing child pornography.  Neither Salling or his representatives have commented on the arrest.  Salling played "Puck" on the musical show throughout the show's six-season run from 2009 to 2015. Wrestle Mania fans... get ready.  The Rock is making a comeback to the W-W-E Stage.  Dwayne the Rock Johnson announced on Instagram -- he's getting ready to...

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  • Billy V: Kuana Torres Kahele, Hawane Rios, Wayne Harada, Jake Shimabukuro

    Tuesday, December 29 2015 1:22 PM EST2015-12-29 18:22:19 GMT
    Tuesday, December 29 2015 3:31 PM EST2015-12-29 20:31:55 GMT

    We wanted to share with you a video Hawaiian Musician Kuana Torres Kahele posted on Facebook.

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    We wanted to share with you a video Hawaiian Musician Kuana Torres Kahele posted on Facebook.

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  • Billy V: Facebook Christmas from Willie K, David Cacilos, Henry Kapono, The Green

    Billy V: Facebook Christmas from Willie K, David Cacilos, Henry Kapono, The Green

    Monday, December 28 2015 2:18 PM EST2015-12-28 19:18:04 GMT
    Monday, December 28 2015 4:30 PM EST2015-12-28 21:30:57 GMT
    Willie K. popped into Kanile'a 'Ukulele to share some Christmas cheer on us!!  The store posted this video on December 23rd....with the caption: "After all the hugs and honis and talk story, he just couldn't help himself: he grabbed an Islander GL6 off the wall and made Frosty sweat!! LOL! Merry Christmas to you and yours!" David Kawika Gacilos... an English & ukulele teacher at Shippo Elementary in Japan.....sent Christmas wishes to family & friends at home. Y... More >>

    Willie K. popped into Kanile'a 'Ukulele to share some Christmas cheer on us!!  The store posted this video on December 23rd....with the caption: "After all the hugs and honis and talk story, he just couldn't help himself: he grabbed an Islander GL6 off the wall and made Frosty sweat!! LOL! Merry Christmas to you and yours!" David Kawika Gacilos... an English & ukulele teacher at Shippo Elementary in Japan.....sent Christmas wishes to family & friends at home. Y...

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  • Facebook Xmas from Willie K, David Cacilos, Henry Kapono & The Green

    Facebook Xmas from Willie K, David Cacilos, Henry Kapono & The Green

  • Entertainment: Streaming Beatles and Weekend New Movies

    Thursday, December 24 2015 1:19 PM EST2015-12-24 18:19:41 GMT
    Thursday, December 24 2015 1:19 PM EST2015-12-24 18:19:40 GMT
    A Christmas gift from the Beatles to you; you can now stream the iconic group's songs on music services like Spotify and Apple. We first told you about this yesterday here on Sunrise.  The music became available just after midnight.  More than 220 songs from the Beatles' 13 albums are now online. We give you details on 3 of the 6 new movies coming out this weekend; however I am expecting that "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will continue to be the most seen movie of...More >>
    A Christmas gift from the Beatles to you; you can now stream the iconic group's songs on music services like Spotify and Apple. We first told you about this yesterday here on Sunrise.  The music became available just after midnight.  More than 220 songs from the Beatles' 13 albums are now online. We give you details on 3 of the 6 new movies coming out this weekend; however I am expecting that "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will continue to be the most seen movie of...More >>
  • Entertainment: Star Wars, Hateful 8, Steve Harvey & Mariah Carey

    Entertainment: Star Wars, Hateful 8, Steve Harvey & Mariah Carey

    Wednesday, December 23 2015 1:24 PM EST2015-12-23 18:24:38 GMT
    Wednesday, December 23 2015 1:24 PM EST2015-12-23 18:24:37 GMT
    The Critics' Choice Awards have added Star Wars: The Force Awakens as an 11th best-picture nominee. After announcing their nominees last week, the group's board of directors reconvened to add J.J. Abrams' Star Wars sequel to their best picture category. Its members hadn't been able to see The Force Awakens before sending in their ballots. A copy of the new Quentin Tarantino movie The Hateful Eight that leaked online earlier this week has been linked to a top Hollywood film executive... More >>

    The Critics' Choice Awards have added Star Wars: The Force Awakens as an 11th best-picture nominee. After announcing their nominees last week, the group's board of directors reconvened to add J.J. Abrams' Star Wars sequel to their best picture category. Its members hadn't been able to see The Force Awakens before sending in their ballots. A copy of the new Quentin Tarantino movie The Hateful Eight that leaked online earlier this week has been linked to a top Hollywood film executive...

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  • Entertainment: Orlando Bloom, Nicholas Cage and $tar War$...

    Entertainment: Orlando Bloom, Nicholas Cage and $tar War$...

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 3:11 PM EST2015-12-22 20:11:59 GMT
    Tuesday, December 22 2015 3:13 PM EST2015-12-22 20:13:38 GMT

    Orlando Bloom was deported from India for having the wrong visa.  He was scheduled be there to promote tourism in the country.  The following day, after the intervention of India's External Affairs Minister, he was eventually granted a legal visa.  This is video of him visiting the Taj Mahal. Actor Nicolas Cage has agreed to turn over a rare stolen dinosaur skull...similar to this one from a Tyrannosaurus bataar.  The Oscar winner reportedly bought it for 276-thou...

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    Orlando Bloom was deported from India for having the wrong visa.  He was scheduled be there to promote tourism in the country.  The following day, after the intervention of India's External Affairs Minister, he was eventually granted a legal visa.  This is video of him visiting the Taj Mahal. Actor Nicolas Cage has agreed to turn over a rare stolen dinosaur skull...similar to this one from a Tyrannosaurus bataar.  The Oscar winner reportedly bought it for 276-thou...

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  • Entertainment: Miss Universe, Adele & Comedians Getting Coffee

    Entertainment: Miss Universe, Adele & Comedians Getting Coffee

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 2:59 PM EST2015-12-22 19:59:07 GMT
    Tuesday, December 22 2015 2:59 PM EST2015-12-22 19:59:06 GMT
    In the aftermath of Sunday's shocking Miss Universe finale, Colombians were at a loss to explain the mistake. Newscasts in the country devoted almost 20 minutes to dissecting every detail of the pageant's confusing end - from the tweets by a member of the jury celebrating Gutierrez's win to a front-row audience member's alleged slipping of a cue card to Harvey. Many Colombians believe it was a scripted ending to rob their country of its rightful crown and produce higher TV ratings... More >>

    In the aftermath of Sunday's shocking Miss Universe finale, Colombians were at a loss to explain the mistake. Newscasts in the country devoted almost 20 minutes to dissecting every detail of the pageant's confusing end - from the tweets by a member of the jury celebrating Gutierrez's win to a front-row audience member's alleged slipping of a cue card to Harvey. Many Colombians believe it was a scripted ending to rob their country of its rightful crown and produce higher TV ratings...

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  • Carol Burnett in Hawaii Five-0 This Friday Night

    Carol Burnett in Hawaii Five-0 This Friday Night

    Wednesday, November 25 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-11-25 19:34:56 GMT
    Wednesday, November 25 2015 2:34 PM EST2015-11-25 19:34:55 GMT
    Carol Burnett has spent 55 years in entertainment and she continues to lend her presence to the small screen.  'Aunt Deb' (played by Carol Burnett) makes her Thanksgiving return to Steve McGarrett and the crew from Hawaii Five-0, but it will be an emotional return.We talked to Carol Burnett and Hawaii Five-0 stars Alex O'Loughlin (who plays Steve McGarrett) and Taryn Manning (who plays his younger sister Mary Ann) both spoke glowingly about the award winning, legendary actress.We ...More >>
    Carol Burnett has spent 55 years in entertainment and she continues to lend her presence to the small screen.  'Aunt Deb' (played by Carol Burnett) makes her Thanksgiving return to Steve McGarrett and the crew from Hawaii Five-0, but it will be an emotional return.We talked to Carol Burnett and Hawaii Five-0 stars Alex O'Loughlin (who plays Steve McGarrett) and Taryn Manning (who plays his younger sister Mary Ann) both spoke glowingly about the award winning, legendary actress.We ...More >>
  • Interview: Uzo Aduba Will Be Good Witch In 'The Wiz'!

    Interview: Uzo Aduba Will Be Good Witch In 'The Wiz'!

    Wednesday, November 25 2015 1:20 PM EST2015-11-25 18:20:42 GMT
    Wednesday, November 25 2015 1:20 PM EST2015-11-25 18:20:42 GMT
    The Wiz Live! is an upcoming television special scheduled to air live on NBC on December 3, 2015.  The special will star performers Queen Latifah in the role of the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, Uzo Aduba as Glinda the Good Witch, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, Elijah Kelley as the ScarecrowWe talked to Uzo Aduba about this being like home for her since she has part of her beginnings in entertainment in theatre.  U...More >>
    The Wiz Live! is an upcoming television special scheduled to air live on NBC on December 3, 2015.  The special will star performers Queen Latifah in the role of the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, Uzo Aduba as Glinda the Good Witch, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, Elijah Kelley as the ScarecrowWe talked to Uzo Aduba about this being like home for her since she has part of her beginnings in entertainment in theatre.  U...More >>
  • Interview: New Book Called "Na Ho'ailona - Hawaiian Birth Signs"

    Interview: New Book Called "Na Ho'ailona - Hawaiian Birth Signs"

    Tuesday, November 24 2015 3:40 PM EST2015-11-24 20:40:57 GMT
    Tuesday, November 24 2015 3:45 PM EST2015-11-24 20:45:50 GMT
    We talked with Kahu Wendell Silva about his new book called "Na Ho'ailona Hanau - Hawaiian Birth Signs"!You can learn about Hawaiian mysticism and the secrets of the ancient kahuna kilo hoku stargazer, seer) interpreter of the cosmic signs, who used the laws of heaven and earth, an individual's birth date and other sacred divination tools to forecast a person's life path. For the first time, the astral mysteries are revealed for all 12 months of the ancient Hawaiian lunar cal...More >>

    We talked with Kahu Wendell Silva about his new book called "Na Ho'ailona Hanau - Hawaiian Birth Signs"!You can learn about Hawaiian mysticism and the secrets of the ancient kahuna kilo hoku stargazer, seer) interpreter of the cosmic signs, who used the laws of heaven and earth, an individual's birth date and other sacred divination tools to forecast a person's life path. For the first time, the astral mysteries are revealed for all 12 months of the ancient Hawaiian lunar cal...

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  • Entertainment: Makana, Barry Flanagan & Harrison Ford

    Entertainment: Makana, Barry Flanagan & Harrison Ford

    Friday, November 20 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-11-20 19:38:02 GMT
    Friday, November 20 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-11-20 19:38:02 GMT
    The cowboys were out at Hawaii Theatre last weekend for 'Makana and Friends Concert: A tribute to Sonny Chillingworth.'  Makana posted this image on facebook.  The caption reads "So many good memories, photos and laughs to share from last weekend's Hawai'i Theatre concert.. but in the meanwhile, this is me and the (cow)boys backstage gittin' ready."Barry Flanagan from Hapa posted this adorable video on Facebook.  The caption read 'Gotta start em young #titanAma...More >>
    The cowboys were out at Hawaii Theatre last weekend for 'Makana and Friends Concert: A tribute to Sonny Chillingworth.'  Makana posted this image on facebook.  The caption reads "So many good memories, photos and laughs to share from last weekend's Hawai'i Theatre concert.. but in the meanwhile, this is me and the (cow)boys backstage gittin' ready."Barry Flanagan from Hapa posted this adorable video on Facebook.  The caption read 'Gotta start em young #titanAma...More >>
  • Entertainment: Hawaii Filmmaker Benson Lee's Movie at HIFF

    Entertainment: Hawaii Filmmaker Benson Lee's Movie at HIFF

    Thursday, November 19 2015 3:04 PM EST2015-11-19 20:04:16 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 4:12 PM EST2015-11-19 21:12:46 GMT
    Benson Lee is an award-winning Korean-American filmmaker who has worked in drama, documentary, and commercial production for over 15 years.  Lee went to UH Manoa and is a former HI resident. Benson Lee is being honored as part of the 'New American Filmmakers' program presented by the Vilcek Foundation.  The mission of New American Filmmakers program is to highlight the contributions of gifted immigrant filmmakers to contemporary American cinemaLee's most recent feature f...More >>
    Benson Lee is an award-winning Korean-American filmmaker who has worked in drama, documentary, and commercial production for over 15 years.  Lee went to UH Manoa and is a former HI resident. Benson Lee is being honored as part of the 'New American Filmmakers' program presented by the Vilcek Foundation.  The mission of New American Filmmakers program is to highlight the contributions of gifted immigrant filmmakers to contemporary American cinemaLee's most recent feature f...More >>
  • Entertainment: James Wright Video, Kuana on H50 and Waipuna Soccer.

    Entertainment: James Wright Video, Kuana on H50 and Waipuna Soccer.

    Thursday, November 19 2015 3:31 PM EST2015-11-19 20:31:22 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 3:31 PM EST2015-11-19 20:31:21 GMT
    Sales at Walmart for legendary singer Patti Lebelle's sweet potato pie were lackluster...until this guy posted a video on You Tube.That's singer James Wright breaking into song after tasting her pie.  He posted the video last week.  The video has racked up over 8.5 million views, and since it was posted Wal-Mart hasn't been able to keep up with the demand for Patti's pies.      News for Hawaii Five-O fans and fans of Kuana Torres Kahele; The musciain poste...More >>
    Sales at Walmart for legendary singer Patti Lebelle's sweet potato pie were lackluster...until this guy posted a video on You Tube.That's singer James Wright breaking into song after tasting her pie.  He posted the video last week.  The video has racked up over 8.5 million views, and since it was posted Wal-Mart hasn't been able to keep up with the demand for Patti's pies.      News for Hawaii Five-O fans and fans of Kuana Torres Kahele; The musciain poste...More >>
  • Entertainment: David Beckham and a new Thanksgiving Study

    Entertainment: David Beckham and a new Thanksgiving Study

    Wednesday, November 18 2015 2:41 PM EST2015-11-18 19:41:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 18 2015 3:29 PM EST2015-11-18 20:29:01 GMT

    British heartthrob David Beckham has been named people magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' this year.  The 40-year-old former soccer and father of four calls it a "huge honor."  But says he's not sure that he is deserving of the title--and doesn't think of himself as sexy.  Beckham takes the crown from actor Chris Hemsworth, last year's winner.This morning, People Magazine has an informative article called "the david Beckham guide to taking your shirt off.".

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    British heartthrob David Beckham has been named people magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' this year.  The 40-year-old former soccer and father of four calls it a "huge honor."  But says he's not sure that he is deserving of the title--and doesn't think of himself as sexy.  Beckham takes the crown from actor Chris Hemsworth, last year's winner.This morning, People Magazine has an informative article called "the david beckham guide to taking your shirt off."

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  • Entertainment: The Rock, Movies, Waipuna, UHMVB & UH Football dance

    Entertainment: The Rock, Movies, Waipuna, UHMVB & UH Football dance

    Monday, November 16 2015 3:09 PM EST2015-11-16 20:09:45 GMT
    Monday, November 16 2015 3:09 PM EST2015-11-16 20:09:44 GMT
    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has revealed a secret battle with depression. Johnson says, "I found that with depression one of the most important things you could realize is that you're not alone."  At age 23, Johnson was rejected by the NFL and he was cut from the CFL after two months. This is part of what made him start to feel depressed.  Johnson did get a call to play football, but Johnson turned it down and decided to be a pro-wrestler instead.James ...More >>
    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has revealed a secret battle with depression. Johnson says, "I found that with depression one of the most important things you could realize is that you're not alone."  At age 23, Johnson was rejected by the NFL and he was cut from the CFL after two months. This is part of what made him start to feel depressed.  Johnson did get a call to play football, but Johnson turned it down and decided to be a pro-wrestler instead.James ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Janet Jackson, The Rock, Jack Johnson and Lacy Deniz

    Friday, November 13 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-11-13 19:38:12 GMT
    Friday, November 13 2015 2:38 PM EST2015-11-13 19:38:11 GMT
    Janet Jackson's back in Hawaii!  The singer rocked the Blaisdell last night.  It was the first of 3 sold-out shows. The last time the pop star performed in Hawaii was 13 years ago at Aloha Stadium.  Big news from local boy Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his ohana.  The Hollywood actor and his girlfriend Lauren Hashian are expecting a baby girl!He posted this picture on Instagram -- with his hand on her baby bump.  He said, "I was raised by and liv...More >>
    Janet Jackson's back in Hawaii!  The singer rocked the Blaisdell last night.  It was the first of 3 sold-out shows. The last time the pop star performed in Hawaii was 13 years ago at Aloha Stadium.  Big news from local boy Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his ohana.  The Hollywood actor and his girlfriend Lauren Hashian are expecting a baby girl!He posted this picture on Instagram -- with his hand on her baby bump.  He said, "I was raised by and liv...More >>
  • Entertainment: Star Wars, Janet Jackson, Brother Noland and HARA

    Entertainment: Star Wars, Janet Jackson, Brother Noland and HARA

    Thursday, November 12 2015 3:37 PM EST2015-11-12 20:37:56 GMT
    Thursday, November 12 2015 5:55 PM EST2015-11-12 22:55:28 GMT
    A terminally ill "Star Wars" fan who got a special early screening of the new film has died.  Daniel Fleetwood's wife and supporters asked Disney to help fulfill daniel's dying wish....to see "star Wars: The Force Awakens".   Daniel's wife ashley posted this message on her facebook page:   "Daniel put up an amazing fight to the very end. He is now one with god and with the force."Daniel Fleetwood was 32 years old.Janet Jackson hits the stage...More >>
    A terminally ill "Star Wars" fan who got a special early screening of the new film has died.  Daniel Fleetwood's wife and supporters asked Disney to help fulfill daniel's dying wish....to see "star Wars: The Force Awakens".   Daniel's wife ashley posted this message on her facebook page:   "Daniel put up an amazing fight to the very end. He is now one with god and with the force."Daniel Fleetwood was 32 years old.Janet Jackson hits the stage...More >>
  • Entertainment: Donald Trump/SNL, UB40 2nd Show, Starr Kalahiki & Makana Concert

    Monday, November 9 2015 2:16 PM EST2015-11-09 19:16:33 GMT
    Monday, November 9 2015 2:16 PM EST2015-11-09 19:16:33 GMT
    Donald Trump hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and the critics were mostly bored.  The material wasn't great, and Trump isn't much of a comedian or actor, so it was bound to underwhelm.The most interesting moment occurred at the beginning of the show.  Earlier in the week, a Latino advocacy group called Deport Racism offered $5,000 to anyone in the audience who called Trump a RACIST during his monologue. So while Trump was talking Larry David yelled ou...More >>
    Donald Trump hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and the critics were mostly bored.  The material wasn't great, and Trump isn't much of a comedian or actor, so it was bound to underwhelm.The most interesting moment occurred at the beginning of the show.  Earlier in the week, a Latino advocacy group called Deport Racism offered $5,000 to anyone in the audience who called Trump a RACIST during his monologue. So while Trump was talking Larry David yelled ou...More >>
  • Entertainment: HAPA, Star Wars/Disney, Spectre and Charlie Brown

    Friday, November 6 2015 2:57 PM EST2015-11-06 19:57:10 GMT
    Friday, November 6 2015 2:57 PM EST2015-11-06 19:57:10 GMT
    Picture from last nights Reyn Spooner/Make-a-Wish Foundation fundraiser at Mariposa at Neiman Marcus; Barry Flanagan and Kapono Na'ili'ili from Hapa, Guy and Tracy from Poi Planet, Jon Yamasato and Herb Ohta Jr. and Hawaii filmmaker producer/director Keo Woolford.Speaking of Hapa, they are back home after wrapping up a 2 week East Coast/West Coast tour by having a sell out show at Waimea's Kahilu theatre; they had a huge group on stage in Los Angeles that included members of Academy of...More >>
    Picture from last nights Reyn Spooner/Make-a-Wish Foundation fundraiser at Mariposa at Neiman Marcus; Barry Flanagan and Kapono Na'ili'ili from Hapa, Guy and Tracy from Poi Planet, Jon Yamasato and Herb Ohta Jr. and Hawaii filmmaker producer/director Keo Woolford.Speaking of Hapa, they are back home after wrapping up a 2 week East Coast/West Coast tour by having a sell out show at Waimea's Kahilu theatre; they had a huge group on stage in Los Angeles that included members of Academy of...More >>
  • Entertainment: Serena Williams, QEII, Aidan James and Kristi Yamaguchi

    Entertainment: Serena Williams, QEII, Aidan James and Kristi Yamaguchi

    Thursday, November 5 2015 2:48 PM EST2015-11-05 19:48:47 GMT
    Thursday, November 5 2015 2:48 PM EST2015-11-05 19:48:46 GMT
    Serena Williams is one of the greatest athletes of all time. But did you know she also moonlights as a superhero?  On her Facebook page, Serena shared the story that while at a Chinese restaurant with her pal her spidey senses began to tingle, as a man was sitting way too close.  When the man snatched her cellphone she chased the man down.   Serena notes that all those sprinting exercises came in handy as she leapt over chairs and dashed after the man.  She asked hi...More >>
    Serena Williams is one of the greatest athletes of all time. But did you know she also moonlights as a superhero?  On her Facebook page, Serena shared the story that while at a Chinese restaurant with her pal her spidey senses began to tingle, as a man was sitting way too close.  When the man snatched her cellphone she chased the man down.   Serena notes that all those sprinting exercises came in handy as she leapt over chairs and dashed after the man.  She asked hi...More >>
  • Entertainment: Merrie Monarch, Adele, Garden Isle Film Fest & Star Trek

    Entertainment: Merrie Monarch, Adele, Garden Isle Film Fest & Star Trek

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 2:48 PM EST2015-11-03 19:48:23 GMT
    Tuesday, November 3 2015 2:48 PM EST2015-11-03 19:48:23 GMT
    A change on when ticket sales will start for next spring's Merrie Monarch Festival.  The tickets are going on sale 24 days earlier than usual.Starting December first, you can mail your request for seats.  And for the first time; there are different prices for different areas in the stadium.From 5 to 40 dollars.  You'll find the ticket request form..and where to send it...at Merriemonarch.comSpeaking of Merrie Monarch Festival, we earlier had Halau Na Pualei O Likolehua h...More >>
    A change on when ticket sales will start for next spring's Merrie Monarch Festival.  The tickets are going on sale 24 days earlier than usual.Starting December first, you can mail your request for seats.  And for the first time; there are different prices for different areas in the stadium.From 5 to 40 dollars.  You'll find the ticket request form..and where to send it...at Merriemonarch.comSpeaking of Merrie Monarch Festival, we earlier had Halau Na Pualei O Likolehua h...More >>
  • Entertainment: Jake Shimbukuro in LA, Justin Bieber Walks, Tom Hanks and Brad Pitt Movies

    Entertainment: Jake Shimbukuro in LA, Justin Bieber Walks, Tom Hanks and Brad Pitt Movies

    Friday, October 30 2015 4:32 PM EDT2015-10-30 20:32:42 GMT
    Friday, October 30 2015 4:32 PM EDT2015-10-30 20:32:42 GMT
    Jake Shimabukuro is in Los Angeles, California where he posted this photo of Facebook with the caption "Frank Sinatra's ukulele!!  Hanging at the The GRAMMY Museum doing a talk/music session with some young teens from the community. Lots of fun!" (smile Emoji)Pop Star Justin Bieber stormed off the stage last night...canceling his show in Oslo, Norway saying, "What are you doing? Come on I said stop it! What are you doing? Come on! Guys! Listen to me! Are you listeni...More >>
    Jake Shimabukuro is in Los Angeles, California where he posted this photo of Facebook with the caption "Frank Sinatra's ukulele!!  Hanging at the The GRAMMY Museum doing a talk/music session with some young teens from the community. Lots of fun!" (smile Emoji)Pop Star Justin Bieber stormed off the stage last night...canceling his show in Oslo, Norway saying, "What are you doing? Come on I said stop it! What are you doing? Come on! Guys! Listen to me! Are you listeni...More >>
  • Entertainment: Kuana Torres Kahele, Star Wars/Inside Out Trailer and a Haka Departure

    Entertainment: Kuana Torres Kahele, Star Wars/Inside Out Trailer and a Haka Departure

    Thursday, October 29 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-10-29 19:31:33 GMT
    Thursday, October 29 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-10-29 19:31:33 GMT
    Hawaii Recording Artist Kuana Torres Kahele mentions a 'Olelo No'eau; a hawaiian proverb on his Facebook page; he says, "Something to remember Hawai?i... Pua ka wiliwili, nanahu ka mano.  When the wili tree blooms, the shark bites. October and November is Wiliwili season.  It is also shark mating season. So FYI... Now's not the time to be diving or swimming!!!"Ever since the most recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer came out, talented video editors have have ...More >>
    Hawaii Recording Artist Kuana Torres Kahele mentions a 'Olelo No'eau; a hawaiian proverb on his Facebook page; he says, "Something to remember Hawai?i... Pua ka wiliwili, nanahu ka mano.  When the wili tree blooms, the shark bites. October and November is Wiliwili season.  It is also shark mating season. So FYI... Now's not the time to be diving or swimming!!!"Ever since the most recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer came out, talented video editors have have ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Henry Kapono, Darrell Lupenui Festival and Lopaka Kapanui Storytelling

    Entertainment: Henry Kapono, Darrell Lupenui Festival and Lopaka Kapanui Storytelling

    Monday, October 26 2015 4:28 PM EDT2015-10-26 20:28:27 GMT
    Monday, October 26 2015 4:28 PM EDT2015-10-26 20:28:27 GMT
    Henry Kapono rocked the stage at the Hall and Oates Concert Saturday night, Blaisdell Arena.  They were singing the Hawaii 70's hit "When the Morning Comes"!  Kapono also posted some backstage photos with the 80's duo Daryl Hall and John Oates.  Kapono wrote on Facebook:  "Thx John and Darrel!!! You guys rocked and thx for letting me roll with you guys. It was an honor and a privilege. God bless you guys!!! Rock on!!! Henry"The 1st Annual He Lei ...More >>
    Henry Kapono rocked the stage at the Hall and Oates Concert Saturday night, Blaisdell Arena.  They were singing the Hawaii 70's hit "When the Morning Comes"!  Kapono also posted some backstage photos with the 80's duo Daryl Hall and John Oates.  Kapono wrote on Facebook:  "Thx John and Darrel!!! You guys rocked and thx for letting me roll with you guys. It was an honor and a privilege. God bless you guys!!! Rock on!!! Henry"The 1st Annual He Lei ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Adele, Rough Riders, Beamer in Kathmandu, Caz Pic and Sunrise Halloween!

    Entertainment: Adele, Rough Riders, Beamer in Kathmandu, Caz Pic and Sunrise Halloween!

    Friday, October 23 2015 3:54 PM EDT2015-10-23 19:54:41 GMT
    Friday, October 23 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-10-23 20:03:38 GMT
    This morning, Adele released her first single called "Hello" from her new album "25" that comes on November 20th.The Rough Riders wrap up their 2015 "We Ride" tour tonight, 7:30pm at the Hawaii Theater.  This is the final show for Henry Kapono, John Cruz & Brother Noland after more than 20 concerts across the country.Musician Keola Beamer is working on a new project in...More >>
    This morning, Adele released her first single called "Hello" from her new album "25" that comes on November 20th.The Rough Riders wrap up their 2015 "We Ride" tour tonight, 7:30pm at the Hawaii Theater.  This is the final show for Henry Kapono, John Cruz & Brother Noland after more than 20 concerts across the country.

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  • Entertainment: Star Wars Trailer, NFL, and Hoku records

    Entertainment: Star Wars Trailer, NFL, and Hoku records

    Tuesday, October 20 2015 2:22 PM EDT2015-10-20 18:22:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 20 2015 3:17 PM EDT2015-10-20 19:17:33 GMT
    What caused the movie ticket website Fandango to crash last night?  The new Star Wars movie trailer; we showed a portion of the trailer "Star Wars, Episode 7 - the force awakens."   A limited number of reserved tickets went on sale last night as this new full-length trailer debuted.  The film will blast its way into theaters nationwide on December 18th.The NFL Network has apologized to Bengals players who were shown naked in the locker room during a postgame in...More >>
    What caused the movie ticket website Fandango to crash last night?  The new Star Wars movie trailer; we showed a portion of the trailer "Star Wars, Episode 7 - the force awakens."   A limited number of reserved tickets went on sale last night as this new full-length trailer debuted.  The film will blast its way into theaters nationwide on December 18th.The NFL Network has apologized to Bengals players who were shown naked in the locker room during a postgame in...More >>
  • Billy V entertainment-10/13/15: Toy Story 4, Jake on twitter, Augie T, Moana

    Billy V entertainment-10/13/15: Toy Story 4, Jake on twitter, Augie T, Moana

    Tuesday, October 13 2015 3:41 PM EDT2015-10-13 19:41:04 GMT
    Tuesday, October 13 2015 3:41 PM EDT2015-10-13 19:41:04 GMT
    Toy Story 4 has been pushed back a year....More >>
    Toy Story 4 has been pushed back a year....More >>
  • Entertainment: Steven Tyler, Pan Flops, Zombies and UH Basketball

    Entertainment: Steven Tyler, Pan Flops, Zombies and UH Basketball

    Monday, October 12 2015 3:47 PM EDT2015-10-12 19:47:17 GMT
    Monday, October 12 2015 3:47 PM EDT2015-10-12 19:47:16 GMT
    Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is asking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to stop using the power ballad Dream On at campaign events; With just $15.5 million in opening-weekend box ticket sales against an estimated $150 million budget, Pan is the unofficial biggest bomb of 2015. Could this be a  "zombie containment unit"?      It's a metal box with a TV screen on the front that looks like a window showing a guy in zombie make-up banging ...More >>
    Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is asking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to stop using the power ballad Dream On at campaign events; With just $15.5 million in opening-weekend box ticket sales against an estimated $150 million budget, Pan is the unofficial biggest bomb of 2015. Could this be a  "zombie containment unit"?      It's a metal box with a TV screen on the front that looks like a window showing a guy in zombie make-up banging ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Actress Katherine Kelly Lang at Ironman World Championship

    Entertainment: Actress Katherine Kelly Lang at Ironman World Championship

    Friday, October 9 2015 4:00 PM EDT2015-10-09 20:00:14 GMT
    Friday, October 9 2015 4:00 PM EDT2015-10-09 20:00:13 GMT
    Award Winning Actress Katherine Kelly Lang plays the character Brooke Logan from the "Bold and the Beautiful" on CBS Television; she is on Hawaii Island in Kona this morning.  Not for a vacation -- she's competing in the Ironman Triathlon World Championship..She's competed in half Ironman competitions around the world, but this will be her first full one; Katherine joined us by phone on Sunrise.Among the questions:  You are a successful ...More >>
    Award Winning Actress Katherine Kelly Lang plays the character Brooke Logan from the "Bold and the Beautiful" on CBS Television; she is on Hawaii Island in Kona this morning.  Not for a vacation -- she's competing in the Ironman Triathlon World Championship..She's competed in half Ironman competitions around the world, but this will be her first full one; Katherine joined us by phone on Sunrise.Among the questions:  You are a successful ...More >>
  • Entertainment: Local FB, New Movies, Nicole Scherzinger

    Entertainment: Local FB, New Movies, Nicole Scherzinger

    Friday, October 9 2015 3:38 PM EDT2015-10-09 19:38:44 GMT
    Friday, October 9 2015 3:38 PM EDT2015-10-09 19:38:43 GMT
    We are getting you ready for the weekend, with the new movies:  The Walk come out this weekend, it's the story of high-wire artist Philippe Petit.  In 1974, he crossed the void between the World Trade Centers. Pan is the story of 12-year-old orphan Peter.  He's spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny - to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.  It stars Levi Mill...More >>
    We are getting you ready for the weekend, with the new movies:  The Walk come out this weekend, it's the story of high-wire artist Philippe Petit.  In 1974, he crossed the void between the World Trade Centers. Pan is the story of 12-year-old orphan Peter.  He's spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny - to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.  It stars Levi Mill...More >>
  • Entertainment: Sean Na'auao, Ken Makuakane, The Martian & Ronda Rousey

    Entertainment: Sean Na'auao, Ken Makuakane, The Martian & Ronda Rousey

    Monday, October 5 2015 2:55 PM EDT2015-10-05 18:55:55 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 2:55 PM EDT2015-10-05 18:55:55 GMT
    Sean Naauao posted a photo on Facebook yesterday with the caption "Lehua Beauty has arrived.."That's the name of his new album which features eleven tracks. The title track, "Lehua Beauty", as well as "He Aloha `Oe, E Ka Lehua E" were composed by Kumu Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett.  Sean's new release "Lehua Beauty" drops on October 16th.Ken Makuakane posted on Facebook..."Getting my heart wrapped around the album projects I want t...More >>
    Sean Naauao posted a photo on Facebook yesterday with the caption "Lehua Beauty has arrived.."That's the name of his new album which features eleven tracks. The title track, "Lehua Beauty", as well as "He Aloha `Oe, E Ka Lehua E" were composed by Kumu Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett.  Sean's new release "Lehua Beauty" drops on October 16th.Ken Makuakane posted on Facebook..."Getting my heart wrapped around the album projects I want t...More >>
  • Entertainment: USA Gold Medalists Kristi Yamaguchi and Brian Boitano on Sunrise

    Entertainment: USA Gold Medalists Kristi Yamaguchi and Brian Boitano on Sunrise

    Thursday, September 10 2015 3:13 PM EDT2015-09-10 19:13:41 GMT
    Thursday, September 10 2015 3:26 PM EDT2015-09-10 19:26:27 GMT
    Olympic Gold Medalists Kristi Yamaguchi and Brian Boitano were in the Hawaii News Now - Sunrise studios this morning to talk about "Golden Moment, A Skating Concert On Ice" that will be at the Blaisdell Arena, November 20 & 21, 2015; Tickets go on sale today.Kristi Yamaguchi is no stranger to Hawaii, and this event is part of her non-profit "Always Dream Foundation" especially since Hawaii is like a second home.For Boitano; it's the first time that he will be wo...More >>
    Olympic Gold Medalists Kristi Yamaguchi and Brian Boitano were in the Hawaii News Now - Sunrise studios this morning to talk about "Golden Moment, A Skating Concert On Ice" that will be at the Blaisdell Arena, November 20 & 21, 2015; Tickets go on sale today.Kristi Yamaguchi is no stranger to Hawaii, and this event is part of her non-profit "Always Dream Foundation" especially since Hawaii is like a second home.For Boitano; it's the first time that he will be wo...More >>
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