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

Entertainment: Janet Jackson, Kini Zamora, Henry Kapono, Ani Hesse and Makana

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Janet Jackson is responding to rumors that she has throat cancer.  The singer took to Twitter saying quote 'I Do Not Have Cancer.'  Last month she had announced that she was putting her tour on hold for surgery.
Although she did not disclose for what.
The message read "Remember…believe it when you hear it from my lips. The rumors are untrue. I am recovering. My doctor's have approved my concerts as scheduled in Europe, and as I promised the postponed shows will be rescheduled. Thank you for your prayers and love."

Kini Zamora is getting another chance to be the top designer on  'Project Runway.'  He's been picked to appear on the "All Stars" series for Season 5.  The first episode is set to air February 11th.  The Hawaii designer came in.  You can keep up with Zamora's journey by following #teamKINI or visiting

If you're on Maui are the Rough Riders.  Henry Kapono, John Cruz, and Brother Noland have a concert at the MACC.Henry posted this photo with the caption "Rough Riders getting together for MACC show. Chihoooo!!! Noland at the bench waiting on the boys. It's been a year since our first gig at the MACC. Gonna be GOOD!!!"  The show is tomorrow night at 7:30 p-m

Willie K is always on the lookout for young talent.  He's introducing talented Maui girl Ani Hesse this weekend at Uncle Willie K's BBQ Blues Fest!  On Facebook he wrote "Whether she's tearing it up on stage at the Hard Rock Cafe or playing classical music on her baby grand piano, singer-songwriter Ani insists on bucking the system and doing things her own way."  The 16-year-old Ani relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music.

Hawaiian musician Makana posted this photo on Facebook with the caption " guess what song I'm playing? It's in.  Any guesses?

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