HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - If you haven’t watched “The Voice” for awhile, now is the time to start watching. You’re now getting to see the best contestants of the competition every night. While performance night was this past Monday, contestants like Kim Cherry had to compete to get into the Top 8 last night. Kim was the last one to make a spot; saved by the public in a five-minute flash round of voting on Twitter. Yesterday we joked how - poor thing about Adam Levine; well last night his whole team has been eliminated. He will have a long wait till next season. Blake has 5 team members still in the running. The Voice coming up on Monday night, 7:00p., Monday night on KHNL.
A popular 90s boy band is coming to Hawaii. “98 Degrees” will be perfoming at the Neal Blaisdell Arena.. on Valentine’s Day. Hawaii’s Josh Tatofi will open for the group. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. this Saturday.
Comedian Dave Chappelle will be the next recipient of the mark twain prize for american humor. The prize is given every year by the Kennedy Center. The organization’s president says Chappelle is “the embodiment of Mark Twain’s observation that ‘against the assault of humor, nothing can stand.’” Previous winners include Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Richard Pryor and George Carlin. The event airs in January.
If you like Avatar and Star Wars, you’re going to love this period new movie period. Disney announced yesterday that they are producing three more Star Wars films that will hit theaters starting in 2022. That’s AFTER “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” brings the current saga to a close this December. Disney is also working on four “Avatar” films. The first “Avatar” movie came out 10 YEARS ago. The second film in the series will be finally be released in December of 2021. That means we will have every year we will have either a star wars or avatar movie; they will go back and forth; till 2027.