Don Ho, seated, celebrated with Kapono Beamer, left, Thomas Chase Jones, Keola Kalani and Tony "Tony C" Conjugacion after they finished the final take on "That's How the Islands Say Aloha" in the Mountain Apple Co. studio on Wednesday. The song will be featured in an upcoming direct-to-video animated movie, "Aloha, Scooby Doo."
"AND SO'S YOUR MOTHER!":
blink-182 thrilled several thousand fans with a high-energy 75-minute concert in Blaisdell Arena on Friday. Bassist Mark Hoppus, above, responded to guitarist Tom DeLonge's comments about his alleged childhood sex life by informing the crowd that DeLonge's mother was the dog in those old Coppertone suntan lotion ads.
BRITTNEY SINGS THE BLUES:
Brittney Anelaikalani Jennings talked with Alden Levi, left, Kelly Delima, Jeff Rasmussen, Kainoa De Lo and Kapena DeLima during the Hawaiian 105 KINE Aloha Friday Luncheon at the Ala Moana Hotel. Jennings, well known as a Hawaiian falsetto singer, also did a beautiful version of "At Last."
HOTT AT THE HARD ROCK:
Star 101.9 morning diva Hudson Hott welcomed Go Jimmy Go to a "welcome home" gig at the Honolulu Hard Rock Cafe on Saturday. GJG went on around 11:30 and proved worth the wait with powerful renditions of old favorites and new. The group embarks on another mainland tour later this month.
GOODBYE, 97.5 KPOI!:
Old-time KPOI staffers "Loud Larry" Lieberman, left, and Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, right, partied with Fil Slash as rock radio fans mourned the demise of Honolulu's classic rock franchise. On-air staffers, fired on Friday, gathered for a farewell party at the Wave Waikiki on Saturday.
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