Duckworth should check out Matt and Edgy’s ‘Levi Report’
Former Bishop Museum Director Donald Duckworth
and wife Sandra
gave me a friendly hello in Restaurant Row's parking lot Wednesday. Don said he was here from the mainland to handle business. I hope he has seen the excellent "The Levi Report" in which a comprehensive look at the Hawaiian artifacts story is presented. Duckworth played a major part in the controversial issue while at the museum. The program, with private detective Matt Levi
and directed by Edgy Lee
, was shown on KHON Nov. 22 and 26. Levi had key people giving both sides of the artifacts story. It was revealed that drug addicts have been stealing artifacts from burial caves to support their habit. Filming of the U.S. Marshals' Fugitive Task Force bringing in drug fugitives was also outstanding. Big tough local marshals are seen making arrests of mostly "ice" users and dealers. A marshal said even one of his relatives was sought, emphasizing the drug epidemic can hit anyone. Another fine segment was about sexual predators contacting youngsters on the Internet. It was frightening ...
"A Merry Christmas with Friends and Nabors," starring Jim Nabors, plays at the Hawaii Theatre tonight at 7:30 and tomorrow at 2 p.m. Jim has Jimmy Borges, Emma Veary, Karen Keawehawaii and many others in the huge cast. Matt Catingub conducts the orchestra ...
Soria brings back Sterling and the Barefoot Bar
Old-timers are gonna love this. Harry B. Soria Jr.
is presenting an hourlong tribute to the musicians and music of the legendary Barefoot Bar in Queen's Surf on "Territorial Airwaves" at 5 p.m. on 105 KINE FM tomorrow. Sterling Mossman
and his gang really kept the Barefoot Bar jumping from 1958 to '62. It was the hottest spot in town. Working with Sterling were Gabby Pahinui, Varoa Tiki, Louis Akau
, brothers Barney
and Norman Isaacs
and others ...
The Hawaii Youth Symphony takes the Blaisdell Concert Hall stage at 4 p.m. tomorrow for its "Hands Across the Sea" concert under conductor Henry Miyamura. The 125-member Honolulu Symphony Chorus, directed by Karen Kennedy, will join the orchestra for two numbers. KITV's Mahealani Richardson is emcee ...
Ben Wood, who sold the Star-Bulletin in the streets of downtown Honolulu during World War II, writes of people, places and things every Wednesday and Saturday. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org