Punahou '58 grads are hosts for teacher-coach Zabierek
A GROUP OF PUNAHOU 1958 grads -- all ex-jocks except model agency owner Kathy Muller,
who was a songleader -- are flying in former Pun teacher-coach Henry Zabierek
from Boston today for his 82nd birthday. Pitching in as hosts are Butch Robinson, Tom Conger, Alex Jamile, Bob Corboy, Buddy McGuire, Al Narimatsu
and Mike Durant
. Besides helping their former history teacher and baseball-basketball mentor celebrate his 82nd birthday Thursday, another highlight will be the annual Punahou Luau on Saturday. Zabierek, a big man, is a decorated World War II Marine who was known for his rapier wit and sharp tongue ...
THE HONOLULU Polo Club opens its 20th season tomorrow at the Waimanalo field. The gates open at 1 p.m. and matches begin at 2:30 p.m. Call Annette Ebinger
at 396-0494 or Alice Vinton
at 533-4540 for more info ... Wine expert Chuck Furuya
sends word that as a pau hana special at Vino this Friday, Esser chardonnay and Paringa merlot will be $3 a glass for people sitting at the bar. Chuck calls them "absolutely delicious" wines ... Kincaid's is now offering Copper River salmon from Alaska while supplies last ... Mesa Air Group and Jonathan Ornstein,
chairman and chief executive officer of the group, are holding a "go! Launch Party" Friday evening in Kahala ... Happy birthday to Uli Cutter
and Donna Bebber
, who celebrated last weekend at separate parties ...
Hawaii Public Radio's music sale starts Friday
THOUSANDS of long play albums have been donated to Hawaii Public Radio over the past year and they will be available at the "Almost New Music Sale" Friday through Sunday at Ward Warehouse's second-floor Kewalo and Kakaako rooms. CDs, DVDs, videos, laserdiscs and even sheet music will be sold. Tested stereo equipment that has been donated to HPR will be sold as well. Admission is $3 and that's also good for a free LP or two cassettes. Call 955-8821 for information ...
SLACK-KEY guitarist Danny Carvalho will present his first solo concert Friday at 7:30 p.m. in HPR's Atherton Performing Arts Studio. Danny, 15, is a guitar student of Ozzie Kotani and attends Assets School ...
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