Former HAL hostesses open Koa'e Kea membership
OFFICERS of Koa'e Kea, former Hawaiian Airlines DC3 hostesses, are inviting all former HAL stewardesses and flight attendants to join them as members. The group meets for a social gala and a business luncheon each year. Members also receive a newsletter. The group is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The gala, "A night at the Royal (Hawaiian)," is scheduled for Nov. 4. The members have plenty of fun, with much hula and singing at these parties. For information on joining, call Hale Rowland
, 258-8028; Abigail Chong
, 262-5252, or Carol Mae Vanderford
, 595-0204 ...
MACHIKO KYO, a Japanese actress who in 1956 had a big role in "Teahouse of the August Moon" starring Marlon Brando and Glenn Ford, dined with friends in the Hilton's Bali-by-the-Sea fine-dining restaurant on Friday July 28 ... Olympic skating champ Apolo Anton Ohno was seen in the Paradise Lounge just outside the Bali with Kimo Spencer, digging the sounds of Jerry Santos and Olomana. Apolo was speeding around town with Billie Gabriel and Kimo during his visit. Billie took him to Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona's office with her Easter Seals Special Olympics medal winners July 28. He also received the Key to the City from Mayor Mufi Hannemann the same day. Billie says wherever they went the first question women asked the young Apolo was, "Are you single?" He is, girls, he is ...
Top chefs help Kick Start Karate benefit
DON'T FORGET the Kick Start Karate event that benefits at-risk kids at Bayer Estate Saturday. Top chefs such as Alan Wong, Roy Yamaguchi
and others are providing food. Wine and other beverages are included in the $125 ticket. Call Leanne Williams
, daughter of Kick Start co-founder, retired Police Chief Lee Donahue
, at 286-8831, for more info and tickets ... The "Dog the Bounty Hunter" two-hour wedding special airs tonight on A&E with broadcasts at 6 and 10. Dog Chapman
and wife Beth
are in New York promoting the show. They start filming the fourth season Monday in Hawaii. Sunday they were among people who assisted an elderly New York woman who fell flat on her face on the sidewalk. She was bleeding from the forehead and suffered a hand injury ...
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