COURTESY OF HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE
Three key members of HBO's "Entourage" said aloha to Hilton Hawaiian Village doorman Mark Kawabata before heading for home Wednesday. Pictured with Kawabata are, from left: Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connolly and Jeremy Piven.
‘Entourage’ cast attracts smiles at Hilton
Members of HBO's "Entourage" cast turned heads during their short stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village while they were filming here. They arrived at the Hilton Sunday and departed Wednesday.
The crew checked in earlier. Filming was at Bellows Beach and Kualoa Ranch. Kevin Dillon
, who plays "Drama," Kevin Connolly
, who portrays "Eric," and Jeremy Piven
, the one-and-only "Ari," said aloha to doorman Mark Kawabata
and took photos with him before rolling off in limos. Adrian Grenier
, who plays movie star "Vince" in the hit series, departed earlier in the day. He was sporting a heavy beard ...
Francois Bougard has been named chef of Bali by the Sea at the Hilton. He previously served as chef tournant for the HHV. A chef tournant is a culinary expert who can run any station in the kitchen. Bougard held that position at the Halekulani's La Mer and at the Anuenue Room at Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua. He started his cooking career in Paris and traveled to San Francisco, where he was sous chef at Pastis before coming to Hawaii in the late 1990s. He will introduce a new menu at the Bali on May 6, but won't drop any favorite dishes ...
Mountain Apple is proud that it licensed six songs for the picture "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" filmed on Oahu's North Shore. Four of them are by legendary Israel "Brother IZ" Kamakawiwoole. They are: "Ka Huila Wai," "Ulili E," "Henehene Kou Aka" and "Aloha Ka Manini." The others are Martin Pahinui's "Ka Anoi" and the Brothers Cazimero's "Mai Hai la Hai" ...
Manoa DNA to appear on national tv
makes its national TV debut on "Eco Adventures-Hawaii," performing music for this soon-to-be televised syndicated programming on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox stations. The trio of Lloyd Kawakami
and sons, Alex
was selected by Tom Kiely's
company, Team Unlimited, for this production targeting travelers who seek active lifestyle vacations. It couldn't have come at a better time with tourism concerns about rising fuel costs, airline problems and soft hotel occupancies. Manoa DNA also is promoting eastbound Hawaii travel by performing in Japan for Hawaii Tourism Japan to promote Golden Week ...
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