‘Gone With the Wind’ adds more romance to festival
"Gone with the Wind" will be shown Monday at the Hawaii Theatre for the Hawaii Romance Festival's "Romantic Night at the Movies" feature.
What's more, Ann Rutherford
, all of 87 years old, who portrayed Scarlett's sister Carreen in the picture, will start the evening with a question and answer session at 5 p.m. TV host Nick Clooney
, father of film star George Clooney
, will serve as moderator. The picture starts at 6. Tickets are $10, and for a $20 ticket, guests will receive an autographed photo of Rutherford ... Another senior, Guido Salmaggi
, going strong at 91, sends word that he and his wife, Maria
, have moved to Florida because her health has been failing and he thought it would be best for her to be closer to her family. Guido is known for singing the "Star-Spangled Banner" at many sports and civic events. He is a former city auditoriums director and later became "The Boss" at Spats in the Waikiki Hyatt ...
Dancing on: Kamakoa Page, who spent a year with the Pittsburgh Ballet, has opened the Page Academy of Dance on Queen Street. Her mom traded cleaning services for Kamakoa's first dance lessons at age 3. Kamakoa has taught ballet at St. Laurent School of Dance, Hawaii State Ballet, Hawaii Starshine and the Tau Dance Theater youth group. Call 222-6642 for more information ... Kathy Sakamoto, no stranger when it comes to running upscale shops, has been named store director at St. John at Ala Moana Center. Kathy was the director of Hermes when the luxury shop first opened here ...
Kidding around in Kailua and at Stage
There will be much fun on the Windward side today at the first birthday party for Bella Puamana Souza
at the home of her grandparents, singer Mihana
and Chucky Souza
. The baby's parents are Kapono
and Judy Oliveira Souza
. The activity starts at Sea Life Park and dinner will follow at the elder Souzas' sprawling Kailua property. A hundred people were originally expected but the guest list has grown to 300, Mihana said Wednesday over lunch at a packed Stage Restaurant in the Honolulu Design Center. She's cooking a lot of stew. Speaking of Stage, I once had the eatery's Food and Beverage Manager Scott Armstrong's
last name as Anderson in a column. The next time I went there, the staff called me "Mr. Brown.
" It's a fun place ...
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