By Dave Donnelly

Friday, July 2, 1999

Goofy for Old Glory

YOU say you've always wanted red, white and blue hair? Here's your chance. In honor of the Fourth of July weekend, Fantastic Sams will paint the colors of Old Glory on your head with patriotic stencils. Don't worry, it'll come right out, it says here. And while the painting is free, a donation is requested to help build a monument to honor WWII vets in Washington, D.C. The painting gets under way tomorrow from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Aloha Tower Marketplace, and on the Fourth of July from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the USS Missouri ...

Mug shot GOLFING tales: A round of golf in seven hours and 20 minutes may sound like a long one, until you realize that 100 holes were being played. Then it sounds like Sir Speedy at work! Or in this case, in the first "100 Hole Golf Marathon" at the Hapuna Beach Hotel, it was the time spent by Hapuna pro Matthew Hall and companion John Hoffe hacking quite quickly around the course. There were 10 golfers in the event and a total of 49 birdies and two eagles were shot. That's out of 1,000 opportunities by my count ... Kimo Kahoano had a hole in one! One of his pockets, that is. During the Waikoloa Dolphin Days celebrity tournament, his pocket cash went flying in the brisk Kona winds. He retrieved the cash, if not all his dignity, with the help of Neil Ozaki, Jeff Kubo and Kerry Crowell. Among others in the tournament were Alan Thicke and Eric Dickerson ...

2000 Tropics girls

Cynthia Yip was not on the golf course, but was on the Kohala Coast in her role as correspondent for "Extra," the entertainment news show. She interviewed Hawaiian Tropics owner Ron Rice and even joined a dozen babes in a yoga session at the resort's scenic point. The Tropics girls were there to shoot the company's Year 2000 calendar, a "millennium special." ...

WHILE in Chicago shooting a golf tournament, TV sports filmmaker Scott Culbertson got to fulfill a lifelong dream -- he took in a Cub's game at Wrigley Field. And when the seventh inning stretch came up, he looked up to the booth where the late Harry Caray regaled spectators for so many years with his off-key rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," and was pleasantly surprised to see former Honolulu sportscaster Harry Kalas filling in. (He couldn't have sounded half as bad as boxer George Foreman did when he proved he didn't know the tune or the words to the song.) Culbertson also got a Windy City tour from former KGMB cameraman Peter O'Callaghan -- the same guy held hostage on Round Top some years ago. One of his favorite spots turned out to be an Irish saloon called Murphy's, located just across the street from Wrigley Field. It was like Scott hadn't left home ...

DON'T look for Madonna at the Jazz Festival at the Hawaii Theater this month, but her choreographer will be there. Nikki Harris won't be doing any Madonna-like moves when she performs on July 15, gospel and blues night. After all, she'll be performing with her husband, Gene Harris ...

These are angels?

SPIES who've peeked into "Angels in America, Part II" at Manoa Valley Theater report there's one scene between the angel (Melinda Maltby) and another principal (Derek Calibre) that makes the diner scene between Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan in "When Harry Meets Sally" look tame by comparison. I'll believe that when I see -- and hear -- it. But you might consider getting a sitter for the kids if you're planning to see the show ...

Dave Donnelly has been writing on happenings
in Hawaii for the Star-Bulletin since 1968.
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