Tuesday, August 3, 1999


The Miss America Organization
Miss America Nicole Johnson will perform at
1 p.m. Saturday at Sea Life Park.

Here she’ll be, Miss America

Miss America Nicole Johnson will make her first Hawaii appearance in Hawaii Saturday, Oceanic Cable Family Day at Sea Life Park.

The event runs 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to seeing Johnson perform at 1 p.m. as part of the Whaler's Cove Show, guests will be entertained by the group Brownskin, the Hyper Squad Dance Team, juggler Greg Gabaylo and singers Kim Shimamoto and Kawehi Lindsay.

"My TV Jams" hosts Jay Smoove, Alli-Rose and Malia on the Move will also be there, braving the dunking booth.

General admission is $24 for adults, $12 for kids. Kama'aina rates, with I.D., are $12 and $6 respectively. Discounts available for Oceanic Club card members.

Partial proceeds from the days' events will be donated to the Hawaii chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Johnson, a diabetic, chose diabetes as her Miss America platform.


Expert shooter offers clinics

English shooting instructor Jack Mitchell will offer shooting clinics on Lanai Aug. 29-Sept. 3.

Mitchell runs a shooting school in Cornwall, England, and has brought his skills to Lanai for the past three years. He has tested guns for the Purdey and Churchill manufacturers and has written for The Shooting Times and Sporting Clays magazines.

Both private lessons and clinics will be available to all levels of shooters. Instruction will be conducted at Lanai Pine Sporting Clays, which offers 14 stations, skeet, wobble trap, compact sporting and competition high towers.

Call 800-321-4666 for reservations or more information.



Coming to the big screen

One movie begins its Oahu run tomorrow:


Rated PG-13
Michelle Williams and Kirsten Dunst star as ditzy teens who wander away from a White House and meet President Nixon. The two develop a crush on Nixon, and become his advisers during the Watergate scandal.

Four movies open Friday on Oahu

The Iron Giant

Rated PG
In this animated film, a giant robot drops out of the sky and befriends a 9-year-old boy in a small town in Maine. With voices by Jennifer Aniston and Harry Conick Jr.

Mystery Men

Comedy based on the Dark Horse comic book about seven lame superhero wannabes whose offbeat powers are enlisted to fight the villainous Casanova Frankenstein's attempts to take over their city. Stars Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria and William H. Macy.

The Sixth Sense

Rated PG-13
An 8-year-old boy is visited by ghosts, serving as the terrified channel of spirits with unresolved problems. Child psychologist Malcolm Crowe (Bruce Willis) tries to help the boy and faces harrowing consequences.

The Thomas Crown Affair

Rated R
Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo star in a remake of the 1967 movie that starred Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. Self-made billionaire Thomas Crown (Brosnan) can buy anything he wants. So no one would suspect him of the theft of a priceless Monet. No one except brilliant investigator Catherine Banning (Russo).

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