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Tuesday, May 9, 2000


Hawaii's Christian Kitamura, top, with
some of the other winners from last year.

Crowning glory for
just the right kids

L'Oréal is once again sponsoring its "Be a L'Oréal Kid" contest, with a nationwide search for kids ages 3 to 12 to appear in its newest ads for hair care products for children.

Finalists will win a four-night trip to New York for themselves and an accompanying guardian for an audition. There will be 28 finalists. Ten grand prize winners selected from this group will appear in a fall 2000 ad campaign.

Enter by sending an entry form and color photo, with the child's name, address and phone number on the back, to: "Be a L'Oréal Kid" contest, P.O. Box 6000, Manhasset, NY 11030-6000.

L'Oréal Kids entry forms and contest information will be available through mid-June at participating retailers, the Website, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: L'Oréal Kids Entry & Rules Request, P.O. Box 655, Sayreville, NJ 08871-0655. Entries must be postmarked by June 15 and received by June 22.

Among last year's winners was Christian Kitamura of Iolani School.



Coming to the big screen

Battlefield Earth
Rated PG-13
John Travolta stars in this sci-fi adaptation of an L. Ron Hubbard novel in which humans are forced underground after an alien invasion.

Center Stage
Rated PG-13
Hawaii's own Amanda Schull stars as part of a group of young dancers in New York who pursue their dreams of becoming professional ballerinas.

Rated PG-13
Willard Fillmore is a disgruntled chauffeur who cooks up a scheme to get back at his abusive boss. Stars Norm MacDonald and Danny DeVito.

There will be sneak previews of two movies on Friday

Rated R
A campaigning president who is snowed in at a dinner in Colorado during elections becomes entrenched in a situation of national and international security. Stars Timothy Hutton, Kevin Pollak and Sheryl Lee Ralph.

Road Trip
Rated R
Breckin Meyer, Andy Dick, D.J. Qualls. Four friends take off on a 1,000-mile trip across the United States to get one boy's girlfriend before she receives a sex-filled videotape mistakenly mailed to her.



Scholarships and more

"Employment Opportunities": The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center will host a job fair from 3-8 p.m. Monday. Attendees can apply on-site for full- and part-time positions in various employment areas including sales associate, stock, visual merchandiser, counter help, management, sales supervisor, cashier and management trainee with the center's retail merchants. Call 922-0588 for more information.

"Get Published in YELL-Oh Girls!": "YELL-Oh Girls!" is seeking submissions to be included in a collection of writings by and for Asian American girls. Nonfiction stories and poems that depict Asian Americans in various areas including family ties, popular culture, identity, dating and mating and politics and activism may be submitted for consideration. Email submissions to or mail to YELL-Oh Girls!, c/o Vickie Kam, P.O. Box 557, New York City, NY 10028-0005 by June 1.

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