Friday, August 19, 2005

Show Biz by Wayne Harada

Here's a little ditty/exerpt from Show Biz by Wayne Harada.

Posted on: Thursday, August 18, 2005

By Wayne Harada
Advertiser Columnist

Dazzler for Damon, lei for Carrere, wrap for Wisteria Lane

LIFE IN THE TROPICS: That " '70s Salute to Our Troops," featuring Liz Damon and a cluster of flashback bands, raised $10,000 for Hawai'i's 29th Battalion. More than 800 folks strolled down memory lane at the Renaissance Ilikai hotel, where Flashback pretended to be the Orient Express to back up Damon on her "1900 Yesterday" hit. Damon, who stayed in an oceanview Ilikai suite, was thrilled before the performance Friday with fireworks practically in her face — it was the usual ritual at the neighboring Hilton Hawaiian Village — and she thought it was part of her welcome. She ventured to old pal Lynn Nakamura's Krazy Karaoke for communal singing before returning to Las Vegas. girl around Sept. 22. Her pals staged a baby shower for her at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills, and she asked Emme Tomimbang to send a haku lei to maintain a local touch. ...

And that's Show Biz. ...

Show Biz is published Tuesdays and Thursdays. Reach Wayne Harada at 525-8067, or fax 525-8055.


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