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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, February 20, 2010

Celebrate Waikiki beach culture in kanikapila style


Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

PacificNetwork.tv focuses on Waikďkď tomorrow evening with a fete honoring its beachboys and beachgirls. The public’s invited.

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4 to 8 p.m. tomorrow

Edge of Waikiki, Sheraton Waikiki

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Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

Pikake Enos will be at Edge of Waikiki tomorrow, when she and others will find out if they’ll be in the “Aloha Waikiki” series.

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Hawaii news photo - The Honolulu Advertiser

Jade Chun, pictured with Peter Apo, is the current host of “Aloha Waikiki” and conducted all the casting interviews.

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Head to the Edge of Waikiki tomorrow for a free kanikapila-style public gathering to honor Waikīkī's beachboys, beachgirls and other local icons, part of www.PacificNetwork.tv's new "Aloha Waikiki" series. The "Aloha Waikiki" crew will be filming throughout the evening to capture footage at Sheraton Waikiki's poolside bar, where guests will be entertained by the Sean Na'auao Trio, with expected sit-ins from some of the entertainers in attendance. The guest list includes Van Horn Diamond, Nalani Olds, Jimmy Borges, Tony Conjugacion, Sam Kapu, Nina Keali'iwahamana, Boyce Rodrigues, Gary Aiko and beachboys Blue Makua, Uncle Billy Lumpy and Ted Bush.

Other entertainment includes a fashion presentation of vintage and contemporary aloha swim and evening wear by 2 Couture's Takeo Kobayashi and Eric Chandler, as well as a mixology contest to create a new signature cocktail that will be called Waikiki Dream, a name borrowed from Edgy Lee's 2002 film "Waikiki on the Wake of Dreams."

Lee's current project, "Aloha Waikiki," presents a unique insider's tour of Waikīkī that includes talk story sessions with the world-famous beachboys and behind-the-scenes visits with Waikīkī's current trendsetters. Produced by www.PacificNetwork.tv, the series will be broadcast in more than 12,000 Waikīkī hotel rooms on WhereTV, and will also be broadcast on television later this year and streamed on www.PacificNetwork.tv.


Find out more on Edgy Lee’s blog at http://LifeIsGood.honadvblogs.com and see video at http://travel.pacificnetwork.tv/alohawaikiki/.