Kylie Kuioka, 12, former Iolani student, is the voice of Emiko in “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank,” in theaters now. Thus, she’s in good company: the animated flick features the voices of Samuel L. JacksonRicky GervaisGeorge TakeiMichelle Yeoh.

Kylie Kuioka

Kylie’s family earlier relocated to New York, where Kylie’s Broadway break came when she was one of the children of the King of Siam, in Lincoln Center’s revival of “The King and I,” several years ago. A Mainland residency opened the door a skosh wider, when seeking roles…

The voices of two more island actors will be featured in “DC League of Super Pets,” opening this week. Among the stars providing the voices – Hawaii-reared Dwayne Johnson  and Keanu Reeves, along with other notables like John Krasinski, Kevin Hart, and Kate McKinnon. …

Jason Momoa

Oh, and add isle native Jason “Aquaman” Momoa, to the voicing pool; his will be the voice for an unnamed heroic lead, in an upcoming film entitled “Minecraft,” based on a popular video game, directed by Jared Hess

Manoa melodies

The Honolulu Jazz Quartet, led by John Kolivas, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Medici’s at Manoa Marketplace. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner.


Other members of the foursome: Tim Tsukiyama on saxophones, Dan Del Negro on piano, and Noel Okimoto on drums. 

The gig will feature tunes from “Straight Ahead,” a recently-released CD, including originals and new arrangements of the 60s and 70s hit,  “Summer Breeze”.

Admission is $75, which includes dinner. Reservations: (808) 351-0901 or or https://medicissupperclub.com

HJQ also will concertize at 6:30 and 9 p.m.  Sept. 4 at Blue Note Hawaii, at the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel. Tickets: $35 and $25, at (808) 777-4890 or https://www.bluenotejazz.com/hawaii/

The Shari Lynn Trio returns to Medici’s, at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner service.

Singer Shari will perform tunes from the Great American Songbook, along with jazz classics and likely will tap numbers from the Broadway spectrum.

Her trio will feature Jim Howard on keyboards and the aforementioned John Kolivas on stand-up bass.

Admission: $75, and includes dinner.

Danielle Tucker

Reservations:   (808) 351-0901 or https://medicissupperclub.com

Traffic tipster

The voice of  Danielle Tucker is highly recognizable, thanks to her helpful drive-time traffic reports during  morning and afternoon commutes.

Now she’s getting TV exposure, too, as KITV4’s traffic reporter.

But she continues to provide part-time iHeart radio alerts, too. …

And that’s Show Biz. …

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