Disney’s “Moana” girl, Auli‘i Cravalho, the Honolulu native who has been transparent about being “out.,” will be among the roster of  performers in an untitled film project, formerly referred to as “Love in Color.”

Auli’i Cravalho

The film stars Megan Mullally, the comedic Karen Walker on “Will and Grace,” with Rowan Blanchard (“Girl Meets World”), Tyler Alvarez (”American Vandal”), Michelle Buteau (”Always Be My Maybe”), Aasif Mandvi (”Evil”), Teala Dunn (”All Night”) and Isabella Ferreira (”Love, Victor”).

The flick is about an aspiring young artist (Blanchard) forced to join her high school track team and uses the situation to pursue her long-time crush (Cravalho), but discovers flipping over unexpected teammate instead, thus experiencing  real love. …

Jonathan Scott

Whee, the people

Jonathan Scott of HGTV’s“The Property Brothers” and  girlfriend Zooey Deschanel, of Fox’s“New Girl” fame, have been visiting Hawaii, seen at and posing for pics at Kualoa Ranch. They marked their second anniversary as a couple last month (Aug. 4 was the milestone date), so this begs a question: Were they married while in the islands? No mention of nuptuals, but certainly Hawaii is a perfect spot for matrimony …


Random additions to the Blue Note Hawaii lineup:

Tavana, Sept. 10, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Mike Lewis presents A Night of Elton John and Billy Joel, Sept. 13, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Kaleo Phillips and the Willie K Warehouse Blues Band, in a Tribute to Willie K, Oct. 12, at 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Hawaiian Style Band, Oct. 25, at 6:30 and 9 p.m.

Details: www.bluenotehawaii.com …

Notes to remember

Manoa Valley Theatre has begun its reticketing process for its season’s premiere, “Be More Chill,” which was to open tonight (Sept. 2) but delayed till Oct. 14 due to heightened coronavirus protocols. If you haven’t been notified about the change, call the theater. Outdated TV promos still tout Sept. 2 as the opening night, which is incorrect. …

Meanwhile, this year’s ‘Ukulele Picnic will again be conducted virtually because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The streaming event, at 4 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 4), features a host of strummers including Japan’s Yoko Oginome. Viewable at youtube.com/user/ukupichawaii; details at ukulelepicnichawaii.org …

And that’s Show Biz,. …

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