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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 5, 2003

SUNSET ON THE BEACH CONTINUES IN WAIKIKI

            Take a well-deserved break this weekend, September 6 and 7, and relax at the city’s popular food-music-movie festival, Sunset on the Beach, held at Queen’s Surf Beach in Waikiki. 

             The fun begins at 4 p.m., with live entertainment hosted by engagine radio station deejays.  On Saturday, the entertainment stage is hosted by Oldies 107.9, bringing on “Moana Chang” from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m., followed by “VP’s” and “Omni” from 5:00 to 6:45 p.m.

 Sunday, KCCN FM100 brings together “Shining Star” from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. and the popular group “Country Side Band” from 5:00 to 6:45 p.m.

  Movies begin at 7:30 p.m. and are shown on the city’s 30-foot screen.  On Saturday, Chris Rock makes his directorial debut in “Head of State,” and stars as Mays Gilliam, a local Washington, D.C., alderman who's picked by the Democratic party to run for president when their candidate dies unexpectedly during the campaign.  

                Sunday, it’s “America’s Sweethearts,” a hilarious romantic comedy starring Billy Crystal, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones and John Cusack.   The all-star cast provides entertainment and laughter throughout the movie.

                Participating restaurants this weekend include the Royal Hawaiian Hot Dog & Shave Ice, Belly’s Up, Compadres, Leo’s Taverna, Time 2 Grind, Bale Sandwich & Restaurant, Popcorn Express and Mr. Pizza. 

                Thirty-two artisans offering “Made in Hawaii” products complete the city’s most popular entertainment and food celebration on the beach. The craft fair begins at 9 a.m. and is open until 9 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

                Sunset on the Beach is sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii Restaurant Association, Hawaii Tourism Authority, News 8, K5 The Home Team, KCCN FM100 and Oldies 107.9.  For more information contact 523-CITY.

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Friday, September 05, 2003

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