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Wisconsin's physician's book portrays a softer-edged Damien than we meet in other accounts, a man misunderstood by many around him.

Book Review
The Father Damien Story
"Leper Priest of Molokai," released last month by the University of Hawaii Press, is a hefty tome even in paperback, written by Dr. Richard Stewart, a semi-retired professor of medicine from Wisconsin, a writer fascinated by the influence of medicine in the lives of famous people.

Stage Review
'Vanities' explores sociology, soul
"Vanities" is a play closely associated with the last edge of the silent generation — the population group slightly older than the baby boomers that felt the power of the 1960s wave of change, but never rode its crest.

TGIF Weekend Calendar
Tube Notes

TV's 'Mister Rogers' still unchanged
To many, the 71-year-old host of PBS' "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is a treasured icon who has endured despite the vast expansion of children's programming on networks and cable channels.
Sting, Crow kick off music festival
Sting and Sheryl Crow on Thursday kicked off the "Caracas Pop Festival 2001," a four-day rock music festival featuring Christina Aguilera, Ruben Blades, Mana, Collective Soul, Oasis and Five.
Kapono, Makana on VH1 show
Henry Kapono and Makana will be featured on VH1's "All Access: Musical Paradise" show, taped at noon tomorrow at the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel for airing in the spring.
Wayne Harada
• Show Biz
Kapalua spa has a celebrity-studded week
The place to be for celebrity sightings last week was the Fitness Center and Spa at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. Sweating it out: Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, Joe Torre of the New York Yankees, actor Clint Eastwood, and golfers Tiger Woods, David Duval, Jesper Parnevik and several more.

• Island Sounds
Kahumoku CD has romantic mood
George Kahumoku Jr. has become a mover and shaker in Hawaiian music, from traditional to contemporary, from religious to romantic, from instrumental to vocals.

Audio sample of "Moloka'i Slide" by George Kahumoku Jr. in mp3 or RealAudio format. RealAudio requires a plug-in.

Joan Namkoong
• Market Basket
Consult your local scout: It's cookie time
The Girl Scouts' annual cookie sale will continue through Feb. 4. New this year is an Aloha Chips with Macadamia Nuts cookie that features white fudge chips and Hawai'i-grown macadamia nuts.
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