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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 27, 2006

'Beyond the Beach,' uke king, 'King Kong' at Sunset event

 •  Summertime title fight!

Advertiser Staff

Two giants of entertainment at Sunset on the Beach in Waikiki: 'Ukulele whiz Jake Shimabukuro performs tonight ...

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... and director Peter Jackson's 2005 blockbuster "King Kong" fills the screen tomorrow.

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Sunset on the Beach once again takes over Queen's Surf in Waikiki with food booths, entertainment and moving pictures on that 30-foot screen.

Tonight's feature is the new cable TV series "Beyond the Beach," which is being filmed entirely in West O'ahu. Four episodes will be screened, and a few cast members are expected to attend. 'Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro, whose music is on the show, also will perform tonight.

Tomorrow's film is the special-effects biggie "King Kong," directed by Peter Jackson.

Sunset on the Beach festivals begin at 4 p.m. Admission is free. 923-1094.