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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, November 1, 2006

ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
Director Crowe beams in

Advertiser Staff and News Services

Film writer and director Cameron Crowe, the man behind "Jerry Maguire" and "Elizabethtown," appears in a videoconference for Academy for Creative Media students from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today at the University of Hawai'i.

The ACM and Directors Guild of America host the direct-from-Los Angeles session, moderated by director Randal Kleiser. ACM director Chris Lee and assistant professor Joel Moffett will moderate. Members of the public may sit in on the videoconference on a space-available basis. To book a spot, call Lily Ching at 956-7736.

Advertiser staff



SCENT-SATIONAL TIME TOMORROW

Aromatherapy can excite or relax, stimulate or subdue. Lavender, eucalyptus, calendula, verbena, rosemary each has its own unique properties. Learn more about aromatherapy from a Maui-based expert at "Aromatherapy With Denise Diamond," 2 to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Halekulani.

Diamond is the author of "The Complete Book of Flowers" and co-founder of the Island-based skincare line Island Essence. Attendees will custom-blend face and body mists while exploring the emotions of memorable scents. It's part of the Halekulani Living Wellness Series; $45 includes afternoon tea and a $25 SpaHalekulani gift certificate. Reservations: 931-5010.

Paula Rath



FINAL WORD

"I never take stuff home with me; it's not my style. My husband would have a fit if I came back as the Queen."

Helen Mirren | the star of "The Queen" on leaving her character on the set, in Entertainment Weekly