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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, April 10, 2010

'Project Runway' finalist at HCC show

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Jay Nicolas Sario

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Jay Nicolas Sario of "Project Runway" is returning briefly to his fashion roots in Honolulu.

At 7 p.m. April 24 he will be a celebrity judge for "Flight," the student fashion show of his alma mater, Honolulu Community College. Get tickets, $20, during school hours in Building 27, Room 203/209 on the HCC campus; call 845-9203 for more details.

Sario, who is from Mililani but now lives in San Francisco, is one of the four finalists in the hit Lifetime network show. He'll be designing a collection that may get him a place on the runway at Bryant Park.

Paula Rath, Advertiser Staff writer


Star Trek lovers looking for Enterprise chairs, Starfleet uniforms or a model Klingon Bird of Prey can seek out the dismantled pieces of a closed Las Vegas attraction based on the famous franchise.

Auctioneer Propworx Inc. plans to sell roughly 1,000 items large and small from Star Trek: The Experience at a warehouse sale today in Las Vegas, CEO Alec Peters said.

The attraction, based on the television series and movies, closed in 2008 after a 10-year run.

Among the items for sale are three large models of spaceships in need of repair or restoration the USS Enterprise A, the USS Voyager and the Bird of Prey as well as a replica of the Enterprise bridge from "Star Trek: The Next Generation."


The Vienna Philharmonic says Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa has canceled his fall engagements with the renowned orchestra in October and November to recover from cancer.

Ozawa, an icon in the classical music world, announced in January that he has esophageal cancer and called off all his concerts between January and June to receive treatment.


Green Day, former 'N Sync member Lance Bass and celebrity chef Cat Cora are among those helping pay for a gay-friendly prom in Mississippi next month.

Organizers say the event is open to everyone but geared toward gay students.

The American Humanist Association also will contribute $20,000 to the May 8 event in Tupelo.

The annual prom is organized by the Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition. This year's event has drawn attention because of Constance McMillen, a high school senior who challenged her school district's ban on same-sex dates at proms.