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Hawai‘i’s Legends of Comedy On Stage Together!

March 29, 2012
The Maui Weekly

Maui, are you ready for the islands' biggest comedy event of the year? On Friday, March 30, in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC), Hawai'i's comedic living legends will perform together on one stage beginning at 7:30 p.m. With over 100 years of combined comedy experience entertaining people locally, nationally and worldwide, Na Ali'i of Comedy will provide nonstop laughter for a night of good fun.

Frank De Lima has entertained us with family friendly local-style humor for 36 years. This 14-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner has been busy in recent years, visiting Hawai'i schools with his student enrichment program.

Ed Ka'ahea is the last surviving member of the iconic comedy trio, Booga Booga, and has over 30 years in the entertainment business.

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Na Ali‘i of Comedy (left to right)--Frank De Lima, Augie T., Andy Bumatai, Ed Ka‘ahea and Mel Cabang--will perform at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Friday, March 30, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Mel Cabang has worked as a comedian and entrepreneur in Hawai'i for 40 years. You can see Mel on numerous TV commercials and local programs.

Andy Bumatai has been a comic for over 30 years. He has traveled as a headliner in comedy clubs across America and has opened for some of the biggest acts in the industry.

Augie T. (Tulba) performs live on stage and on television for audiences here in the islands as well as across the United States. He was recently voted the funniest comic in Hawai'i by Midweek magazine and has been the core artist in the revival of Hawai'i's comedy scene these past few years.

Tickets to enjoy a wild ride and night of fond memories with Na Ali'i of Comedy are $22.50 for standard, and $35 for VIP, which includes an artist meet-and-greet (plus applicable fees).

Get ready for the performance with pre-show dinner by Kalama's Catering, available from 5:30 p.m. in the Yokouchi Pavilion Courtyard. Call the MACC Box Office at 242-SHOW (7469) or go online to



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