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Mother's Day Brunch with the Stars

Hey guys! If you haven't heard, there's another awesome event going on for Mother's Day! Hope to see you guys there!

What: Mother's Day Brunch with the Stars
Where: JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina
When: May 10, 2009 9:00am (Buffet service at 9:30am)

It’s about time mom was honored for having the toughest job in the world! Hawaii Pacific Entertainment is accepting written letters for the “Top 25 Moms of the Year.” In a 500 word essay, entitled “Why I Love My Mom,” tell us why your mom should be honored at the 2009 Mother’s Day Brunch With the Stars on Sunday, May 10th. The contest is open to all ages.

The event is scheduled for Sunday, May 10th, 2009. Doors open at 9 a.m., with the buffet beginning at 9:30 a.m. and the concert following at 10 a.m. Mothers will sing along to contemporary selections from popular entertainer Henry Kapono, laugh with Da Braddahs, the popular local comedy kings entertaining Hawaii with their hilarious acts on OC 16’s “Da Braddahs and Friends” and featuring sultry songs from Camile Velasco, smooth vocals from Yvonne Elliman of “Jesus Christ Superstar” fame and acoustic guitar and soulful stylings from local favorite John Cruz.

Each “Top 25 Moms of the Year” essay winners will receive one complimentary admission to the event, be recognized with a photo with the Stars, receive a bouquet of flowers, and other great prizes including a manicure, pedicure, make-up and perfume gift certificates valued at $250.00. One winner will walk away with a one-night stay at the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina. The deadline to submit the essay is Thursday, April 30th.

The top 25 essays will be posted on the Hawaii Pacific Entertainment website and published in the concert’s program guide with a photo of mother and family. Please submit all essays to umma@hawaiipacificentertainment.com.

A scrumptious breakfast brunch is being prepared exclusively for Mother’s Day, featuring fresh Ihilani field green salad with dressing, succulent grilled chicken teriyaki, fresh island catch, carved roasted kalua pig, seasonal fresh vegetables, fried rice, eggs, Portuguese sausage, crispy bacon, breakfast pastries, delicious desserts, and more.

Tickets are available for $85 per person and children 12-years-old and under are half price. Golden circle tickets are available for $125 per person. If you purchase an entire table, you’ll receive a bouquet of flowers. To purchase tickets, call the JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina at (808) 679-3373, log onto www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available at all Ticketmaster outlets including select Macy's and Blaisdell Arena. For event information call (808) 237-3675.


John Cruz!

Thanks for posting this! When I saw John in Kauai, it was one of the best intimate-concert experiences ever!