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BJ Penn sucked into wave pool engine room, nearly died — ‘Felt like I was in the movie SAW’

I grew up in New Jersey and spent my summers risking life and limb at Action Park (literally), so I learned from a very young age that wave pools are designed to kill you. That’s a lesson former UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn learned after going for an impromptu dip inside the structure’s engine room, where the only thing swimming between him and certain death was a history of “tough cunts.”
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Lenny Kravitz Shares Sweet Birthday Tribute to ‘Brother’ Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa may be married to Lenny Kravitz’s ex-wife, Lisa Bonet. However, he has developed quite the bromance with Kravitz. The Aquaman star celebrated his 42nd birthday on Sunday, and his “brother” made sure to send him a sweet note on social media. “Happy Birthday, @prideofgypsies,” Kravitz captioned a photo on Instagram. “I’m proud to call you my brother. One love. One family.”
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Elective Course at Penn State Great Valley Prompts Career Pivot for This Grad Student

Penn State Great Valley student Paul Minninger has been busy this year, writes Christy Selagy for the university. That’s not to say he wasn’t busy before — less than two years after earning his bachelor’s degree in finance in 2016 at Penn State’s University Park campus, he enrolled in Great Valley’s MBA program after hearing positive things from friends and family who had attended Great Valley.
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11 Stunning Whole-Fish Dishes to Order at Houston Restaurants

Thought common in many cuisines, it’s not always easy to find whole-fish dishes in Houston. Still, a handful of restaurants offer everything from snapper a la plancha and fried flounder to whole-roasted pompano, and even a sushi dish made with tiny two-inch fishes. With nothing going to waste, these dishes...

Authentic Hawaiian Haupia Recipe

Are you looking for a different dessert to add to your routine? While chocolate chip cookies and cupcakes are great, they've been done so many times before. This recipe for Hawaiian haupia is something that is outside the box for your typical dessert, and believe us when we tell you that it tastes absolutely incredible. Wild Wild Whisk shares that Hawaiian Haupia is a coconut pudding that achieves its thick consistency from cornstarch or arrowroot powder. It's refreshing and tasty and there are so many good things about it. The dessert requires just a few ingredients and only 5 minutes of prep time, making it a win for all parties involved.

Britney Spears Overjoyed to Pet a Pig During Hawaiian Vacation

Britney Spears desperately wanted to say "Aloha" to a curly-tailed cutie she spotted on her tropical vacay -- and she excitedly did just that when the opportunity presented itself. The singer was spotted practically jumping for joy Sunday when she came across a potbellied pig in Hawaii ... where she...
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Palace Theatre’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Dazzles Hilo Audiences

With a talented 60-member cast and three weeks of sold-out performances, the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast was just what Hilo’s Palace Theatre needed for a comeback after being closed for 16 months. The show also served as the inaugural production of the Palace’s newly created Youth Theatre Program.
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Lenny Kravitz calls Jason Momoa his 'brother' in birthday message

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Lenny Kravitz is celebrating his "brother" Jason Momoa's 42nd birthday. The 57-year-old singer and musician wished Momoa a happy birthday in an Instagram post Sunday. Kravitz shared a photo of himself with Momoa that was taken by photographer Mark Seliger. "Happy Birthday, @prideofgypsies. I'm proud to...
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When Could Main Street Station and Eastside Cannery Reopen? Depends on Tourism Volume

DOWNTOWN and EASTSIDE — Two of Boyd Gaming’s resorts remain closed, and potential volume plays a role in when they may return. Main Street Station depends on downtown traffic and Hawaiian visitors, while Eastside Cannery serves the Eastside community. During an earnings call last week, Josh Hirsburg, Boyd’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, said the odds of Main Street Station reopening are better. “I think we are in the process of making plans to potentially reopen Main Street Station downtown based on growing demand for our product there.” Both closed in March 2020 when the state shut down nonessential businesses to slow the spread of COVID-19. [News 3 LV]

Britney Spears Smiles Ear-to-Ear While Meeting Hawaiian Pig Amid Conservatorship Battle

While enjoying a much-needed vacation, pop music icon Britney Spears smiles ear-to-ear while meeting a pig during her trip to Hawaii. According to TMZ, Britney Spears petting and play with the potbellied pig during her getaway with her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. A Twitter user also took to the social media platform to show off some snapshots of Britney’s encounter with the pig.
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Jennifer Coolidge Wants You to Know Mike White Is a Genius

There are no weak links in the all-star cast of The White Lotus, the six-episode miniseries from creator Mike White now more than halfway through its run on HBO. There are, however, some standouts—chief among them Jennifer Coolidge, the veteran character actress who’s made The White Lotus a showcase for her many talents.