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TRIVIA ARCHIVES:
Q: Baseball Trivia Continues:

What-a-man, What-a-man, what-a-man! What Former Major League Baseball Player is married to En Vogue Member Cindy Herron? What Hawaii specific distinction does the former ballplayer hold?

Q: Which Hawaii-born athlete was the first to 'play' in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game?
Q: what former major league all-star pitcher from Hawaii had a bit part in the movie Shallow Hal?
Q: Matt Leblanc, better known as Joey Tribiani just got marrried on Kauai to former model Melissa McKnight. His character Joey has had such prime acting stints such as Al Pachino's butt double. Joey's current acting Job has been his longest. On what show is he on and what is the name of his character?
Q: The wave from the opening scene of Hawaii 5-0 is one of people's most memorable television scenes of Hawaii. At what surf break was this taken?
Q: Paula Abdul is one of the judges on the wildly popular show American Idol, and recently saw Hawaii's own Jordan Segundo of Farrington High perform on her show. What happened to Paula in Hawaii on the Fourth of July 1996?
Q: The Pro Bowl has become an annual event in Hawaii, and has in the past featured such local boys as Olin Kreutz and Jesse Sapolu. Who was the first local-born player chosen to play in the NFL's Pro Bowl? Name the player, the team, the position and the year.
Q: Lionel Richie was just in town for a concert. He has won a ton of Grammys and American Music Awards, but has only one Oscar to his name. Name the song, the movie, and the year.
Q: Everybody has suffered through the Local Version of the '12 Days of Christmas' but did you know it has an official title? What is the title and what year was the song released?
Q: This Saturday will be the last regular season game at Aloha Stadium for the Warrior football team, and the Seniors will take their final walk around the field after the game. Blaine Gaison is credited with officially starting the "Senior Walk," but who was Gaison's inspiration?
Q: What do Jennifer Love Hewitt, Seth Green, and Robert Kekaula (what?) have in common?
Q: The Five Chinese Brothers - Remember this story? Then you remember the 5 different powers that each brother possessed which eventually helped free them all. Name the 5 powers.
Q: It's almost Halloween. Remember last year when post 9-11 fears had people keeping their kids at home? Some idiots even suggested cancelling Halloween. Well, Halloween was never cancelled, but it was postponed twice in Hawaii - list the dates and the reasons.
Q: Journey is coming to Hawaii this week, however it will be without Steve Perry. Hawaii is partially responsible for this.... How???
Q: That Patsy Mink was one smart lady... Before she took Washington by storm she led her High School Class as Class Valedictorian. What high school did Patsy Mink grad from?
Q: What self proclaimed virgin pop superstar was just engaged in Hawaii this February?
Q: Who was the John Dominis restaurant named after? (and don't just say John Dominis, ya nimrods... There's a story behind this one!)
Q: What celebrity with ties to Hawaii wore a cross, a Star of David, and the Hebrew letter chi, explaining this odd jewelry habit with, I dont want to miss out on heaven due to a technicality.?
Q: UH won it's first National Volleyball Title ever this year. Who was the first Men's coach, and what year did they start playing volleyball as a varsity sport?
Q: In what year did the State of Hawaii account for three national champion volleyball teams? Who were the teams?
Q: Who was the first Hawaiian Entertainer to be invited to perform at the Grand Ole Opry?
Q: What Hawaii Native won an Academy Award for best song in 1981?
Q: What Hawaii Native won world championships in two totally different sports (for example, judo and karate are too similar)?
Q: In the 'Austin Powers: Goldmember' film, local girl Carrie Ann Inaba plays the role of Fook Yu. Carrie Ann also had roles in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" and "Showgirls." Before hitting the bigscreen, Carrie Ann made her first big leap on TV. What was the show? And, as a bonus question, where did Carrie Ann go to High School?
Q: WindTalkers, starring Nicholas Cage and directed by John Woo, was shot in Hawaii and brought millions into the economy, not to mention what it will do for the tourist industry when people see the beautiful scenery. It wasn't the first movie Cage did in Hawaii. Name another Cage movie shot on location here in the islands.
Q: Lilo & Stich opens in theaters on June 21. Many people thought that Lilo was an odd name to pick instead of a more common one like Lani or Nani. What is the English meaning for the Hawaiian name, Lilo?
Q: Tia Carrere plays Nani, the older sister of Lilo in Disney's Lilo and Stitch. What is Tia Carrere's real name?
Q: This trivia is dedicated to the late James Grant Benton. Benton was the heart and soul of Booga Booga. Name the seven other comedians who teamed with him over the years.
Q: Besides countless appearances in such TV shows as Magnum P.I., Baywatch, and The Jeffersons, what motion picture did Braddah Benton have a role in?
Q: Kelly Hu is starring along with The Rock in the Scorpion King. Kelly first climbed to fame when she became Hawaii's First Miss Teen USA. What year did she win the Miss Teen USA title?
Q: Along with that title she also represented Hawaii in another pagent. What was the title and the year?
Q: It's Janet Jackson time! She'll be here this weekend in concert. Before she was a super pop star, little baby Janet starred in 3 television series. Name them. And a bonus toyou if you can recall the names of the characters she played in all 3 shows.
Q: This famous actress was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She's 5 foot 11 without heels, has blue eyes, and played the female lead in one of the Batman Movies.  She has starred opposite her super famous ex-husband on more than one occasion and retains dual citizenship between the US and another country.  Who is she?
Q: Can you tell me how this Sesame Street character got all the way from Hawaii to Sesame Street? Yes, one of the residents from Sesame Street actually hails from Hawaii. It's not the Count (he's from Transylvania). For those of you old enough to remember, the gang from Sesame Street actually came to Hawaii in the 70's to film a show where the origin of this character was revealed. Who was it?
Q: Glenn Medeiros started on his road to fame in with an First Place showing in the Brown Bags to Stardom contest with George Benson's, 'Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You.'  What Year did he win?
Q: Famous Musician George Benson is a part time Maui resident with his own recording studio there. In 1977, Benson sang the theme song for a movie, the subject of which is the focus of a remade blockbuster movie that was released on December 19, 2001. What was the song and the movie?
Q: Who can turn the world on with her smile? This cast member of the Mary Tyler Moore show graduated from the University of Hawaii.
Q: She's been involved with such actors as George Clooney and Charlie Sheen and Co-starred with the likes of Tom Cruise and Arnold Schwarznegger - who is this Hawaii Native?
Q: Prior to recording her first album "The Divine Miss M", Bette honed her entertainment skills in a gay bathhouse in New York in 1971 - Who was her pianist?
Q: Bette Midler was born in Honolulu. What high school did she attend?
Q: Bette Midler helped spawn several careers, including Katey "Peg Bundy" Sagal as one of her Harlettes.  Who are the famous sisters of Katey Sagal?
Q: On the Hit T.V. Show, Magnum P.I., what were the names of Robin Masters' dogs?
Q: Who was the Character Robin Masters portrayed by on Magnum P.I.?  Unlike Marist (from Frasier) and Charlie (Charlie's Angels), Robin pulled a "Snuffleupagus" and was actually seen on the show (face and all).
Q: Who was the actor who played the priest who married Larry Maneti's character, Rick, on the last show of Magnum P.I.?
Q: What is the full name of Magnum P.I.'s T.C.?
Q: Who played the father of Richard Grieco's character in the short-lived television show Marker?
Q: In the T.V. show M.A.S.H., what was the name of the nurse from Hawaii?
Q: What was the longest running cop show in Television History?
Q: Jack Lord wasn't the first choice for the role of Super Hawaiian Cop Steve McGarrett on Hawaii Five-O. Who was?
Q: Name as many TV series as you can that were filmed in Hawaii.
Q: Who did Steven Spielberg and George Lucas originally want to play Indiana Jones in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'?
Q: Which Oahu public park is the oldest?
Q: What does 'Ala Wai' mean?
Q: Where is the world's tallest ceramic mural?
Q: What is the oldest school west of the Rockies?
Q: What is the southernmost city in the United States?
Q: What is the name of the desert in that city?
Q: What is the Northernmost Land Mass of the Hawaiian Archipelago?
Q: True or False: Hawaii is the only U.S. State to grow coffee commercially.
Q: True or False: Honolulu is the largest city in the world (lengthwise)