Hawaii for Visitors Web Site Logo

Hawaii for Visitors
 Hawaii Travel Guide by Kathie Fry

FOLLOW US: Hawaii Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Email |

| About Hawaii | Activities | Attractions | Lodging | Dining | Transportation | Recipes | A to Z |
Hawaii --> Travel Planner --> Activities --> Attractions --> Nightlife --> Comedy Clubs --> Comedians --> Booga Booga

Hawaii's Counties
Hawaii's Islands
Hawaii's Towns

What to Do
What to See
About Hawaii
Photo Gallery

Hawaiian Music
Karen Keawehawaii Singing with Raiatea Helm

Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaii Travel on Facebook Page

Booga Booga

Articles and information about Hawaiian comedy group Booga Booga.

Booga Booga was one of the hottest comedy groups in Hawaiiin the 1970's and 1980's, performing their special brand of "Kanaka Komedy". The original members of the Booga Booga comedy group were Rip Reiplinger, Ed Kaahea, and James Grant Benton. Rip left the group in 1977 to develop his comedy career on the mainland. When Rip left Andy Bumatai replaced him for about a year. Ed Kaahea is the last living member of the orginal Booga Booga. Rip Reiplinger died in 1984 and James Benton died of a heart attack in the 2002.

Ed Kaahea

Ed Kaahea was an actor with a bachelor's degree in fine arts in theater, a master's degree in film, and a master's in education. He now works on the island of Kauai where he heads a grant-funded computer research proram for the south Pacific.

James Grant Benton
2002: Beloved Comedian James Grant Benton Dies

Rip Reiplinger
Rip left Booga Booga in 1977 to develop his career on the mainland. When he returned to Hawaii he starred in an Emmy award winning television special that was first broadcast on KGMB in 1982. It is now available on DVD.
- R is for Raps Hawaii

Recordings by Booga Booga
False Crack

Articles About Booga Booga
2001: Local Comedians Turn Into Motivation Speakers
1999: Comedy Team's Humor Homegrown

See also:
- Best Local Comedians in Hawaii
- Nightlife in Hawaii

Related Links
Activities in Hawaii - Main Menu
Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii for Visitors >

Hawaii Food bank

Hawaii Travel Twitter Feed

Home Page - About Us - Contact Us - Hawaii Search Engine - Site Map
Hawaii Topics:
About Hawaii | Activities | Annexation | Arizona Memorial | Big Island | Haleakala | Events | Hana | Hawaii Island | Horseback Riding | Hotels | Honolulu | Horseback Riding | Islands | Kahoolawe | Kauai | Lahaina | Lanai | Maui | Military Bases | Molokai | Niihau | North Shore | Oahu | Pearl Harbor | Plantation Village | Polynesian Cultural Center | Princess Kaiulani | Recipes | Restaurants | Tropical Drinks | Transportation | Volcanoes | USS Missouri | Waikiki | Waikiki Historic Trail |

SkateLog Forum
Scuba Doll
Hawaiian Music
Ask About Sports
Web Site Editor
Kathie Fry Dot Com
Pictures of Kathie
Venice Beach Skating
U.S. States
Arizona for Visitors
California for Visitors
Hawaii for Visitors
Nevada for Visitors
New Mexico for Visitors
U.S. Cities
Los Angeles for Visitors
Miami for Visitors
Do It In Long Beach
Continental Travel
Do It In Africa
Do It In Asia
Do It In Europe
Do It In Oceania
Do It In The Americas
More World Travel
Travel Guides International
Vietnam for Visitors
Do It In Thailand