Hawaiian Noir

Murder Calls

I walked to the Kona harbor this morning just as Kai Opua Canoe Club was launching their canoes. They launched three six-place outriggers and one twelve place double-hulled canoe. Kai Opua bills itself as the oldest canoe club in the Islands. Twenty men and twelve woman organized the club in 1929, according to the earliest …

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We cleared out of the condo in Waikiki yesterday and headed to the airport with a stop at Rainbow Drive-in for lunch. Rainbow Drive-in is a local favorite with several locations. We visited the one on School Street in Kalihi, justt down the hill from Kamehameha School. Rainbow serves plate lunches—lots of carbs and protein. …

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