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Slow & Smooth or Baby-Bouncy?

Remember playing kickball on the playground?  And when you’re up, you tell the person how you want the ball rolled to you; Baby bouncy, Big bouncy, or Slow & smooth.  And the best was instead of using the big red playground ball, you asked for the small red playground ball.  Or better yet, play kickball using a volleyball!  That sucker flies over the fence. Remember dodge-ball?  That was pretty... read more

Do You Remember… Pau Hana Time

Remember back in da day when pau hana meant buying beer and other beverages – along with some ono pupus – and hanging out in the work parking lot partying until the sun went down?  That’s some you don’t see much of anymore.  Actually, you don’t see it at all anymore. I remember when we used to cruise down Kewalo’s and had the rubbish truck yard there by... read more

Do You Remember… Head Shops

Head Shop – A retail outlet specializing in paraphernalia used for consumption of cannabis and tobacco and items related to cannabis culture and related countercultures. Products may include magazines (e.g., about cannabis culture, cannabis cultivation, tattooing and music), clothing, and home décor (e.g., posters and wall hangings illustrating drug culture themes such as cannabis, jam bands like... read more

Do You Remember… Cheap Toys

I remember during small-kid-time when my mom used to drag me to Star Market in Kailua, to keep from being bored – I used to wander to the “toys” section.  That’s right, the supermarkets all had a small toy section – although most of them were birthday party favors and such.  But hey, when you’re small – toys are toys!   On a trip to Vegas, we stopped by a Dollar... read more

Do You Remember… Cheech & Chong

Remember these guys? Well, not the guy in the middle – that’s my friend Chad.   But he was lucky enough to take a picture with the legendary Cheech & Chong who just did a performance last night at the Hawaii theater.  I wonder if anyone was puffing in there…   I remember listening to Cheech & Chong back during junior high school days.  My friend JS and I used to quote the... read more

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