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Oct.26.2011
The Wall Street Journal
By Julia Flynn Siler HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The voice on the Route-8 bus pronounces the names of each bus stop in perfect,mellifluous native Hawaiian: "Kuhio and Lili'uokalani," the recording says as the bus approaches a stop onthe way to Waikiki Beach. "Prince Kuhio Hotel, Waikiki Resort Hotel." Residents of Hawaii know the voice well. It also provides...
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Iolani Palace
Feb.25.2011
The Wall Street Journal
(Photo copyright The Wall Street Journal 2011)  By Julia Flynn Siler Abigail Kawananakoa has been on a decades-long treasure hunt-a bid to recover silverware, lamps, rare furniture and other assorted objects from her family's former home. Make that "palace." A dedicated team of preservationists are searching the world to reclaim the lost treasures...
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Wine and the Mondavi story: A perfect pairing
Apr.23.2008
(The following are release prices as reported by Wine Spectator. Retail prices will vary according to location. Check with your local wine merchant for vintage recommendations. Pre-ordering the wines is suggested to help you get the selection you’d like.) Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, $5 to $15 a bottle. A popularly-...