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Few locals visit Waikiki, but a casino could change that

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 02, 2012

~~<p>From time to time, I will drive through Waikiki just to see what's up in the center of our economic universe.</p>
<p>I'll direct the trusty Toyota along the Ala Wai to check the few remaining old, island-style cottages pressed between high-rises, take a left at one of the side streets, another on to Kalakaua to eyeball the beaming tourists, and cruise up Diamond Head Road, winding through the underbelly of Kaimuki to get back to home turf.</p>
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From time to time, I will drive through Waikiki just to see what's up in the center of our economic universe.

I'll direct the trusty Toyota along the Ala Wai to check the few remaining old, island-style cottages pressed between high-rises, take a left at one of the side streets, another on to Kalakaua to eyeball the beaming tourists, and cruise up Diamond Head Road, winding through the underbelly of Kaimuki to get back to home turf. Login for more...



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