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Kailua deli owner served up good food and great stories

By Bob Sigall

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 07, 2014

~~<p>One of my favorite places in Kailua for many years was&nbsp;Gee&hellip;a Deli. They had great sandwiches, and the owner, Doug Izak, was very friendly and inviting. I loved his onion rolls, made especially for him. Any sandwich on them was heavenly.</p>
<p>The name was a double-entendre. &ldquo;A lot of people asked if we were related to Ghirardelli Chocolate from San Francisco, which is pronounced similarly, but we were not,&rdquo; Izak said.</p>
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One of my favorite places in Kailua for many years was Gee…a Deli. They had great sandwiches, and the owner, Doug Izak, was very friendly and inviting. I loved his onion rolls, made especially for him. Any sandwich on them was heavenly.

The name was a double-entendre. “A lot of people asked if we were related to Ghirardelli Chocolate from San Francisco, which is pronounced similarly, but we were not,” Izak said. Login for more...



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