comscore Da Kine | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Every act of aloha counts. Click here to DONATE to the MAUI RELIEF Fund.
Briefs | Features

Da Kine

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now


As the first Pacific president, Hawaii-born Barack Obama caused a great stir, not just in politics, but in the souvenir tschotske industry. Obamas royalty-free image has been reproduced on everything from beach towels to bobbleheads to license plates. Accordingly, the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii is preparing an exhibit of Obama-kitsch to be unveiled in November, and theyre looking for examples to show off. Got any Obama stuff? (Theyll be returned.) Contact Christy Takamune at 945-7633 or, or Christine Yano at 956-4447 or

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up