To our ears in Hawaii, Kaholo sounds nothing at all like Kahlua. But to the owners of the coffee liqueur, Absolut Co. Aktiebolag of Sweden, they both start with “Kah,” have an L, end in a vowel and contain three syllables. Presto! Instant trademark dispute. Read more
Mahalo for reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser!
You're reading a premium story. Read the full story with our Print & Digital Subscription.Subscribe Now