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Rearview Mirror: Restaurateur went from Trump Cafe to Golden Duck

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                                In the 1930s, there was a Trump Cafe in Waikiki. It was likely named after card games rather than a person. Eddie Lam owned it before buying the Golden Duck.
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In the 1930s, there was a Trump Cafe in Waikiki. It was likely named after card games rather than a person. Eddie Lam owned it before buying the Golden Duck.

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                                A sign from the original Golden Duck in 1946.
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A sign from the original Golden Duck in 1946.

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                                Lam, shown in an avertising sketch, dropped out of Punahou to support his family, when his father died. Soon, he owned six auto service stations and a couple of restaurants.
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Lam, shown in an avertising sketch, dropped out of Punahou to support his family, when his father died. Soon, he owned six auto service stations and a couple of restaurants.

COURTESY BOB SIGALL
                                Aaron Fang is the current owner of the Golden Duck, now at 1221 S. King Street.
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COURTESY BOB SIGALL

Aaron Fang is the current owner of the Golden Duck, now at 1221 S. King Street.

STAR-ADVERTISER
                                In the 1930s, there was a Trump Cafe in Waikiki. It was likely named after card games rather than a person. Eddie Lam owned it before buying the Golden Duck.
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                A sign from the original Golden Duck in 1946.
STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Lam, shown in an avertising sketch, dropped out of Punahou to support his family, when his father died. Soon, he owned six auto service stations and a couple of restaurants.
COURTESY BOB SIGALL
                                Aaron Fang is the current owner of the Golden Duck, now at 1221 S. King Street.