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Rainbow Sandals Rule!

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Originally contemplated in 1972, Jay “Sparky” Longley experimented making sandals in his Laguna Beach garage. With $200, Sparky bought a sewing machine and some rubber and started his conquest: To make the world’s best sandal. Sparky first started selling sandals to Dick Metz of Hobie where he could make 6 pairs and put them on …

Go Kailua {General Store}

July 25, 2014 Steven Parker stocks Kailua General Store’s shelves with novelties and necessities. “A general store reflects a lot about a town,” says Steven Parker, Kailua General Store owner, opening a Moleskine notebook stamped with the store’s logo. “I like that you can go to the store and really experience the town you’re in.” …

Kailua General in the Star Advertiser

General trove A Kailua shop’s grass-roots approach leads to a pleasing retail mishmash By Nadine Kam POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 23, 2014 LAST UPDATED: 02:25 a.m. HST, Jan 23, 2014 KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Kailua General Store, located at Hamakua Road offers many local goods including shave ice, handmade soaps, hot sauce, penny candies …