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2007-02-11 12:00:25

Yard House, the award-winning restaurant founded by former Kailua resident Steele Platt, makes its debut today at Waikiki Beach Walk. The restaurant, opening at the new lifestyle center at Lewers Street and Kaila Road, is known for its extensive American fusion menu, classic rock music and world's largest selection of beer. Yard House welcomes guests daily from 11am to 1am with late-night dining available until midnight and last call at 1am. Platt greeted old friends, neighbors and school...

2005-09-20 07:56:02

By Paul Majendie NAWILILI, Hawaii (Reuters) - For international set-jetters Hawaii is the perfect location. Indiana Jones racing for cover, dinosaurs rampaging in Jurassic Park, Elvis Presley crooning to his bride -- the Hawaiian island of Kauai has offered the ultimate exotic backdrop in more than 70 Hollywood movies. As the tourist industry enjoys a boom in bookings inspired by movie and TV locations -- a phenomenon known as "set-jetting" -- Hawaii is celluloid nirvana for...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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