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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
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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