On our "Island Loop" today, we stopped somewhere new: Dean's Drive-In, in the town of Kaneohe, who's claim to fame is that they were featured on Guy Fieri's show, "Diners, Drive-In's & Dives" ~~ and who's autographed poster is proudly displayed as the trophy to prove it.
I loved the motto: "Local boy, local food".
But I especially loved the sign posting their hours of operation ~ it's truly Hawaiian ~ Since the photo is poor, let me repeat it here for easier reading ~
HAWAIIAN KINE TIME HOURS:
(Kine Means "Kind of" in Hawaiian Pidgin)
MONDAY 12:00pm or 1:00pm
Mostly 4:00pm or 5:00pm
Closed on Fridays and Saturdays, and for
Catering, Big Surf, Luaus,
Painting, 'Oama Fishing, Ulua Fishing
Like Go Beach, No Like Work
For Those Who No Understand:
SUNDAY-THURSDAY 11:00am - 8:00pm
Closed on FRIDAY and
This sums up Hawaii philosophy better than anything I've seen so far. Why on earth would you go to work if the surf's up?!? Especially if you "No Like Work" !!!