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Remember YOUR "small keed time"?

Those were the good old days! YOU were young, innocent, naive and maybe even a little bit "kolohe" (rascal). When you look back, I bet you cannot help but grin, yeah?  I bet you can just feel a longing oozing up inside of you for a time when life was much simpler. Wherever you live now, if you grew up in Hawaii, you must remember your "hanabuddah days". Eh, no shame ... we all had "hanabuddah".

Eh … right now get choke stories already online written by Hawaiians and Hawaiians at heart. Most all writers had the unique life experience of growing up in Hawaii. That’s why the site is called ”Hanabuddah Days”.

Enjoy these personal stories.

 


 

Palama Days

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Yes, when I was growing up in Palama, in Akepo Lane in fact, there were so many mom and pops store all over.   Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and they all had their specialties.  Like B and K store made the best seeds, like prune mui, or apricot preserves, then the Filipino stores always had fresh meat and the freshest vegetables. Robellos saimin stand was the best saimin for .35 cents!! ... and of course the landmark which stands today Tamashiro Market.

The favortie stores of my

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Da Tolet

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In da ol days, wen I use to live on Maui, I used to live wit my beeg sista in uppa Paia. Da town was called Orpheum Camp. I donno wai but only filipinos lived there. Funny yeah, how all da difarent people had dare own sexshen. Oh, I had any kine

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Hick's Homes in Maile

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I grew up in Maili (Wai'anae) back den same posz office. I can recamembah all da kolohe tings we did. All da hales wuz built by da company "Hick Homes". Remember Tongue & Groove (T&G)? Eree time I tink of deez hales I tink of da Filipino

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Filipino Accents

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This story wasn't from when I was small kid time but I thought it would be funny to share it with da ohana.

If you are from Hawaii, you must know all about the Filipino accent (buk buk accent). We were raised with all those Filipino jokes and

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477 P Road Damon Tract

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The days of my youth in Damon Tract were the best times of my life. If you do not know where Damon Tract is, or were born after Hawaii became a state, you better talk with your parents or grandparents.

When I was real young, about 6 or 7 years old

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Going to Grandma's

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When I was a small child between the ages of 2-3, both my parents used to work full-time, so they used to drop me off at my Grandma's (my Mom's mom) house in Palolo. My Mom's oldest sister lived with my Grandma and since my aunty also had to go to

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Holo Holo Afta Da Fights

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Growing up in the Filipino camp of Aiea we were privy to many things. Our family knew everyone ... every Filipino that is. We weren't rich but our family made every effort to enjoy Hawaii (America) as much as possible. It seems that every time

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