On Friday morning some of our group went on a bike hike along the coast followed by a walking hike to the top of Diamond Head, pictured below,
Tom, Theresa, and I started our day at the Koko Cafe,
...to say hello to Claire and Miguel, who'd already staked a nice spot in the sand.
We'd asked about the market at the hotel desk but the clerk pointed out an image on a city street map that appeared to be a recessed mall of upscale stores called the International Market. This, we knew, was not our market. We also asked a tour guide we met on our way into town but he, too, directed us to the International Market.
We decided to try and find the place on our own by walking around the streets,
...starting with the main commercial strip, Kalakaua Avenue,
So we cut over to a parallel street, Kuhio Street, which we likewise wandered up and down,
"Dukes Alley," one of the young women told us, pointing out the way, "a really small street about a block away, off to your left."
We followed the girl's instructions and sure enough, there was a tiny street sign that we'd passed and re-passed without noticing, as the alley ran perpendicular between Kuhio and Kalakaua Streets.
The market was tucked so far back into the alley that I can't figure out how we found it in the first place.
But there it was,
...and we found some good deals there,