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North Shore: 1989 vs. 2009

| posted on December 17, 2009

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In the 1989 Hawaii Issue of SURFER, the article “North Shore By The Numbers” gave the breakdown of price of North Shore amenities. Granted many of the business referenced have closed shop since then (i.e. Kammies, Sunset Surf Shop, Haleiwa Barber Shop), but here’s a comparative list of prices of some of the items 20 years later:

North Shore Prices 2009:

Free Rain

$.88 Liter of gas at Chevron ($3.32 /gallon)

$2.25 Shave Ice at Matsumotos

$2.25 The Bus

$2.50 Coffee at Café Haleiwa

$4.50 Dawn Patrol Breakfast at Café Haleiwa

$7.69 Eight-ounce box of chocolate macadamias at Foodland

$7.49 Six-pack of Miller Draft at Foodland

$7.40 Mahi sandwich at Kua Aina Hamburgers

$9 All-You-Can-Eat at Pizza Bob’s (They’ve done away with the deal, but this is how much it costs to fill up with Thursday’s $3 deal)

$23.95 Breakfast buffet at Turtle Bay

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