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beachbear

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At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« on: February 04, 2022, 02:20:47 »
Our 280 brought us over to Waikiki for a long weekend.
David White
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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2022, 03:59:09 »
Oh wow. What a Gorgeous picture
John Krystowski
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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2022, 06:49:57 »
Ah, the Pink Lady!  A fitting backdrop for a Pagoda.

I believe Cadillac had a print advertisement of a pink Fleetwood in 1957 in front of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.  I’m sure this hotel has served as a backdrop for many products. 
~Len

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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2022, 11:44:48 »
David, great pic.  I just set it as my screen background.
Marcus
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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2022, 17:27:23 »
Classy car at a classy joint. Beautiful!
Lee Backus
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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2022, 22:02:06 »
That’s my idea of a stay-cation!
John Krystowski
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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2022, 17:28:53 »
great car, great place :-)

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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2022, 21:30:28 »
Lol, here’s my ‘66 230sl in the same location. Quick story: I was there for the Peles advertising competition a few years ago - they were kind enough to let me park it right in the entry area. When I came back to check on it, it was literally surrounded by dozens of selfie-taking Japanese. I sat on the steps and watched for awhile - it was like being the spouse of a celebrity! The valet came over to me laughing, asking what kind of car it was, year, etc as so many people were asking about it. Definitely a huge ego boost, lol…

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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2022, 19:50:15 »
What a beautiful place !
Suits the Pagoda very well

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Re: At The Royal Hawaiian for a little Staycation!
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2022, 13:21:38 »
looking great. I’d occasionally hang out on a buddy’s boat in Waikiki Harbor with my 280sl and his hot rod parked by and see who’s car would get more attention. I’d always win.

Seems like almost every restaurant/hotel would keep the car out front which is nice for security.

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