Watching the reel lines on the slot machine go around and round, listening to the jangling bells, you wait and hope to hear the cha-ching of coins. Yay! I won! A casino’s bells, dings and flashing lights draw players in, tempting them to keep playing ‘til they hit the big one, quit their job, and live the life of luxury.
Once upon a time, there was a big bank called Bank of America. It wanted to try doing business in Hawaii, since it was already in many of the other western states, so it reached a deal to buy Honolulu Federal (do you remember HonFed?) and took over all of their branches in Hawaii. This was in 1992.
WAIPOULI — Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort made its debut on Kauai following a property-wide transformation, unveiling 314 redesigned guest rooms, a brand-new arrival experience, oceanfront bar and restaurants, fully reinvented public spaces, a re-energized pool scene, and fresh programming.