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    hi mm,thumb's up to you,i'll still give a look out for you even though if it may or may not be found,i'll keep a good look out for you.

    this thursday,my friend's moped shop,his mechanic will be working on my moped once more to give it a small legal amount of power and it'll make me smile.

    well thank's for your time if it take's long,i may let them work on it and then while im there if they dont take to long,i'll keep my promise to keep a look out for you and that's a promise.

    Well thank's for your time=O)

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    Thanks guys!
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    hi,today i maybe able to pick up my moped once his mechanic settle's in and then he my friend who run's and own's the moped company and he'll let me know the price and then i'd be able to take the bus which take's a long while to get up to kapahulu and then i'd have my ride home and it'll make me when i get my ride home. i'll be taking it easy since it'll be like a new moped once again and the power is legal and not modified.

    your welcome menehune man!

    well thank's for your time

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    hi today i picked up my moped from my friend's moped shop and he had my cylendar boared and then he put in a legal modified muffler and he shared with me on my cost,and it was at $430.00 and he didnt charge me for the muffler since the day before,he put on a good used muffler only that didnt work out well so he put on my legal modified muffler and it work's well now.

    also to mm,while i was in the shop,i saw a moped the same make only i didnt recognize any mark's and it was yellow with a black basket and not sure if it was your's? i did share with my friend who's the owner of the moped shop that my website friend's moped was stolen so he say's that most moped's are stolen so i thought to share this with you.im still keeping a look out for you. hope this may help?

    Well thank's for your time

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    Last night was when I was given the special gift from "A Bunch Of Bishop Museum Co-workers". I just want to take a moment since I have brought the situation up, to share my particulars... I'm not destitute, though right now before the gift I had $1,109.86 in the bank and no debt. I live month to month, but always seem to make it, can be frivolous at times too. So in other words I don't have a lot, okay? Here's a photo of the hand-delivered to me and emailed to the persons concerned document. I taped the yellow paper and wrote 'censored' before taking it.


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    Very cool, MM. That also speaks to the kind of guy you are.

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    Nice for you, Jeff. Aloha in action.

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    Quote Originally Posted by salmoned View Post
    "How cool is that?" Not very. It means your coworkers are deeply concerned (a good thing?) and troubled (a bad thing!) by your loss. I find it difficult to believe you find this issue sufficiently important to trouble others to that extent. Good luck with that, MM.
    I'm in this a bit late, but I feel I must put in my two cents:

    I was the Assistant Curator of Ethnology (including capitals) at the BPBM in 81 and 82. I had to leave because the salary was so sparse. Most BPBM officials work for extemely reduced salaries.

    That MM's workers chose to assist financially is a tribute to the museum staff, who have been supportive and caring to the n'th degree, at least in my experience.

    Had I been able to be supportively paid, I would have stayed. I LOVED BPBM, but couldn't pay rent.

    MM, you have a loving group of folks there. Contact me in a PM, please.

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    Right on Kaonohi!
    I totally agree. I enjoy everyone there. They give for each other in so many ways.
    Quite a few have joined me in clean-up a park day(s) I created. As just one example.

    No one truly makes what they deserve working there, but all love the institution.

    Sorry for the kinda thread drift folks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tutusue View Post
    1)Very cool, MM. That also speaks to the kind of guy you are.
    Quote Originally Posted by Leo Lakio View Post
    2)Nice for you, Jeff. Aloha in action.

    1) Yeah... cool. Awwhh now I'm blushing.
    2) Thanks and yeah you're right about 'Da Aloha!'.
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    Many of us choose to work jobs where the pay is uncomfortably low, because it's more important to us to be making a positive difference to the world and our fellow travelers, and/or because enjoyment of the work we do matters more to us than financial wealth.

    Nothing against those for whom money is a more important factor - you have your reasons for your priorities, too. But imagine what would be lacking in your world if you didn't have underpaid teachers, social-service providers, museum employees and the like in it.

    (NOT sorry for the thread drift.)

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    Very cool for you Jeff, how nice to be with such a caring group of folks. And they are lucky to have you - you're such a nice guy!

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    hi,to mm,i agree with everyone,that's very nice when your co-worker's who are also your friend's are from their kindess of their heart helping you so that you'd be able to purchase a new ride,.that's very kind and nice. two thumb's up to you my friend mm.

    Well thank's for your time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Menehune Man View Post
    Sorry for the kinda thread drift folks.
    No need to apologize, and anyway it's not really thread drift.
    Sorry I've been too busy (work and music gigs) to dive in earlier, but I agree with all the positive comments here in the past few days. [/high five to MM]
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    That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

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    And here he is...


    Got it yesterday and am so happy to be able to do a Costco run now.

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    Congratulations, MM! Good looking bike.
    No wonder you bought it, it happens to already have your name and logo on it.
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    That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

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    hi mm,cool ride and very nice. you got a new cool ride,im glad for you.

    i like all of the new emminite's on it.

    Well thank's for your time

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    OK!
    Now, when you do that Costco run make sure you pick up a nice heavy-duty cable with permanent loops on the end (not with a screw-on clamp) and a real heavy duty, hardened lock. Cable is harder to cut than chain, and separate locks are stronger than standard cable locks. If necessary, get guidance from a bike or moped shop; care enough to get 'the very best.'
    Make sure the cable is plastic coated so you don't scratch the nice new finish!
    When you lock it up, make sure the cable goes through the frame and through (not over) some immovable object.
    (Bikes cabled to parking meters are stolen when 2-3 guys just lift it high enough to slip it over the top.)

    Let's keep this one.

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    hi mm,i suggest you visit moped company is they have good lock's with the strong chain's is i have two and one for the floorboard for my moped and it truly work's.

    if you happen to visit them,just share that a friend here suggested it and he'd give you a fair price and good luck mm.

    pick the yellow lock is they have a good amount of the yellow lock's and strong chain's.

    Well thank's for your time

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    my yellow moped was stolen in July.
    bought the white one in August.
    police got it back in September.
    really beat up, missing parts, broken body panels, twisted front forks, but runs well.

    Four teenagers were busted riding two stolen mopeds in Kalihi Valley.
    Will be going to court sometime soon.

    I'll see if my moped shop is interested in it for parts?

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