Back in Hawaii in the early 80's the Kealoha uncles would race Hobie Cats, and throw "pop up" parties to pay for their supplies. They would go to the beach, fire up the grill, ice down the beer, and get a band to play. They charged a modest price with the intention of making enough money to allow them to keep doing what they loved. They realized they needed a name for their 'organization', and the brothers — who lived on Liholiho street — decided to name it Liholiho Yacht Club. This is how the modern day LYC was born. We loved the name and the idea: Throw a party to allow you to keep doing what you love.
To this day, Liholiho is one of San Francisco's hottest tickets. Tired of not being able to reserve a spot and are you done with storming the restaurant at opening time to hopefully nab a spot at the bar? Use this time while you can. Even tourists, who make up a good percentage of the Hawaiian restaurant's busy clientele, go to Burning Man. - https://www.sfstation.com/2017/08/18/7-san-francisco-restaurants-to-finally-try-while-everyones-at-burning-man
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