Field Guide: Pensacola St.
Walk along this Makiki street and you’ll find everything from tasty cookies to wigs the colors of Creamsicles.
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Photo: David Croxford
Hair One Beauty Salon
Whether you need your hair cut or just need hair, Hair One Beauty Salon can help. Part barbershop, the store also specializes in high quality wigs in a variety of styles, colors and textures. When we stopped by we saw short, brunette Laverne & Shirley-style wigs, long, blond supermodel wigs and even a Creamsicle-colored mullet wig. The shop also has hair extensions and rhinestone barrettes and clips to accessorize your hair, attached or otherwise. 1019 Pensacola St., 596-8254.
Honolulu Trading Co.
Gemologist and co-owner of Honolulu Trading Co. John Woodbury describes the shop as an “upscale jewelry pawn shop.” For 10 years, Woodbury and his partner, Gerald Wan, have been buying, selling and appraising diamonds, jade, gold, Tahitian pearls and luxury watches in a variety of settings and sizes. “We have items for $20 to $20,000, in settings or loose,” he says. Woodbury specializes in selling and buying loose diamonds and black pearls from colleagues who own farms in Tahiti. He also does repairs. 1108 Pensacola St., 536-9739.