Charlie’s 1986 red truck in front of what used to be Hanalei School — Circa 1987

Charlie’s 1986 red truck in front of what used to be Hanalei School — Circa 1987

I was then offered a space in a new shopping center yet to be built. Gaylord Wilcox was making arrangements to move and restore the old Hanalei School building to the center of town. When it was finished in 1989 I opened Hanalei Surf Company and the business finally expanded into its roots- surfing.