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Jun 20, 2013 07:23 PM

T minus 10, what will you be hoarding?

Matson is threatening a strike if they don't have a 'deal' in place in 10 days. Let the hoarding begin.

I went to Costco on tuesday so I have plenty of rice (and the essential toilet paper.) Should I have bought some more spam, frozen chicken, tuna, pasta, beans?

What's on your list?

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  1. Fortunately, I am not in The Islands now, but were I, then I would stock up on wines, mustards, maybe some other sauces, mac & cheese, anything Mainland-centric, and perhaps a few extra wines.

    Hope that things sort out OK.



    1. Thanks for the heads up. We just bought toilet paper from Costco last week so are good there.

      Will probably stock up on Heineken and rice, maybe some spam and Zippys frozen chili. We're adequate with canned tuna, corned beef, bottled pasta sauce and spaghetti for now.

        1. my mom's from the big island (born in 1940)
          she sent me to costco to buy TP even though we have 17 rolls in the closet
          and i have around 20 rolls at my office

          surprised she didn't have me buy rice

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          1. re: macsak

            don't worry, she'll remember that tomorrow morning. yep, people who went through that 177 day dock strike in 1949 never wanted to do without again.

            Its at times like this that the impact of importing 80% of our food from out of state really makes an impact on our collective consciousness. Hunt mentioned 'mainland centric' but there isn't much that doesn't include short of water.

          2. kibble for the dog and cats.