Two miles and a world away from the bikinis and high-rises of Waikiki are President Obama’s former stomping grounds of Makiki, an urban neighborhood of modest bungalows. Head into the standby Baskin-Robbins to conjure up the days when the high-school-aged future chief executive scooped Rocky Road. Big treat these days: A double-dip of his signature Whirl of Change.

1618 S King St.


— M.B.S.