12 Nov '11, 9pm

Aloha and Aloha: Hawaii bristles at APEC security: ... from shrouding the tropical island paradise in a tight se...

Aloha and Aloha: Hawaii bristles at APEC security: ... from shrouding the tropical island paradise in a tight se...

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Hawaii's all-encompassing Aloha greeting can mean both hello and goodbye, which is very apt for this weekend's Asia-Pacific summit as some locals already want the world leaders to go. The legions of protesters who normally accompany these gatherings are not present in remote, expensive Hawaii, but that hasn't stopped the authorities from shrouding the tropical island paradise in a tight security blanket. Honolulu's tourist playground of Waikiki Beach braced on Saturday for an unlikely invasion as security kicked in for the summit, hosted by the Pacific idyll's most famous son, US President Barack Obama. Secret Service, police and army personnel swarmed over the white sand beaches of Obama's birthplace as authorities locked down a roughly one-kilometre stretch of Waikiki and its offshore waters. Beaches normally filled with bikini-clad tourists were instea...

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