Eh Brah! Why are you sellin’ kava for $8 a pound on Craigslist? you take people’s money and then send ‘um over to the garden in Hali`imaile to dig ‘um. Only the place you send ‘um isn’t yours! You stealin’! Sure, you’re clever ’cause you’re long gone by then and the buyers are the ones that get caught. But you’re not so smart ’cause the kava you sold for $140 was actually worth $1,500! Please, brah–that garden is private property and for the growers’ personal use. If you wanna sell kava, then get some aloha and grow your own!
Illustration: Ron Pitts