It's where the sand and surf meet city life. A place where historic names like Kalakaua and Kuhio meet modern names like Hilton and Trump. It's arguably the cash cow of the state because just about every vacation to Hawaii somehow involves Waikiki.
It's a visceral and involuntary reaction, perhaps even knee-jerk: A black church burns in the South and our minds race immediately to hatred. It must be arson. It must be the handiwork of some despicable white supremacist.