for cheap, rubber thong sandals (rubber slippers). every hawaiian local knows 101 ways to fix their broken slippah: 50 with tape, 50 with glue, and 50 with a stick to poke the strap back in the hole. every hawaiian local owns 2 or more pairs. at least one of them is "dah bus' up kine" and the others are "dah ok kine"
rubbah slippahs were brought to hawaii as a cheap way for the japanese and filipino plantation workers to have shoes.
1) Ey braddah, my rubbah slippahs wen' go bus' up. han' me dat steeke.
2)Brah! don' tell me u try wear dah bus' up kine slippah to jur cuz's wedding! put on dah good kine fo' dat brah!