Back in the Day: Photos from Hawaii’s Past | Honolulu Star Advertiser
Star Advertiser | September 12, 2021 | Updated September 11, 2021 at 3:38 am
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 14, 1976
The Y. Takenaka Store, selling groceries and general merchandise, has served Waipahu for decades.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 21, 1951
Fishermen show a giant ray that was caught off Nanakuli. The fish, which took half an hour to land, was estimated to weigh more than 800 pounds.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / JUNE 14, 1963
The Shadows, a popular military band music group, will perform in Foster Village as part of the Foster Village Days celebrations. The group includes Roy Jones (left), Rick Stock, Leland Henderson, “Jet” Cabacungan and Sandy Windham.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 20, 1977
Kane and Linda Fernandez, President and Vice President of EK Fernandez, try one of the 14 Krazy Kars destined for the Fernandez Fun Factory at the Pearlridge Center. Each car cost $ 2,000.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / AUGUST 9, 1980
Fooling around is serious business for these Keiki, who recorded Tom Hill’s performance during the opening performance of the International Three-Ring Circus at the Blaisdell Center Arena.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 14, 1980
Woon Tong Chan is a professional at molding moon cakes thanks to a simple set of wooden molds.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / 23 JUNE 1978
John Corboy, an ophthalmologist from Honolulu, started using an auto-refractor, a computerized objective refractor, to measure a patient’s visual acuity and then create a prescription for glasses. Jacqueline Fry, assistant in Corboy’s office, demonstrates the auto-refractor to a patient.
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