Back in the Day: Photos from Hawaii’s Past | Honolulu Star Advertiser
Star Advertiser | September 5, 2021 | Updated September 4, 2021 at 2:24 am
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 4, 1974
Robert C. Owan sits amid the remarkable array of items for sale in his rural general store in the old plantation town of Kahuku – everything from fishing line to fresh beef to cigars.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / JULY 30, 1979
The visitors to the annual ukulele festival had lots of smiles, cheers and applause for the Super Keikis, who produced warm, happy music under the guidance of Roy Sakuma.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 1, 1980
Kapiolani Park was busy on Labor Day with events like the Labor Day Cultural Fair and Labor Day Eight-0. The latter, a picnic organized by local unions, benefited from the all-day music, dance and handicrafts on offer during the fair. Meanwhile, about 1,000 runners made the end of the park in Ewa home for HonSport’s 30-mile relay / 30-kilometer race.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / JANUARY 1, 1988
Kelli Cockrill is testing a coin operated breath alcohol analyzer at Pink Cadillac in Waikiki.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / JULY 25, 1979
Lt. Gov. Jean King looks at the submissions in her office’s competition to select a design for the 1981 state license plate. The 293 submissions range from rainbows to the Hawaiian Islands to petroglyphs.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / AUGUST 2, 1986
Kevin McCormick (left) from Waialua and Darrel Kaaikala from Waimanalo compete in arm wrestling, one of the Makahiki events in Kapiolani Park as part of the City Park Department’s summer program.
STAR ADVERTISING ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 19, 1980
Deborah Witthans does some whale teeth treatment while a friend further back is putting the finishing touches on Liberty House for the Aloha Week parade.
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