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Henry Kaiser was a go-getter long before coming to Hawaii

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Kaiser and business partner Fritz Burns walked in front of the Hawaiian Village in 1959.
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Above, workers cleaned the sand in front of Henry J. Kaiser’s Hawaiian Village resort in Waikiki in 1960.
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Above, self-made construction and shipping tycoon Kaiser, also an aluminum magnate, in 1957 had an 1,800-seat aluminum geodesic dome put up in 20 hours at the hotel.