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‘Pink Palace’ tour is fun way to learn its history

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    This display includes vintage photos of the hotel’s showroom and exterior.

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    A photo circa 1936 shows Bing Crosby during a break in filming the movie “Waikiki Wedding,” taken in the Coconut Grove area adjacent to the Royal Hawaiian. It’s one of several photos of celebrities that can be seen during the hotel’s historical tour.

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    The great lawn at the entrance of the Royal Hawaiian, above, is shaded by trees and lush landscaping.

The Royal Hawaiian is turning 90 — another milestone for the stately Waikiki landmark that has been nicknamed the “Pink Palace of the Pacific.” Read more

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