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Recalling Ala Wai boat rides and other bygone pleasures

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    KPOI radio held several Treasure Hunts in the late 1950s and early 1960s, offering a $1,380 reward.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    KPOI radio held several Treasure Hunts in the late 1950s and early 1960s, offering a $1,380 reward.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    More than 25,000 people a year rode in rented boats on the Ala Wai Canal in the late 1950s. They were for families, fishermen, romantic couples or “any man who wants to be captain of his own ship for an hour or so.”

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