To reach downtown Honolulu and Waikiki, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s limousine traveled along
Nimitz Highway past an array of signs that would do credit to Los Angeles or Chicago.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 19, 1966
The Rev. Richard E. Northup of First Methodist Church judges a hotly contested race on the church’s new
slot car racing track.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 1, 1967
About 50 or 60 people took part in a May Day “love-in” in a Tantalus clearing. In addition to dancing
around a maypole with purple, red and white crepe paper streamers, there were games of touch football,
follow the leader and king of the mountain, as well as cloud-watching, napping and prowling in the woods.
“Some of them wouldn’t talk to me, but I guess you could say they’re just having a picnic in the sun,” said
Honolulu Police Department offi cer Robert Cogswell, who had been assigned to monitor the event.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 7, 1964
Boy Scouts Carl Morikawa, left, James Nahinu, Dennis Lau, Bert Mongeon and Richard Alconcel get ready
to depart for the National Jamboree in Valley Forge, Pa. About 100 Hawaii Scouts are joining nearly
51,000 others at the gathering with the theme “Strengthen America’s Heritage.”
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 4, 1962
A chartered bus waits at the 104-year-old Honolulu Jail’s gate in Iwilei as inmates march between rows of
armed police guards. The 115 remaining inmates are being transferred to the city’s new $1.9 million jail
in Halawa Valley.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 25, 1961
Lester Kanemaru, 13, took home the title of Hawaii Soap Box Derby champion and also won an allexpenses-
paid trip to Akron, Ohio, where he will compete in the 24th running of the All-American Soap
Box Derby. Among those Lester defeated was his 11-year-old brother, Jared. The race was held at the Pali
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 24, 1959
Fabian is shown as he wowed ’em last night at the 18th show of stars at the Civic Auditorium. Minutes
after the photo was snapped, the eager fans pictured here grabbed the cord to the hand mike held by
Fabian and started a tug of war with him until policemen forced them back to their seats.