July 14, 2019
| Updated on July 14, 2019 at 6:47 pm
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 3, 1987
Thousands of photographs of hula girls at the Kodak Hula Show have been taken over the years, but pictures
taken as the show celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Waikiki Shell are extra special. The show
started in 1937 with five dancers and four musicians and now features about 20 singers and 17 dancers.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 11, 1948
A new type of garbage truck being sold in Honolulu is demonstrated. Harry Ing, office manager of the
City Welding Co. Ltd., agents for the Heil Co. Colecto-Pak machine, watches as the lift carries garbage to
the top of the truck. It is automatically packed inside.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 23, 1957
During a busy day on the waterfront, thousands of visitors will be on hand to see the arrival of the liner
Leilani, above, and the Lurline. The two are set to arrive an hour apart.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 29, 1960
Ronald Wong shows off a 70-pound watermelon grown by his father, Gee Chong Wong, on their
Waimanalo farm to enter in the 14th Windward Fair. The elder Wong chose one vine and allowed only
two fruit to develop on it to bring about the massive melon, and said he likes his prospects for top honors
with the white-seeded Watson variety fruit. He’s already looking ahead to the next crop, with the ambition
of nurturing a 100-pounder.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 23, 1958
The Honolulu debut of cinerama — a new widescreen filming process — lives up to rave claims at the
Princess Theatre on 1236 Fort St., just off the Pali Highway.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 6, 1962
These jubilant Honolulu bridge players tied for first place in the team-of-four bridge championships at
the Princess Kaiulani Hotel. They are Wilfred Motokane, left, Francis Wong, Warren Ishii and Walter Kau.
The team session was the final event in the five-day Hawaii regional bridge tournament.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 2, 1980
Janet Bernard enters her new executive suite office in the Blaisdell Hotel, which is undergoing renovations.
The ground-floor lobby is slated for refurbishing, and its marble floor will be restored. The building
exterior also will get a fresh coat of paint to highlight its architectural details.