Each car gets washed three times at the new Triple Automatic Car Wash on Keeaumoku Street, says Jack
G. Wilens, president of Honolulu Car Wash Ltd. Twenty full-time employees will staff the new car wash,
“the only quick car wash of its kind in the world thus far,” according to Wilens.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 6, 1972
A crew carted away one of the pinball machines from one of 23 pinball establishments that vice squad
officers and federal agents cracked down on for pinball gambling. Thirty-five warrants for the arrest of
people suspected of conducting gambling operations from the machines were issued.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 18, 1977
Rona Kaaekuahiwi, coach for the canoe racing team Ka Mo‘i and Makaha peewee football, made an
instant poncho out of a classified ad section during a Friday night Waianae-Leilehua football game.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 10, 1981
A firefighter takes down a pirate flag at the Japanese Consulate in Nuuanu while members of the Greenpeace
Foundation protest in front of the consulate. Greenpeace was protesting what it called illegal “pirate”
operations in the Japanese whaling industry.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 31, 1964
Onlookers concentrate as champion pocket billiards player Jimmy Caras demonstrates the jump shot
made famous by the movie “The Hustler.” Caras, four-time world champion, gave exhibitions at Holiday
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 29, 1973
Students at Keiki House at Kauikeolani Children’s Hospital use a video recording unit as part of therapy
for speech difficulties.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 27, 1962
The popular recording stars the Hilo Hawaiians will be among the star attractions of the Palama Settlement
benefit variety show at the Waikiki Shell. It will be their final performance before they go to Seattle
where they’ll appear during the World’s Fair.