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November 24, 2019
| Updated on November 24, 2019 at 8:43 pm
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / APRIL 1, 1972
John Thacker, director of the post museum at Schofield Barracks, stands beside a Japanese three-man
tank captured by the 27th Infantry on Makin island in the South Pacific during World War II.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUG. 15, 1953
Supervisor Samuel K. Apoliona cut a red ribbon on one of the 15 new Honolulu Rapid Transit buses yesterday for a preview ride by city officials. The buses began regular service today. Shown are supervisor
Nicholas T. Teves, left; Anne Holt; Harry Carroll, General Motors service engineer; Edward M. De Harne,
HRT general manager; and Frank J. Weisse of General Motors, Hawaii.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MARCH 19, 1976
The girls of the 11th-grade class learned they won their division in the annual Kamehameha Schools
Song Contest at the Blaisdell Center. Their winning song was “Ku‘u Ipo i ka He‘e Pu‘e One.” A total of
1,476 students took part in the competition.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MARCH 29, 1974
The Honolulu Police Department used this device known as MIRACODE for checking fingerprints picked
up from crime scenes against microfilmed fingerprints of known criminals. The machine, obtained with
federal funds, has tracked down suspects in several crimes.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOV. 15, 1973
Scott Hamura of Lihue, left, shared merit badges earned for Eagle Scout rank at a Boy Scout banquet held
at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Next to him are Police Chief Francis Keala, Stephen Olson, Thomas Kuntz
and Christopher B. Hemmeter, chairman of the event. More than 100 business and civic leaders hosted.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPT. 21, 1983
Fijian-born Laie students Joe Manumaleuga, left, Joe Tulele and Taniela Vuniwai helped send off Air
Pacific’s inaugural flight from Honolulu to Naji, Fiji. The Fijian national carrier started in 1951 as Fiji
Airways and became Air Pacific in 1971 to reflect its Pacific coverage.