December 8, 2019
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STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 27, 1954
About 200,000 pieces of clothing were donated to the clothing drive held by the Hawaii Korean community.
Navy personnel picked up and later shipped the items to Korea. Also collected were 16 sewing machines
and a cotton gin.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 28, 1974
The Waikiki Biltmore Hotel came to an explosive end as demolition experts set off carefully planted
charges to bring down the structure. Thousands gathered to watch the building collapse.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 14, 1963
More than 4,000 people attended the open house of the first hospital serving the Kailua area on Oahu.
The new Castle Memorial Hospital cost $2 million to build.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 20, 1966
Members of the Pure Water Association picketed outside the Advertiser news building at 605 Kapiolani
Blvd. The two-hour picketing was in protest of a pro-fluoridation editorial written by the newspaper.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 5, 1961
The unusual lines of the future First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor are already apparent in this
view of construction progress. The church, behind Camp Catlin on Salt Lake Boulevard, was designed by
Ralph M. Buffington. The folded concrete roof will be sheathed in white, with the inner folds painted in
pastel hues. A three-story educational building will be in the rear.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 27, 1969
Moses and the Highbrows, a trio from the Philippines, belt out a tune as they begin a two-month engagement
at the Outrigger Hotel Lounge. They are Moses Taroy, center, his brother Junior Taroy and their
cousin Charlie Anonuevo, left.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 14, 1958
Gaspro Assistant Manager L.H. Bingham, right, and Lawrence Chun, an office manager, inspect the inside
of the complex Univac 40, supplied by Remington Rand, as it processes monthly inventory reports. The
machine can do 60,000 additions or 22,000 multiplications every 60 seconds.