January 19, 2020
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STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 9, 1962
Postmaster George T. Hara was swamped with 107,000 individual pieces of mail delivered to Oahu
residents appealing for funds to help the Salk Institute. Karleen Takeshito, distribution clerk, shows part
of the load. The Honolulu Chapter of the National Foundation is helping to raise funds for a biological
research center in San Diego. Dr. Jonas Salk, who developed the Salk polio vaccine, will head the center.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 3, 1978
Being a French Hell driver is not as easy and sometimes not as much fun as it looks. Fernand Garanto
took his lumps when the roof of his car caved in on him during a stunt at Hawaii Raceway Park.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 19, 1962
Jack Lanikila Brandt coaches javelin form to teams preparing for the Hawaii-Tahitian Fete being held
next month. Team members are participants of the city Department of Parks and Recreation summer fun
program. A 10-foot javelin will be used with the objective of piercing a coconut perched on a 30-foot pole
from a distance of 60 to 75 feet. The target is shown at left.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 24, 1959
Calf roping is one of main events at the Honokaa rodeo, and here Charles Vidinha of Hauula has the
attention of the gallery and the judge.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 16, 1992
Waipahu Intermediate School eighth grader Coryann Fujita, left, and seventh graders Michelle Perreira
and Deseree Palillio hold the toothpick bridge they built from scratch yesterday for the seventh annual
Leeward District Intermediate Toothpick Bridge Building at Peartridge Center.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 30, 1961
Lutsu Shiraishi, 12, a resident of the Holy Family Home orphanage in Osaka, Japan, is visiting Hawaii as a
guest of the 27th Infantry Wolfhounds as the unit celebrates its 60th anniversary. Also visiting is Hiroko
Morioka, 24, one of the original children at the orphanage. The Wolfhounds started to support the Holy
Family Home when they were stationed in Osaka in 1949. The Wolfhounds passed in review for Lutsu,
and she and Morioka were to be honored in pregame ceremonies before the Honolulu Islanders’ baseball
game at Honolulu Stadium and at a reception at Kemoo Farm with Wahiawa residents, at a dinner in Hilo
hosted by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and at other events.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 9, 1952
Honolulu Zoo Director Paul Breese and head keeper Gary Arakaki brought Rusty, a 14-foot-tall giraffe,
from the San Diego Zoo to Honolulu in 1949. Rusty is known to be quite a ham and is often showing off
his height by stretching himself up before the height indicator in his cage. Rusty, now standing 17 feet
tall, gets food from Arakaki.