March 29, 2020
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STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 12, 1951
The centennial of Princess Likelike’s birth was celebrated with a pageant at Likelike School. Dennis
Piimauna, who enacted the part of the chiefess, drapes a portrait of the princess with lei as kahili bearer
Raymond Katayama stands by. The celebration continued with a luau at the school and was followed by a
concert by the Royal Hawaiian Band.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 13, 1961
Six University of Hawaii students were crowned in the 25th Ka Palapala Cultural Beauty and Pageant,
held at the Waikiki Shell before an audience of 3,000. The queens are, front row: Darrah Lau, left, and
Aurora Salvador; second row: Stephanie Young, left, Shirley Rollinson and Margarette Lee; third row:
Helen Nishimura, left, and Andrea Bishaw.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 22, 1971
“Goodby Blue Hawaii,” Life magazine reports. The landmark Dole water tank pineapple encountered
something other than pure Hawaii air yesterday afternoon. Smoke is shown belching from a Honolulu
Gas Co. chimney nearby in Iwilei.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 24, 1958
Despite the ultramodern equipment of medical science, the old-fashioned rocker still does the job when
it’s rockabye baby time at Kapiolani Maternity Hospital. Here, Theodora James, head nurse in the premature
department at the hospital, performs her labor of love.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 7, 1964
Capt. R.J. Wooten, Pacific Missile Range skipper, checks the emergency button on a console at the Kauai
tracking station at Kokee, Kauai. The station is one of 17 being readied around the world to track NASA’s
Gemini spacecraft. The button can fi re the Gemini capsule’s retrorockets to bring the astronauts back to
Earth in case of an emergency.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 15, 1956
Four of nine “Hiroshima Maidens” arrive at Hickam Air Force Base. The women later visited Bishop Museum,
the Kapiolani Bandstand and the Moana Hotel, then were luncheon guests of the Japanese Women’s
Society at the Armed Services YMCA.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 13, 1956
Kathryn E. Kayser, assistant professor at the School of Communiction Arts at the University of Denver,
will lead a new type of teacher training on creative dramatics. She will also show island teachers how to
make all kinds of puppets. Classes will be held on Maui, Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu.