April 6, 2020
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STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 28, 1972
Kailua and Kaneohe are now linked by a new superhighway. The 1-mile Mokapu Saddle Road, built at a
cost of $2.9 million, has opened to traffic. The short spur was planned as the Windward anchor of the
controversial H-3 freeway between Kalihi and Kailua.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 18, 1979
Participants launch their kites in the city Department of Parks and Recreation’s 12th annual kite-flying
contest at Kapiolani Park. The event features awards in categories including most beautiful, smallest,
largest and best Hawaii-themed kites, as well as the highest flyer and a battle of the kites.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / APRIL 7, 1963
Bishop Zenkyo Komagata and the Rev. Ernest H.S. Hunt, both of Soto Zen Mission, dedicated the new
Un-kai-en (sea of clouds garden) atop the 25-story Ala Moana Building. The garden is designed after a
famous Zen Buddhist garden in Kyoto called Ryuanji.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 28, 1956
Three young members of the Future Homemakers of America last night boarded a Pan American Airways
Strato-Clipper at International Airport to attend the organization’s national convention in Chicago.
Judy Imamoto, left, territorial secretary-treasurer and a student at Lahainaluna High School, Maui;
Eleanor Domingo, territorial vice president from Waialua; Leilani Lum, their adviser and a teacher at
Hilo Intermediate; and Jean Matsunani, territorial president of the FHA, from Honokaa, Hawaii.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 2, 1978
Lisa Conant, secretary to psychologist Doyle Edson, demonstrates the use of an electroencephalograph,
which records brain waves and translates them into sounds that can be heard by the subject to aid in
relaxation through biofeedback.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 13, 1962
Honolulu’s bus riders are pleased with the new $36,000 vehicles that carry them around the city, according
to driver Thomas T. Higashi of Aiea. “Many of my passengers have said how much better the new
buses ride than the older ones,” Higashi said during a trip on the downtown-Kaimuki loop. “I’m most impressed
with the visibility of the new buses,” he added while turning a corner, which, in the older buses,
would have required him to open the door to see around the corner.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 21, 1991
Punahou School students Katherine Fryer, left, and Nina Heinrich examine a model of the Apollo space
module, part of a University of Hawaii at Manoa planetary open house.