Lush tropical greens and the tops of palm trees in the Ocean Terrace can be seen from The Royal Hawaiian
hotel’s King Kamehameha suite. The stone cocktail table is graced with a basket of fresh tropical fruit
when guests occupy the suite — compliments of the management.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 2, 1955
The Hob Nob Coffee House and Cocktail Lounge has opened in the Alexander Young Hotel building, at
the corner of Hotel and Bishop streets in the space that formerly housed the hotel’s own dining room,
coffee shop and bar. A portion of the impressive addition to the downtown scene is shown.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 20, 1961
The Jacqueline, a new three-story hollow-tile apartment building with one-bedroom units, was built for
rent on a furnished or partially furnished basis. General contractor was James Miyasaki and Sons. Materials
were supplied by City Mill. Electric appliances were supplied by Honolulu Electrical Products Co.
Owner Arthur A. Stranske named the building, and a similar one erected next door, the Claire, for his
daughter, Jacqueline Claire Stranske.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 19, 1966
Stone money formerly used by Yap islanders of the Trust Territory of the Pacific is almost as scarce as
U.S. 50-cent coins. Sally Dahl of the Bank of Hawaii loan department holds up two samples of small
change. The largest denomination measured 12 feet in diameter and weighed 2 tons.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 13, 1971
Dole Co. has a storage problem because of the ILWU’s West Coast dock strike of 15,000 of its members
and has been forced to store 9.3 million cases (about 233 million cans) of pineapple products in warehouses
like this one. The strike has tied up 24 ports from San Diego to Seattle. Shipments to Atlantic and
gulf ports helped ease the problem, but selling the fruit after the strike will be a huge job.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 27, 1947
Robert P. Griffi ng Jr., left, director of the Honolulu Academy of Arts, and Peter Buck, director of the
Bishop Museum, discuss a wooden Polynesian god, one of hundreds of items on display at the academy
for the past two months in a Pacific island exhibit of arts and crafts.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 8, 1959
Eleven Spencecliff Restaurants offered items at prices from 1939 as the chain celebrated its 20th anniversary.
These diners are at the Tahitian Lanai, one of the participating restaurants. The menu included
Southern fried chicken and deep-fried jumbo shrimp for 50 cents each and coffee for a nickel. The items
were also available at the Swanky Franky on Ena Road, which opened as the first Spencecliff eatery.