May 31, 2020
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STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 24, 1981
Wearing a golf-ball lei, Mayor Eileen Anderson whacked the first ball off the tee to mark the reopening of
the Kapiolani Driving Range yesterday. The driving range is open from 7 a.m. to midnight Tuesday
through Sunday and 1 p.m. to midnight Monday.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 29, 1961
Honolulu Savings & Loan opened its new Manoa-McCully branch office with festivities that include special
gifts for residents and businessmen in the area between Pensacola Street and 5th Avenue. The firm is
mailing out 25,000 keys for the grand prize — a Dodge Dart — but only one fits, and the recipient of that
key gets the car. The new branch at 1806 S. King St. was built at a cost of more than $250,000.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 4, 1976
The bizarre-looking vessel moored at Sans Souci pier for the past few days belongs to none other than the
legendary travel impresario Donn (Donn the Beachcomber) Beach. Called a “fare” (pronounced fa-ray,
which means “house” in Tahitian) the 10-ton craft is the prototype for another in a series of Donn Beach
enterprises. Designed as an “exotic rendezvous residence for two,” the fare features Polynesian decor
luxuriously appointed in mahogany and teak, bamboo-paneled walls, full kitchen and bath conveniences,
natural shell lighting and a unique combination dining table-aquarium-fishing platform. Paul Gantt,
Beach’s nephew, shows off the vessel.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 1, 1961
IBM’s Sandra Le Drew points out the electronic computer’s features to Bank of Hawaii’s Albert J.
Maruyama. The bank installed the most advanced and powerful magnetic tape electronic computer system
in civilian use. The system will be used for the bank’s record keeping.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 26, 1984
Four new cars instead of the usual three will be given away as drawing prizes at this year’s First Hawaiian
Auto Show, Nov. 2-4 at Neal Blaisdell Center. A Nissan King Cab Deluxe, Renault Encore, Volkswagen Golf
(not pictured) and Ford Bronco II XLS have been donated by dealer groups represented by Nissan’s
Reggie Maldonado, left, Richard Matsumoto of Renault and Howard Harada and Bill Bohan of Ford.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 7, 1971
Bob Griffith spreads the deck of the Awahnee with bread in preparation for his next voyage. Bread will
not mildew at sea if it’s been sun-dried, he said.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 10, 1965
The pineapple in this and nearby bins represents a $45,000 loss to the Dole Company. Forty-nine bins,
containing 325 tons of fruit, were marooned on Lanai following a walkout of 44 truck drivers Wednesday
in a dispute about who is to put gasoline in the trucks. Here a Dole supervisor examines decaying pineapple
amid a swarm of tiny “souring bugs” attracted to the heady odor of the fruit.