June 28, 2020
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STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 14, 1956
Nuuanu Tunnel workers chalked off another major step in the progress when dynamite blasted out the
Honolulu end opening of the 500-foot tunnel. Work began on the shorter tunnel on Jan. 9. It will carry
Honolulu-bound traffic when completed, according to E.F. Morrison, chief engineer for the territory.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 9, 1973
Last September, David Schiller and his Student Services Co-op offered housewives a new option: a housecleaning
team for hire. The co-op provided students between 19 and 26 years old with part-time work
and housewives with young, energetic cleaners at a time when cleaners were scarce. The business operated
out of Schiller’s living room. They have now also initiated a rubbish hauling service for owners of
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 13, 1954
Woolworth’s new store in Honolulu will feature “self selection,” a compromise between the self-service
store and the time-honored clerk service. Beulah Runyan, right, instructs Ann Kido, left, and Loretta
Luna in the use of a cash register. Customers may pick up articles from a counter and take them directly
to this wrapping and cashier counter without waiting for a salesclerk.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 13, 1975
The Honolulu International Airport reef runway is now 80% complete and is expected to be completed
sometime in mid-1976. It is being built at a cost of about $46 million by contractor Hawaiian Dredging
and Construction Co. The runway will not only increase the aircraft-handling capacity of the airport, but
will also reduce aircraft noise over Honolulu and Kalihi-Palama.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 8, 1973
The “dean” of Hawaiian music, Johnny K. Almeida, receives a hug from Hawaiian music’s “queen,” Aunty
Alice Namakelua, at ceremonies honoring Almeida. The Hawaiian Music Foundation honored Almeida
with its annual Hawaii Aloha Award for the “person who has contributed most to Hawaiian music.”
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 21, 1971
Old automobiles are a big problem on Oahu, but here’s one instance where a junker serves a useful purpose.
The youthful mechanics tackling this abandoned vehicle in Maili are Joey Mason, 6, and brother
Charles, 8. The supervisor on top is brother “Poor Boy,” age 3.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 13, 1962
Teenagers from Texas attending summer school on Kauai were tickled pink recently when crooner Bing
Crosby dropped in unexpectedly at Kapaa School. Crosby is shown giving a few tips to Miss Joyce Akagi’s