July 26, 2020
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STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 6, 1959
One of Hawaii’s best but least known carvers of Hawaiian wood is a busy Lanai City housewife, Ethel
Chang Au. She is the wife of the proprietor of the 10-room Lanai Inn, the Pineapple Isle’s only hotel. Au
carves faces into native Hawaiian tree branches and logs.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 1, 1947
Globe Wireless Ltd. debuts radiotype service, a new type of high-speed direct communication, between
Honolulu and San Francisco at The Royal Hawaiian hotel. Executives watch a message transmitted by
radiotype direct from the hotel to Globe Wireless in San Francisco: James H. Jones, commercial manager
of Globe in Hawaii, left; George J. Scott, district manager of Globe; Mrs. George Scott at the keyboard;
Riley H. Allen, editor of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin; and Warren B. Pinney, managing director of the
Hawaiian hotels division of Matson Navigation Co.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 17, 1975
Pomari Tahiti Sportswear has moved to a new 23,000-square-foot manufacturing headquarters in the
Iwilei area. The company has 13 stores on Oahu and 10 on other islands.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 2, 1960
The popular radio program “Hawaii Calls” turns 25 years old and is celebrating with an anniversary
show in the Banyan Court at the Moana Hotel. The show is one of the oldest sustaining network radio programs
in the nation. “For one reason or another, people all over the world want Hawaiian music played
by Hawaiians from Hawaii,” says originator and producer Webley Edwards, seen with photos of personalities
who have appeared on the program.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 9, 1970
The fellow waving to motorists is neither policeman nor hitchhiker. He’s Hiram Fong Jr., the Republican
candidate for a 15th District seat in the state House. Fong was at the Ala Moana Boulevard and Atkinson
Drive intersection. He and Democrat Clarence Akizaki will meet in a court-ordered special election for
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 13, 1978
Dedicated fishermen braved wind and rain at the Nuuanu Reservoir yesterday in hopes of taking some
channel catfish home for dinner. The rain brought luck to at least one angler, Greg Uramoto, 13, of Hawaii
Kai, who displays one of the several catfish caught yesterday.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / APRIL 8, 1972
Gail Uyemura, 17, left, of Kaimuki High School and Theresa Young, 17, of Maryknoll School are the top
winners of the 15th Hawaii Science and Engineering Fair being held at the Honolulu International Center