January 3, 2021
| Updated on January 2, 2021 at 9:13 pm
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 31, 1971
The galley in the Falls of Clyde, the maritime museum docked at Pier 5, was restored to its original condition
of 1879, when the 266-foot vessel began its long career as a cargo and passenger carrier. The completion
of the kitchen marks the midway point of the ship’s refurbishing, expected to take another two to
three years. Capt. Kleinschmidt, skipper-historian, checks out the oven.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 1, 1975
Bishop Street in downtown Honolulu became a dance floor during a year-end block party sponsored by
several downtown merchants. Hundreds of attendees enjoyed performances by three musical groups; the
party’s sponsors said it was “a medicine needed during troubled times.”
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 1, 1974
A sure sign of the new year in Hawaii is the preparation of mochi, Japanese pounded-rice cakes that are
a traditional New Year’s Day delicacy. Masako Hayashi demonstrates the finer points of mochi preparation
to Carol Ann Suda.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 31, 1968
Radford Ching and Brian Takahashi, both 10, take in a 9 p.m. New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Magic
Island — timed for the benefit of youngsters who would be in bed by midnight.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 26, 1949
Nat King Cole, second from left, and his trio — Irving Ashby, left, Joe Comfort and Jack Costanzo —
arrive in Honolulu to headline a variety show at McKinley High School.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 15, 1968
Blanche Pope Elementary School students enjoy learning games. The classroom assistant, Mrs. Loretta
Nuuhiwa, leads one called engineer. The child who has the most word cards at the end of the game wins.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 28, 1988
William Delos Santos steers, James Salvia navigates and Kaleo Buck operates the communications console
as they share their bicycle to meet friends after school at a Kailua shopping center.