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Rearview: Clubbing in Hilo conjures up memories

  • COURTESY TEMPEST STORM
                                Hilo native Alan Abaya said he saw burlesque dancer Tempest Storm perform in Hilo in 1961 when he was 14.

    COURTESY TEMPEST STORM

    Hilo native Alan Abaya said he saw burlesque dancer Tempest Storm perform in Hilo in 1961 when he was 14.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / DEC. 30, 1963
                                Dick Okimura cuts a wedding cake at his Hukilau restaurant. Okimura owned more than a half-dozen companies on the Big Island from the 1950s to 1990s.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / DEC. 30, 1963

    Dick Okimura cuts a wedding cake at his Hukilau restaurant. Okimura owned more than a half-dozen companies on the Big Island from the 1950s to 1990s.

Last month I wrote about “Tin Can Alley and the Beretania Follies.” The Follies was a strip club mauka of Beretania Street about where the Chinatown Cultural Plaza is today. One of the dancers there was Tempest Storm. Read more

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