January 10, 2021
| Updated on January 9, 2021 at 6:20 am
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 9, 1970
Joseph Hoohuli, a sixth grader at Nanaikapono Elementary School, demonstrates his battery-powered
tree, a string of lights that illuminates a stack of snow-flecked tin cans.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 14, 1957
Juvenile delinquents at Koolau Training School for Boys break rocks for a new road. Every inmate gets
30 days of such labor.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 24, 1960
John W. Hoxie, treasurer of the Oahu Tuberculosis and Health Association, was the first customer for the
new after-hours X-ray unit at Wahiawa Rural Hospital. He was assisted by nurse Marguerite Nobuhara.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 16, 1978
Victoria Barrera, right, washes and trims the cooked taro at the Honolulu Poi Factory. The taro later is
fed through a hopper into a grinding machine.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 30, 1973
Foresters Hall, a memento of Honolulu’s past near the corner of Alapai and Lusitana streets just makai of
the freeway, will soon be razed to make way for a 12-story, 83-unit condominium. The hall served as
headquarters for a succession of fraternal and benevolent associations and as a venue for a variety of
public affairs, including dances.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 4, 1973
Roland Kouke, second from left, and his friends — Jay White, left, Harold Fenton and Kurt Mench —
were able to wrangle and spear a 450-pound sea bass off West Molokai that Kouke encountered while he
was swimming 30 feet below the surface.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 31, 1989
Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos and tobacco heiress and philanthropist Doris Duke attend the
26th annual Merrie Monarch Festival hula competition in Hilo.