April 11, 2021
| Updated on April 9, 2021 at 11:35 pm
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 22, 1968
Magic Island is a far cry from the original plans, with just one peninsula built. Otherwise, the 23 acres of
coral land dredged from the ocean at a cost of $1.7 million have lain idle for five years.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 27, 1962
Instructors from the Department of Parks and Recreation practice the ancient sport of javelin throwing,
in which the goal is to pierce a coconut atop a 30-foot pole from 75 feet away. The offi cials are preparing
to train teams for the Hawaii-Tahiti Fete in Waikiki’s International Market Place.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 11, 1983
State prison inmates work to clean up brush and trees along Pali Highway as part of a voluntary program
that benefi ts them and the community.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / APRIL 6, 1966
Joe Arakaki takes a few swings from inside Diamond Head’s crater, which has been proposed as the site
of a new golf course.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 21, 1979
Schoolchildren at the Blaisdell Center learn about proper dental care from some toothy characters
representing teeth and their enemies.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 31, 1992
Hawaii wasn’t even a state when Chunky’s opened across the street from the old Honolulu Stadium —
next to the old Piggly Wiggly store.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / APRIL 6, 1970
Chinese families such as this one at Lin Yee Chung Manoa Cemetery are marking the month of Ching
Ming, the memorial season for the dead, paying homage to departed loved ones and asking for their
ancestors’ blessings through fireworks and offerings of food.