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Rearview: Paperboys, girls on bikes kept all the news flowing

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1975
                                Janine Lum, above, was one of just a dozen papergirls in 1975.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 1975

    Janine Lum, above, was one of just a dozen papergirls in 1975.

  • COURTESY TED SAKAI
                                Ted Sakai kept the $2 Christmas bonus given to him by Mrs. Okamoto when he was a paperboy. The envelope said, “Thank you for your very good serv­ice” and was from the First National Bank of Hawaii (now First Hawaiian Bank).

    COURTESY TED SAKAI

    Ted Sakai kept the $2 Christmas bonus given to him by Mrs. Okamoto when he was a paperboy. The envelope said, “Thank you for your very good serv­ice” and was from the First National Bank of Hawaii (now First Hawaiian Bank).

In the past, many local papers found their way to your porch — and hopefully not the bushes or roof — by bicycle. Mostly boys — and a handful of girls — braved the elements to deliver the news to your door. Read more

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