June 20, 2021
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STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 2, 1990
Rock ’n’ roll fans get into the sounds of the group Open Fire during Rock Festival I, which was held at
Aloha Tower and featured 19 local bands and another from Los Angeles.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 10, 1955
KGU’s new remote radio car allows news director John J. Jordan, sitting at the wheel, to provide on-thespot
reports to listeners on the all-islands network. The car’s sponsors are Shell Oil Co., Aloha Motors and
KGU; standing alongside it are KGU station manager William O. Paine, left; Shell Oil. Co. division manager
Wallace McBain; and Aloha Motors manager Roderick Ching.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 24, 1965
Artists and craftsmen, who are preparing the Hawaiian Wax Museum for its opening on Feb. 4, were
unable to resist temptation when a load of sand was delivered in Waikiki. The resulting scene, putting to
effective use a wax head and a wax foot, provided a tourist-stopping attraction on Kalakaua Avenue. The
sand and wax figures will be included in the museum’s 19 scenes from Hawaii history.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 29, 1967
A vibrant scene fills Kapiolani Park as some 2,000 children, wearing appropriate costumes, skip, curtsy
and twirl in a folk dance festival featuring traditional European and American numbers.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 28, 1990
Cousins Ryan and Cathy Migita, front left, join other anglers on the bridge over Kapalama Canal on
Dillingham Boulevard for the Hawaii Freshwater Fishing Association’s Tilapia Derby.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 6, 1977
Richard Choy makes some adjustments to a banjo in his shop, which is filled with instrument parts that
together make fine music.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 19, 1948
Honolulu artist Fritz Abplanalp gives New York doll collector Theo Redwood a hand-carved copy of a
Hawaiian idol whose original is a prized possession of the Bishop Museum.