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Rearview: Olympics, isles’ first strip mall rekindle memorable tidbits

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                                In 1961, Harold Castle offered what is now Hawaii Pacific University’s Hawaii Loa campus to be used as a state Capitol. Here’s a drawing of what it would have looked like.

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    In 1961, Harold Castle offered what is now Hawaii Pacific University’s Hawaii Loa campus to be used as a state Capitol. Here’s a drawing of what it would have looked like.

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                                Noted check forger Sammy Amalu bought two rounds of drinks at Columbia Inn, and at the request of Tosh Kaneshiro, paid with a check. Kaneshiro framed the check and hung it on a wall of the restaurant.

    COURTESY GENE KANESHIRO

    Noted check forger Sammy Amalu bought two rounds of drinks at Columbia Inn, and at the request of Tosh Kaneshiro, paid with a check. Kaneshiro framed the check and hung it on a wall of the restaurant.

I’m sure many readers will remember that my predecessor at the paper, Bob Krauss, wrote a column called In One Ear. It began in 1953 with things people told him. This week’s column pays homage to him with things people told me recently. Read more

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