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.
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.
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