September 12, 2021
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STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 14, 1976
The Y. Takenaka Store, with its groceries and general merchandise, has served Waipahu for decades.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 21, 1951
Fishermen show off an enormous skate caught off Nanakuli. The fish, which took half an hour to land,
was estimated to weigh more than 800 pounds.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 14, 1963
The Shadows, a popular musical group on the military club circuit, will perform at Foster Village as part
of Foster Village Days festivities. The group includes Roy Jones, left, Rick Stock, Leland Henderson, “Jet”
Cabacungan and Sandy Windham.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 20, 1977
Kane and Linda Fernandez, president and vice president of E.K. Fernandez, try out one of the 14 Krazy
Kars destined for the Fernandez Fun Factory at Pearlridge Center. Each car cost $2,000.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 9, 1980
Clowning around is serious business for these keiki, who were taking in Tom Hill’s act during the opening
performance of the International Three-Ring Circus at the Blaisdell Center Arena.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 14, 1980
Woon Tong Chan is a pro at shaping moon cakes thanks to a simple set of wooden molds.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 23, 1978
John Corboy, a Honolulu ophthalmologist, has begun to use an Auto-Refractor, a computerized objective
refractor, to measure a patient’s visual acuity and then produce a prescription for glasses. Jacqueline Fry,
an assistant in Corboy’s office, demonstrates the Auto-Refractor with a patient.