October 10, 2021
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STARADVERTISER / MARCH 30, 1960
Famed showman Jack Benny, second from left, arrived in Honolulu from Los Angeles with his wife, actress
and comedian Mary Livingston, left; as well as movie producer Mervyn LeRoy, right; LeRoy’s wife,
Katherine; and attorney Arnold Grant.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 28, 1956
Charles Weatherwax checks a car into the parking lot of Hawaiian Electric Co.’s plant on Ward Avenue.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 26, 1960
A game of Monopoly keeps Hilda Yasumoto, Judy Katayama, Gail Takenaka and Karen Kohatsu busy in
their free time at the YMCA’s Camp Erdman at Mokuleia.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 1, 1977
Families of employees leaving Mid-Pacific Institute held a combined garage sale that included items like a
snow sled. Joseph Kingston, son of creative-writing teacher Maxine Hong Kingston, examined the winter
ride along with Roger Vaughan, husband of English teacher Beverly Vaughan.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 22, 1973
The Waikiki Shell welcomed members of the Kailua Madrigals as it hosted a show for Aloha Week.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 13, 1972
In many places across America, fishing at this time of year means a small house out on a frozen lake and
a line dropped through a hole in the ice. At Honolulu Harbor, though, it means lunch for Francis Sonsona,
left, Richard Adkins and Bobby Silao before they cast their lines in the water.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 18, 1978
Firefighter apprentice Gail L. Galbraith, 21, is the first woman to qualify as a Navy diver in Hawaii. The
Leilehua graduate and 13 other candidates completed a rigorous 12-week course in scuba and deep-sea
diving and received their certificates at the Naval Submarine Training Center dive tank at Pearl Harbor.