By Star-Advertiser |
February 20, 2022
| Updated on February 19, 2022 at 12:06 am
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 7, 1988
What remains of the Toyo Theater near Chinatown stands behind a wire fence, awaiting final disposal.
Demolition of the 50-year-old landmark has been put on hold while the contractor files an asbestos removal
report with the state Department of Health. The site, which includes a 2-acre lot, has been purchased
by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary, which says it will build a mortuary there.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 14, 1991
Students and teachers at Star of the Sea School form a living valentine as a message to U.S. troops serving
in Operation Desert Storm.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 16, 1978
Francis Dias Jr. spent 40 hours customizing his chrome- and gold-plated Harley-Davidson motorcycle,
which he calls “the Warlord,” for the World of Wheels show at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 4, 1951
Victoria Tachibana, left, Marjorie Souza and Helen Souza will dance in a hula festival taking place at the
Kapiolani Park Bandstand. The women are members of the hula class at the Booth District Park playground
taught by Alice Namakelua.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JULY 24, 1977
Anna the dog is a teacher’s pet and a classroom regular at Hale Mohala School, on the grounds of Church
of the Crossroads in Moiliili. Hale Mohala’s relatively unstructured format can be characterized as alternative,
but the school still defies description and labels.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 25, 1960
Dredging operations have created a canal and 74-acre lake in the Enchanted Lake subdivision in Kailua,
with 400 homes completed and 130 others in various states of construction.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 7, 1952
Honolulu musician Alfred Apaka returned home for a brief visit with his family — wife Edna and son
“Zeppy” — following a whirlwind schedule of mainland appearances as Bob Hope’s singing discovery.
Apaka, who now resides in Hollywood, could next record with Victor Young or Gordon Jenkins.