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March 27, 2022
| Updated on March 25, 2022 at 10:26 pm
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 23, 1977
A Waikiki surfer uses this four-wheeled hauling arrangement to transport his surfboards to Kuhio Beach.
He saves on gasoline and backaches, and there is no pollution, either.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 18, 1972
The breath of spring has reached Sea Life Park as Kanani, the performing seal, gazes lovingly at trainer
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 1, 1971
A worker at Honolulu Sake Brewery spreads steamed rice on the floor to cool off, one step in the process
of making sake. The brewery, founded in 1908, claims to be the only producer of sake outside Japan; it’s
able to make the alcoholic beverage year-round, producing about 100,000 gallons annually.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JANUARY 31, 1972
Shoppers at Ala Moana Center are being treated to the first Rod and Custom Show, featuring a dozen or
so of Hawaii’s fastest, most attractive racing automobiles and motorcycles.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / FEBRUARY 24, 1959
Blind patrons of the Library of Hawaii will find their selection of reading material increased with a
talking edition of Newsweek magazine that has just been made available. The magazine, recorded on a
long-play disk, will be received weekly about two weeks after the regular edition appears on newsstands.
Library assistant Hideko Shimokawa helps a blind student select a talking book for a book report.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / NOVEMBER 11, 1969
The Eastman Kodak Co. has resumed its free hula shows, now located on the makai side of the Waikiki
Shell complex. Weather permitting, performances are held at 10 a.m. three days a week. Kodak ran the
popular shows near the Waikiki Natatorium grounds for decades but had to move after Mayor Frank F.
Fasi said it was an illegal use of a public park.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 25, 1975
Battered after a rough solo journey from California aboard his damaged sailboat, 18-year-old Mark
Brewer has reached Hawaii unharmed. Brewer endured three weeks of high wind and rough seas as he
completed a more than 2,400-mile journey on his 26-foot boat, named L’etoile (“The Star” in French),
from Los Angeles to the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor.