By Star-Advertiser |
May 8, 2022
| Updated on May 6, 2022 at 10:06 pm
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / JUNE 10, 1975
Instead of worrying about report cards, students Derek Ching, front left, Carlton Yara, Jeff Packam and
Scott Sweetow launched model rockets at Ala Wai School. One successful launch propelled a rocket onto
the ‘Iolani School playing field.
STARADVERTISER / MARCH 4, 1966
Famed flamenco guitarist Carlos Montoya arrives in Honolulu with his wife, Sally MacLean, and his guitar
case emblazoned with stickers from hotels and airlines in different parts of the world.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 1, 1980
Second and third graders at Waikiki Elementary School sing “May Day Is Lei Day in Hawaii” as the
school’s annual May Day celebration gets underway. Campuses across the state were also marking the
first day of the month with May Day programs.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 31, 1993
Radio Free Hawaii deejay Pinkie Passion holds up an unusual radio prop while intern Byron Furukawa
wields the station’s infamous sledgehammer.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 4, 1961
David Furuya, 10 months old, beams as he is surrounded by gifts for Boys’ Day, a Japanese celebration
marked on May 5. The dolls represent samurai, or Japanese warriors, and the carp flag David is holding
signifies strength and courage.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 22, 1970
Three-year-old Brad Peterson is dwarfed by a 68-pound cabbage and a 45-pound turnip grown in Matanuska
Valley, Alaska. The jumbo vegetables will be on display for the opening of Safeway’s Aikahi Park
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / OCTOBER 19, 1952
A cottage on the grounds of the Honolulu Academy of Arts is neither an exhibition house nor a restaurant.
Rather, it’s a gift to the academy from a Honolulu family that’s being used as a recreation room for a
group of “academy boys.”