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May 21, 2023
| Updated on May 21, 2023 at 3:30 am
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 27, 1985
Die-hard football fans have begun a five-day vigil at the University of Hawaii’s Rainbow Stadium to be the
first in line for student season tickets. UH opens its football season against Kansas at Aloha Stadium.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / AUGUST 27, 1961
Officer Mitchell Chang pulled this unidentified cycling surfer over to the sidewalk on Kalakaua Avenue
for a lecture on safety, though he agreed the man had an ingenious way of getting himself and his surfboard
to the beach.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 2, 1966
Molokai’s first modern tourist hotel is opening for business. County officials and a local church choir will
be on hand for Hotel Molokai’s opening; a group of boys already discovered the hotel’s swimming pool.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MARCH 15, 1992
Fern Elementary students enjoy the jungle gym at Mokauea Street Mini Park in Kalihi. Erickson Valencia
and Michael Laporjo, bottom left to right, and Oliver Santos and Zaldy Aguilar, top left to right, hang out
on a spaceship-like structure.
STARADVERTISER / DECEMBER 4, 1962
Lex Brodie, left, owner of National Tire Co., and Rudy Gal examine one of the tires offered on a
“factory-to-you” basis at the new National Tire store on South Queen Street. Free tires will be given
away to lucky visitors for a limited time.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / MAY 17, 1967
Residents and tourists alike are intrigued by the sign pointing toward Koko Head Natural Park and Koko
Head Stable, located on the mauka side of Kalanianaole Highway. Following the arrows, though, results
in a dusty and bumpy ride instead of the beautiful, scenic drive motorists might have envisioned.
STAR-ADVERTISER ARCHIVE / SEPTEMBER 23, 1977
Gene Gelfo Sr. says he has an answer to Hawaii’s roadside litter problem: trading local Primo beer cans
for cans from the mainland. “You’d be surprised how many people collect beer cans all over the country,”
he said. “I’ve been at it for 15 years.”