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Back in the Day: Photos from Hawaii’s Past

View historic Hawaii photos “back in the day.”
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STARADVERTISER / JUNE 30, 1989

Denise Manzer, senior program director of “Sesame Street Live,” greets Prairie Dawn and other characters as they arrive in Honolulu for a week of performances at the Blaisdell Arena.
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STARADVERTISER / FEB. 17, 1987

A U.S. Marine Corps unit tackles the final hill on Salt Lake Boulevard before entering Aloha Stadium and crossing the finish line of the Great Aloha Run.
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STARADVERTISER / SEPT. 28, 1953

Remote Halawa Valley on Molokai is a jewel-like beauty spot that is not seen by most visitors. Once the site of a thriving Hawaiian fishing village, it now is inhabited by only two or three families who fish and hunt in the valley.
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STARADVERTISER / FEB. 29, 1980

About 2,000 students of McKinley High School sit on each other’s laps simultaneously, setting what organizers of McKinley Crazy Week claim is a state “lap game” record.
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STARADVERTISER / MARCH 1, 1972

Going over the rules during the inaugural Hawaiian Invitational Marbles Tournament at the Samurai Pool Room are contestant Maile Moore, left, tournament director Frank O. “Mr. Mu” Hay Jr., referee John Beaton and contestant Tony Krieg.
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STARADVERTISER / OCT. 18, 1966

Thousands of Hawaii residents lined King Street to welcome President Lyndon B. Johnson and first lady Lady Bird Johnson during their whirlwind 17-hour, 48-minute visit to Hawaii before the president embarked on a tour of six Asian nations. His stop here included a policy speech on Asia at the East-West Center and dinner at Washington Place.
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STARADVERTISER / JUNE 11, 1974

Members of the Healani Canoe Club show who’s No. 1 after battling high surf and rough weather to win the Kamehameha Day race around Oahu in a time of 19 hours, 44 minutes and 54 seconds.

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