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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 / SEPTEMBER 7, 1973

Aloha Week Prince John Kaleiowaiapua Kumia, left, receives his crown from new King Paul Kealohilani Akeo and Queen Sharleen Kealohilani Heanu. They, along with Princess Leolanda Mokihana Malani, will reign through Aloha Week celebrations on the Big Island and Oahu. The royal quartet were chosen yesterday at Iolani Palace.
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STARADVERTISER / SEPTEMBER 2, 1985

Waikiki A-1 Liquors and Superette, one of the oldest corner stores in Waikiki, gave about 75 square feet of Kalakaua Avenue back to the city and pedestrians yesterday. The action came as residents began a push to get Waikiki shopkeepers to remove obstructions from the sidewalks.
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STARADVERTISER / MARCH 11, 1950

The first commercial model of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters Association’s sugar cane harvester is loaded onto a barge at Honolulu Harbor for shipment to Kauai. The HSPA-developed harvester is being used at Lihue Plantation Co. on Kauai, and more are being assembled for other sugar plantations.
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STARADVERTISER / FEB. 6, 1988

Trainer Beth Rettig spends the afternoon playing catch at the Kewalo Basin Marine Mammal Laboratory with dolphin Phoenix as playmate Akea Kamai waits and watches.
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STARADVERTISER / MARCH 11, 1948

A valuable jade goddess figure, several hundred years old, is displayed by K.T. Ho, operator of the Asian objects shop in the new M. McInerny Ltd. store at Fort and King streets. The shop occupies one of the specialty niches on the main floor.
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STARADVERTISER / MAY 5, 1987

More schooling and work await off-island for graduating high school seniors on Lanai. But with upcoming development on the island, there might be more opportunity for these students enjoying recess at Lanai Elementary School.
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STARADVERTISER / JULY 6, 1976

Don Gernes and Barbara Lemmon, interior designer and buyer, respectively, with Lanai Things, show off some of the outdoor furnishings on offer at the Kakaako showroom.