The first-ever 747 from the Mainland arrives at HNL, Dec. 20, 1969.

Neil Abercrombie, 1983. 

Queen Elizabeth with Gov. John Burns (right) and Mayor Frank Fasi (left), 1970.

Waikiki Wall at the end of Kapahulu Avenue, 1959.

Sunny Garcia at the 1989 Gotcha Pro, Sandy's.

President Kennedy at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, 1963, after an introduction by Mayor Neal Blaisdell.

Corner of Kalakaua and Kapiolani, 1989. The makai/ewa corner is now the site of the Hawaii Convention Center.

Jimi Hendrix arrives for a concert in 1971.

Mayor Frank Fasi at a Honolulu City Council meeting, 1974.

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Kapoho on the Big Island, 1960. Note the sugar cane burning in the foreground.

 


One of the last "Boat Days," when arriving passenger ships would be met with pomp and circumstance in Honolulu
Harbor. This is Matson's Lurline arriving in 1958 to such fanfare for one of the last times before the birth of the jet age.

 


A motorcade carrying President Kennedy toward the Hilton Hawaiian Village travels down
Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki in front of what is now the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, June 9, 1963. 

 


Duke Kahanamoku demonstrates the secret to his Olympic
swimming form in 1967 at Sans Souci Beach. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elvis Presley at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, 1961.

Kuhio Beach, 1987.

President Gerald Ford, Gov. George Ariyoshi (left) and Sen. Hiram Fong (right), 1974. 

Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium and Sans Souci Beach, 1960.

Sen. Dan Inouye, 1963.

The old Sunset Beach Fire Station, Shark's Cove, 1960. Note the fire truck still in the garage.

Honolulu Stadium, 1966. 

 


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