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Another history mystery: Who are these men?

July 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Here’s a question for the history buffs among you: Who are these men and why are they posing in front of this Hawaiian Airlines plane in October 1951? To be precise, the photo is marked October 25, 1951. A Google search for “Hawaiian Airlines” on that date didn’t turn up anything. But that doesn’t mean […]

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More of Hawaii around 1949: Enchanted Lake area of Kailua

July 27th, 2015 · 4 Comments

More from the stack of negatives which recently turned up in the last of my dad’s papers, most featuring Hawaiian Airlines planes over various parts of the islands. In this shot, the HAL DC3 is flying over what appears to be the area that later became Joe Pao’s Enchanted Lake subdivision. I’m not familiar enough […]

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Waimanalo 1949, another view

July 26th, 2015 · No Comments

As promised, here’s a second photo showing a Hawaiian Airlines DC-3 over Waimanalo. The photo was taken somewhere around 1949, I believe. It was among a batch of negatives found in an old brown envelope that was in one of the last boxes of by father’s papers and photographs to be sorted. Click on the […]

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Waimanalo: Another look back at Hawaii around 1949

July 25th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Here’s another photo from the batch of recently discovered negatives that my dad had acquired at some point in his long life. The ones with dates go back to a period from 1947 to 1951. At first, I didn’t recognize the airport. Then I realized that it’s Bellows Field in Waimanalo. There’s a second, similar […]

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Throwback Thursday #2: Wailuku, Maui, viewed from somewhere above Kahului

July 23rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

I just found a small stash of classic Hawaii photographs taken in the period from about 1947 through 1952. Many feature Hawaiian Airline planes flying Hawaii skies. I’ll be scanning and sharing several of these photos over the next several days. Here’s one for folks who love Maui. It’s a view of the town of […]

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