Remembering Hawaii in the 70ís and 80ís

“Life is Beautiful”

Since: Feb 08

Honolulu, Hawaii

#181 Mar 11, 2008
Halloween!

Remember it was safe to go trick or treating and you would get so much candy you had to make a drop off trip back home and go fill up your bag again? I would get so much candy!! My favorite was Kit Kat.

One year my Mommy dressed me up as an apple. I looked SO DUMB!! She put so much effort in the costume I had to go with it My little hand stuck out as the worm and I wore a green sock over it. I looked like a dancing tomato from a fast food commercial. I was mortified.

Since: Feb 08

Honolulu, HI

#182 Mar 11, 2008
Lork wrote:
A bit morbid...but who were the famous missing persons cases back in the day? Or other infamous crimes?
I remember Lisa Au and Diane Suzuki. Both never found, right?
yeah! Remember the Kansaki girl? Rodney Kiyota. He was released from prison.

Wasn't there was a serial killer too that picked up women at Nimitz Hwy bus stops? I don't think he was ever caught.

“Life is Beautiful”

Since: Feb 08

Honolulu, Hawaii

#183 Mar 11, 2008
ETA136 wrote:
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Still - Lionel Richie
Always and Forever - Heat Wave?
I Will Always Think About You - New Colony Six
Precious and Few - Climax w/ Sonny Geraci(sp?)
...Slow dancing, swaying to the music, no one else in the whole wide world...
Too bad young kids don't slow dance anymore. It was so romantic. What memories will they have? How they fell in love in the mosh pit?

Since: Feb 08

Honolulu, HI

#184 Mar 11, 2008
adobo wrote:
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Alex's Drive-In is what you're thinking about. Now Wasabi Bistro is there.
Alex's Drive-in. Corn chowder.

Leonard's is still around, thank goodness.

Since: Jan 08

Wailuku, HI

#185 Mar 11, 2008
ETA136 wrote:
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Myrah was class of 72... what class was Leeann? I met Myrah through mutual friends at UH and she and Leeann were the nicest girls. Not stuck-up at all... and smart! For a Big Island girl, I still felt out of my league w/ them... me, the bumpkin.
Leeann was at Waipahu during sophmore year, then PC had their own high school and the first class was 74. What part of the BI you from?

Since: Feb 08

Honolulu, HI

#186 Mar 11, 2008
Honokaa High grad
Kamipulu

Honolulu, HI

#187 Mar 11, 2008
Lork wrote:
A bit morbid...but who were the famous missing persons cases back in the day? Or other infamous crimes?
I remember Lisa Au and Diane Suzuki. Both never found, right?
Lisa Au's body was found by a person walking along Tantalus/Round Top Drive. The killer was never found.
Hawaii Social Clubs

United States

#188 Mar 11, 2008
YMCA and "independent" social clubs from back in intermediate and high school days.

Create a Facebook log in with your social club and join the Hawaii Social Clubs group in Facebook.

Represent!
Kamipulu

Honolulu, HI

#189 Mar 11, 2008
Jean King becomes Hawaii's first woman lieutenant governor.
Kamipulu

Honolulu, HI

#190 Mar 11, 2008
Elvis goes global with "Aloha From Hawaii," the first satellite live global concert in 1973.
alice

Honolulu, HI

#191 Mar 11, 2008
I understand organized crime ran rampant in Honolulu then.
MeiLing

Honolulu, HI

#192 Mar 11, 2008
alice wrote:
I understand organized crime ran rampant in Honolulu then.
Like it doesn't now?

Since: Jan 08

Wailuku, HI

#193 Mar 11, 2008
ETA136 wrote:
Honokaa High grad
Aunt Helen worked at the Pauilo PO. Cousins Debra, Doreen and Diane were Dragons.
Cutchase64

Brooklyn, NY

#194 Mar 11, 2008
The Kuhio Grill. Pupus maximus.
Cutchase64

Brooklyn, NY

#195 Mar 11, 2008
Whew! Don't stop folks, this is a mini-"This Is
Your Life." I gitta come up for air and remember
Carly Simon's lyric-"These ARE THE GOOD OL' DAYS..."
Jus' so I can apprciate what we have now...
onward...The Toho Theatre...Kung Fu-rip out da guts
at Hawaii Theatre..eyahhhh! Zatoichi (Samurai star)
gets busted going home to Japan with Pakalolo
in his underware (ha'cum he neva commit 'Hari kari'?"
alice

Honolulu, HI

#196 Mar 11, 2008
Wasn't organized crime worse in the 1970's? I understand even judges were bought off.
pookie

Waipahu, HI

#197 Mar 11, 2008
There was a really good restaurant on Kalanianaole called (I think) the Ranch House. It had the best corn chowder! Some Japanese corporation bought the place and changed it to some awful restaurant. Something elese was eventually built on that site.
Kamipulu

Honolulu, HI

#198 Mar 11, 2008
Cutchase64 wrote:
Whew! Don't stop folks, this is a mini-"This Is
Your Life." I gitta come up for air and remember
Carly Simon's lyric-"These ARE THE GOOD OL' DAYS..."
Jus' so I can apprciate what we have now...
onward...The Toho Theatre...Kung Fu-rip out da guts
at Hawaii Theatre..eyahhhh! Zatoichi (Samurai star)
gets busted going home to Japan with Pakalolo
in his underware (ha'cum he neva commit 'Hari kari'?"
Not only Toho but Toyo and Nippon Theater. Used to watch Kung - Fu movies at Liberty Theater.
Kamipulu

Honolulu, HI

#199 Mar 11, 2008
Jesse Kuhaulua is the first non-Asian to win a sumo tournament, netting the Emperor's Cup in Nagoya during the year 1972.
Kamipulu

Honolulu, HI

#200 Mar 11, 2008
Eileen Anderson defeats Frank Fasi in the Honolulu mayoral race in 1980.

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