“Not one, not two, but three locations in the Hawaiian Islands bear the name Kailua, which means, “two seas,” and probably refers to ocean currents. In addition to Maui and Hawaii, here’s Kailua, Oahu’s main intersection, in 1957. (Irving Rosen, Bishop Museum Archives)” — Bishop Museum.
Hawaiian Shores, 1920s
Trader Vic’s at Ward & King
Duke’s funeral, 1968.
Image description: This 1969 poster from Continental Airlines promoted travel to Hawaii. In the mid 1900s, airline advertisements encouraged travelers to visit exotic destinations.
The National Air and Space Museum has a collection of more than 1,300 posters that focus on advertising for aviation-related products and activities. View more posters in the Fly Now online exhibit.
Image from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Front Page, March 12, 1959.
U.S.S. Arizona, 1941