1950s Hawaii In Kodachrome

"Dreams come true In blue Hawaii / And mine could all come true / This magic night of nights with you" - Blue Hawaii, Elvis Presley

Directorate Picnic – 1953

Directorate Picnic – 1953

These Kodachrome images take us back in time to 1950s Hawaii. As ever, if you or anyone you know are in he photos, please get in touch.

 

Winifred Dick Fine Food & Wine Shop, Honolulu – 1950s

Winifred Dick Fine Food & Wine Shop, Honolulu – 1950s

SS Lurline Arrival, Honolulu – Late 1950s

SS Lurline Arrival, Honolulu – Late 1950s

Street Fair, Hawaii — 1950s

Street Fair, Hawaii — 1950s

Street Fair, Hawaii — 1950s

Street Fair — 1950s

Shoot to Kill! — 1950s 4 shots ¢.15. Next door is "Record Smash". Street fair, Hawaii.

Shoot to Kill! — 1950s
4 shots ¢.15. Next door is “Record Smash”. Street fair, Hawaii.

Hawaiian Beach - 1950s

Hawaiian Beach – 1950s

Oahu — 1950s

30th Annual Lei Day Exhibit, Honolulu – 1958

30th Annual Lei Day Exhibit, Honolulu – 1958

Oahu, Hawaii — 1950s

Oahu, Hawaii — 1950s

Basket Making, Honolulu – 1958
Lei Day in Hawaii (May 1st I believe)

Directorate Picnic – 1953

Hukilau - Ford Island, Honolulu

Hukilau – Ford Island, Honolulu

Hukilau - Ford Island, Honolulu

Hukilau – Ford Island, Honolulu

Herb - Ford Island, 1950s Hawaii Herb lived on Ford Island on the beach before his house was occupied by a higher rank.

Herb – Ford Island, 1950s Hawaii
Herb lived on Ford Island on the beach before his house was occupied by a higher rank.

Hukilau - Ford Island, Honolulu

Hukilau – Ford Island, Honolulu

Prince K Memorial – Royal Mausoleum, Honolulu, Hawaii At the Royal Mausoleum of Hawaii, or Mauna ʻAla (Fragrant Hills) 2261 Nuʻuanu Avenue.

Prince K Memorial – Royal Mausoleum, Honolulu
At the Royal Mausoleum of Hawaii, or Mauna ʻAla (Fragrant Hills) 2261 Nuʻuanu Avenue.

Card Game, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1959 Probably in Kuhio Beach Park on Kalakua Ave.

Card Game, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1959
Probably in Kuhio Beach Park on Kalakua Ave.

Kodachrome Hawaii 1950s

Kodachrome Hawaii 1950s

Luau Dinner Party – 1950s

Luau Dinner Party – 1950s

Boat Ride to Luau – 1950s Oahu, Hawaii

Boat Ride to Luau – 1950s
Oahu, Hawaii

Boat Ride to Luau – 1950s Oahu, Hawaii

Boat Ride to Luau – 1950s
Oahu, Hawaii

Beach with Quanset Huts – 1950s

Beach with Quanset Huts – 1950s

The Pocketbook Man! South Hotel Street?

The Pocketbook Man! South Hotel Street?

Downtown Honolulu - 1950s Smartly dressed crowd! Must shop at Russell's.

Downtown Honolulu – 1950s
Smartly dressed crowd! Must shop at Russell’s.

Welome Home Hula Dance on Ford Island, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1950s That's the USS Shangri-La, which saw a lot of action in WWII. It was (or still is?) a tradition that the wives of airmen greet incoming ships with a traditional Hawaiian hula dance.

Welome Home Hula Dance on Ford Island, Honolulu – 1950s
That’s the USS Shangri-La, which saw a lot of action in WWII. It was (or still is?) a tradition that the wives of airmen greet incoming ships with a traditional Hawaiian hula dance.

Hula Dance on Ford Island, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1950s

Hula Dance on Ford Island, Honolulu – 1950s

US Aircraft Carrier, Ford Island, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1950s

US Aircraft Carrier, Ford Island, Honolulu – 1950s

Hula Dancers at Ford Island

Hula Dancers at Ford Island

Hula Dancers at Ford Island

Hula Dancers at Ford Island

Hula Dancers at Ford Island

Hula Dancers at Ford Island

Honolulu Airport Tarmac – 1956 Pan Am Stratocruiser, Clipper Glory of the Skies.

Honolulu Airport Tarmac – 1956
Pan Am Stratocruiser, Clipper Glory of the Skies.

Honolulu Airport Tower Interior – 1956 British RAF pilot during Honolulu stopover on way to New Zealand.

Honolulu Airport Tower Interior – 1956
British RAF pilot during Honolulu stopover on way to New Zealand.

Honolulu Airport – 1956 Get your magazines just inside on the right

Honolulu Airport – 1956
Get your magazines just inside on the right

Around Oahu, Honolulu – 1956 Pali Cruiser from Allen Trade Wind Tours. Air-conditioned bus tour for $5.22 plus tax.

Around Oahu, Honolulu – 1956
Pali Cruiser from Allen Trade Wind Tours. Air-conditioned bus tour for $5.22 plus tax.

Honolulu – 1956 Waikiki Beach from Kalakaua Ave. near Kuhio Beach? Hale Auau Surfboards

Honolulu – 1956
Waikiki Beach from Kalakaua Ave. near Kuhio Beach?
Hale Auau Surfboards

Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1956

Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii – 1956

Hula Girl, Hawaii – 1956

Hula Girl – 1956

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