Tag Archives: Hawaii

Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Hawaii

This image shows the Polynesian Cultural Center theme park and living museum located on the north shore of the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

Color Photograph by E. Wojciechowski

The description states:

POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER, LAIE, OAHU

This aerial photograph also shows a portion of the Church College of Hawaii’s campus and athletic fields.

–The facility was opened in 1973 and is operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). The Church College has been renamed Brigham Young University – Hawaii.

This card was used and is dated 11 September 1973.

Banyan Court Lanai, Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

This image shows the expansive lanai for diners and guests at the Moana Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii.

A Mike Roberts Color Production, Berkeley 2, Calif.

The description states:

MOANA HOTEL’S world famous Banyan Court Lanai

–The banyan court refers to the banyan tree planted in the center a few years after the hotel was built in 1901. The area is now called the Surfrider’s Courtyard. The banyan tree is a protected landmark as well as the hotel itself.

This card was used and is dated 10 September 1968.

Honolulu and Diamond Head, Hawaii

This image is an aerial view of the world famous Waikiki Beach in the center midground, Diamond Head Volcano in the background, and the Ala Moana Shopping Center in the left foreground, along with a portion of the city of Honolulu.

Curteich Color 3-D Natural Color Reproduction

The description states:

ALA MOANA SHOPPING CENTER

WAIKIKI AND DIAMOND HEAD

Left foreground — Ala Moana Shopping Center; Center — Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, Waikiki Beach and it world famous hotels continuing on to Diamond head.

Na hale ku-ai kikowaena o Ala Moana.

–The last statement in Hawaiian translates to: The printing house Ala Moana center.

The Ala Moana Center is still a landmark in the city.

This card was used and is dated 19 June 1973.