Category: hawaii

Surfing in the ‘70s, photographs by Jeff Divine.

Vintage “Remember Pearl Harbor” brooch, circa 1940s, commemorating the attack at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941.

Fisherman Filomeno Patacsil riding an 800lb tiger shark which he caught in his net, Hawaii, 1957.

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaiian paintings, late 1930s.

Visiting Hawaii’s tragic and remote leper colony

from Ask a Mortician


The Roots of the Aloha Shirt


Tiki Hangover: Unearthing the False Idols of America’s South Seas Fantasy


Hello Sailor! The Nautical Roots of Popular Tattoos

Comic souvenirs from California recalling the Pearl Harbor bombing, circa 1940s.

Vintage ukeleles, circa 1920s and ‘30s.