More Then and THEN – Hawaii

Alahopiersuse A passenger liner pulls up to Pier 10 at the Aloha Tower in Honolulu on a long ago day, and the Constitution at Pier 11 at the Aloha Tower in 1982:  AlohaToweruse Army WACs at a camouflaged Aloha Tower during World War Two, and the Aloha Tower in 1996:  Wakakibeachthisone Waikiki Beach just before the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941, and in 1996 with my two favorite beachcombers: (Bill McWilliams)  punchbowlmeuse Honolulu from the Punchbowl in the 1920’s, and in 1982: I look like Pinocchio!  (  Battleshiprowuse Battleship Row at Pearl Harbor from a Japanese attack plane on December 7th 1941, and Battleship Row from the USS Arizona in 1982: The white monuments are where the ships were anchored on that day. That’s Ford Island on the right in my picture. This December will be the 75 anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack.  (AP Photo/Japanese Navy)  Arizonause The USS Arizona sinking during the Pearl Harbor attack, and approaching the Arizona from the launch that takes you out to her: Most of her crew are still down there, and oil from the ship still leaks into the harbor today.

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