March 4, 1988 |
Geir Jordahl's Widelux camera turns sights into 140-degree panoramas; his black-and-white infrared film gives the oblong scenes a touch of glamour. A pale black sky and feathery white palms surround a monstrous swimming pool in Waikiki Beach. A white tree trunk bisects a soft rise of luminous snow in the Oquirrh Mountains in Utah. A straggling row of tourists crosses wavy white sand under a streaky gray sky at the Ano Nuevo Reserve.
July 14, 1985
Copies of a 50-page catalogue of more than 400 real estate time-share intervals that go on the auction block July 27-28 are available from MDR Telecom, a Marina del Rey-based time-share and rentals listing service. The auction will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5985 Century Blvd, near Los Angeles International Airport and will be conducted by the Piatelli Co., real estate auctioneers. RE/MAX MDR, a brokerage firm specializing in time-share resales for individual owners, is a co-sponsor.
August 15, 1990 |
Dorothy Mackaill, the lithe beauty who emerged from the Ziegfeld Follies in the early 1920s into a lengthy film career, has died in Room 253 of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu, where she had lived since 1955. Miss Mackaill, whose last picture was a brief appearance in "Bulldog Drummond at Bay" in 1937, was 87 when she died Sunday of liver failure.
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March 1, 2008 |
Genoa Leilani Keawe, 89, a falsetto-voiced singer and icon of traditional Hawaiian music, died in her sleep Monday morning at her home in Honolulu. She had been in poor health for some time. Known widely as Aunty Genoa, she recorded more than 20 albums and was famous for her ability to hold high notes on her signature song, "Alika." She sang on the national radio broadcast "Hawaii Calls" and performed at several clubs and hotels on Oahu. For the last decade, she had been appearing weekly at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, singing and playing the ukulele.
February 10, 2002
Aston Hotels & Resorts is letting guests stay for four nights while paying for only three at 34 of its 35 hotels and resort condos in Hawaii. In addition, published room rates are discounted to varying degrees, and a luau and discount book are typically thrown in. The deal is good through June 30 and is subject to availability. Savings vary.
October 19, 1994 |
MCA's top two executives departed Tuesday for a much-ballyhooed meeting with senior officials from Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Neither side would would divulge the destination, but late in the day it was learned that MCA Chairman Lew R. Wasserman and President Sidney J. Sheinberg had registered at a San Francisco hotel.
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October 19, 2002 |
Swimmer and diver Aileen Riggin Soule, the oldest female U.S. Olympic gold medalist, has died at 96. Soule, who won her gold medal at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium, at the age of 14, died Thursday night at a Honolulu nursing home. In 1924, Soule competed in the Paris Olympics and won the silver in the springboard, as well as a bronze in the 100-meter backstroke. "Swimming was her life and joy," stepdaughter Patti Anderson said. "It kept her young."
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May 12, 2004 |
Gilbert Lani Kauhi, 66, the actor nicknamed "Zulu" who was an original cast member of the "Hawaii Five-O" television series, died May 3 at a hospital in Honolulu. The cause of death was complications from diabetes, his mother said. Kauhi was a popular Waikiki beach boy when he joined the CBS police drama for its first season. He was cast as Det. Kono Kalakaua, the burly Hawaiian sidekick of the show's star, Jack Lord.
October 4, 2010 |
Going to Hawaii for business or pleasure? Either way a stay at the Outrigger Luana Waikiki in Honolulu comes with free Wi-Fi and other computer services for rates that start at $99 per night plus tax. The deal : The hotel is promoting the special rate to business travelers, pointing to free access to a 24-hour business center with computers, printers and fax machines as well as free Wi-Fi in rooms, the lobby and the pool deck....