Friday, August 21, 2009

Retro Friday: Hawai'i Statehood Edition

According to this 1959 newsreel, Hawai'i statehood "gives lie to communist charges of American colonialism." (?)

A California family travels to Hawai'i in this 1950s promo film for Aloha Airlines (sadly, just recently defunct).

President Eisenhower signs proclimation declaring Hawai'i a state.

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