Color Home Movie of a Trip to Hawaii in the 1940s


I am not sure what year this footage was taken, the uploader left that information out, but even without it (and sound) this short bit of film is interesting to watch. You see the family arrive via cruise ship in their heavy clothing from the mainland and then watch them quickly adjust to the fun in the surf and sand. The family in the movie, flies kites, swims, hulas and seems to be having a grand ol’ time. After watching this, I think I am ready to return there myself.


Garry Vander Voort

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