Oct. 1950: During Aloha Week, Island clothing manufacturers show off their newest designs. In the photo (left), Duke Kahanamoku (center) poses with friends sporting the beloved surfer's own line of aloha shirts–(from left to right) boxing manager Sad Sam Ichinose, Arthur Godfrey, world flyweight champion Dado Marino, Hawai'i Boxing Commissioner chairman Paul Withington and New York Athletic Commission chairman Edward Egan.
Oct. 1970: HONOLULU Magazine profiles Jack Lord, who starred as Honolulu cop Steve Mc-Garrett on Hawai'i Five-O. Just a few months earlier, Five-O had become the No.1-rated show in the United States and England. The magazine asked Lord about criticism from kama'aina, who felt the show unfairly depicted Honolulu as a violent city. "We have a positive thing here," Lord replied. "This is a police show. The message is that violence begets violence. Violence never solves anything. Anyone watching on any level, of any age, background or circumstances-anyone, subliminally, will get that message. We are a modern morality play."
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