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Check Six: Hawai‘i Then and Now: Portraits of O‘ahu’s Past

November 17, 2019

From the Honolulu Magazine website

Time tinkers with our perspective. That’s partly why looking at vintage photos of familiar places fascinates us, hinting of what has been and what may lie ahead. We visited the Hawai‘i State Archives, the Hawai‘i State Library and the Bishop Museum Archives. We pored through our own images from the past, including a cache of old photos kindly donated by a former Honolulu resident. (More about her later.) We sought uncommon photos that gave us enough specific clues that we could return to shoot the same place in 2018.

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