Sammy Davis Jr. and members of his USO troupe of entertainers, step from a CH-47 helicopter on their arrival at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, following their Vietnam tour in 1972. Davis is wearing a sailor's uniform. He is accompanied by singer Sondra "Blinky" Williams. They shake hands and chat with soldiers meeting them on the airfield ramp. "Wild sound" including conversations and music is heard in the background, not synched with the moving images. Sammy Davis Jr. and Blinky Williams pose with some of the soldiers. Davis consults with others. Scene shifts to women members of the USO troupe stepping from the helicopter with help from an Army Military policeman. Images end at TC:01:49. Wild sound continues until TC:04:22, where it is replaced by verbal identification of the reel.
A trip to Honolulu, Hawaii from San Francisco, California. Animated map depicts the location of Hawaii. A cruiser leaves San Francisco for Honolulu. A Hawaiian shore. A Honolulu harbor showing buildings and a crowd on a dock. Palm trees in Honolulu. Japanese people walk along a sidewalk. A Japanese tea store. A Japanese vegetable peddler walks.
A fictional film dramatizes the relay of intelligence through Japanese consul in Honolulu, Hawaii prior to Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War 2. A German intelligence officer enters the office of a Japanese official in the Consulate-General of Japan in Honolulu. The German intelligence officer gives a Nazi salute and speaks to the Japanese officer. American soldiers and girls at a poolside restaurant. American girls speak to each other. The German intelligence officer speaks to the Japanese officer in the Japanese consul. Japanese girls speak to American girls. The German intelligence officer tells the Japanese officer that American military and intelligence officers are being sent to Hawaii from Washington DC. The Japanese officer says that he has information about an American officer of Hawaiian department who has cautioned American soldiers and officers not to do anything that might offend the Japanese people in Hawaii. Two men, one acting as Uncle Same and other one as an American citizen. They talk to each other about how the U.S. Army is aware of Japanese spy activities in Hawaii.
Steamer ship travels from San Francisco bound for Honolulu Hawaii. Crowded dock of San Francisco harbor. Crowd at rails of steam ship. Steamer Great Northern moving away from dock. Ship underway in waters of the Pacific Ocean. 'The Hawaiian Island territory of the U.S. consists of a chain of Islands in the North Pacific 700 miles in length'. View of a map. A man leans over rail of ship. Waterfront dock and harbor scene in Honolulu Hawaii. Ship moves into dock. Crowd on dock of Honolulu. Business district shows pedestrians and traffic on street. Automobiles on road. Japanese section of city. Japanese in native dress on streets.
The modern city of Honolulu in Hawaii, United States before the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. An aerial view of the city of Honolulu. Automobile traffic on a road. Exteriors of a municipal building, a library, the University of Hawaii and schools. Exteriors of the Honolulu Academy of Arts. A car parked outside houses. The houses of bishops. A view of hotels. Boats and ships from various countries in a harbor. Buildings of various business corporations. Cars parked outside the buildings. A dramatization: two men talk about sugarcane and pineapple cultivation. They talk about the Japanese as labors to cultivate sugarcane and pineapple.
A film dramatizes the relay of intelligence to Japan from Honolulu, Hawaii prior to Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. Japanese spy activities in Honolulu shows a Japanese man sending information to Japan by short wave radio signals. A Japanese fisherman relays information. Shows how information is relayed by sending a diplomatic pouch to Tokyo, Japan from the Japanese consul in Honolulu. An American citizen talks about Japan sending Japanese priests to the U.S. Japanese people listen to Japanese radio broadcast in a house. Two men, one enacts as Uncle Sam and other one as an American citizen. They talk to each other about Japanese people. Landscape of Hawaii showing Diamond Head.