Surf Board Championship at Makha Beach in Hawaii. Scene of the beach. People walk on the beach with surf boards. Midget Farelly of Australia surfs. Two other contestants surf but fall in water. Joe Cabell of United States surfs and wins the championship.
A film titled 'West of Waikiki' based on United States Marine Corps, Hawaii. A Marine at home talks with wife and son and shares his experience about peacetime duty overseas. Aloha Tower in Honolulu. Beach area in Hawaii shows boats in water. Palm trees on beach. Women make garlands on roadside. Cruiser at harbor in Hawaii. Hotels on Hawaii beaches. A Pacific Fleet Marine officer leaves headquarters and gets into a car. Vehicle registration plate reads 'US Marine Corps 120414'. Entrance to Pearl Harbor. Naval ship enters Pearl Harbor. Marines with their families disembark from a ship. Homes built for U.S. Marine Corps. Exteriors of a Navy Housing School with kids playing.
Aftermath of Pearl Harbor attack. People in Oahu, Hawaii, prepare to deal with more air attacks by Japanese. Armed U.S. soldier in sandbagged position, in Hawaii. The territorial governor of Hawaii, Joseph Poindexter, signing a declaration of Martial Law. Four thousand members of Oahu's Civil Defense Committee, dressed in dark bottoms and white tops, wearing steel helmets with "W" on them, standing at attention in formation on grounds of a stadium. Windows in all downtown shops taped to prevent flying glass. Sand bags surrounding a power substation. Huge quantities of barbed wire in a storage yard and strung along the beaches, along highways, around schools, and public buildings of Oahu. A man pushing a lawn mower between sandbagged defense positions in a residential neighborhood. Construction machinery digging defensive trenches. Bomb shelters being constructed of precast concrete. Air raid sirens installed and school children leaving their building and sheltering in deep trenches during a test. Very small children taking shelter in zig-zag trenches and donning gas masks. Huge assemblies of children, and of grownups, all donning gas masks. Little children being dressed in capsule-like "bunny mask" protective gear.One of them crying inside the covering. Crowds of women and children lined up on a veranda waiting to receive these "bunny masks." Military personnel, civilians, and school children, all carrying personal gas masks with them at all times. Innumerable old rubber tires saved in an open yard. Japanese-Americans donating blood to the American Red Cross and lined up to buy war bonds. Soldiers arresting a Japanese resident known to be an enemy agent. Boarded up shops of Japanese-Americans, who had been interned. Japanese-Americans removing all Japanese language signs from their areas. Language school buildings with closed signs. An empty and boarded-up Shinto temple. One Japanese-American replacing his cafe sign with one reading: "Keep 'Em Flying Cafe." U.S. Army troops posted on roadways. The Aloha Tower in camouflage paint. A Lurline steamship leaving port, and being replaced by warships. Prewar view of people enjoying Waikakee beach, and current view of two boys playing in sand near barbed wire barriers. City streets deserted at twilight, as blackout procedures take effect at dusk. Views of darkened homes and palm trees silhouetted against sky at dusk. The "ghost" of a sailor killed in World War II, stands in front of Arlington cemetery, Washington, DC, and converses with the ghost of a soldier killed in World War I. They discuss idealistic notions about ending wars for good. Displays of flags is seen, including: Australia; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; China; Costa Rica; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; Dominican Republic; England; Ethopia; Greece; Guatemala; Haiti; Honduras; India; Yugoslavia; Luxembourg; Mexico; The Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Norway; Panama; The Philippines; Poland; Russia; El Salvador; South Africa; and the U.S.A. "V" created in the sky by a skywriting airplane.
United States Marine Corps in Hawaii. Entrance of Navy Yard at Pearl Harbor. Marine drives a jeep out of yard. Jeep moves along a dirt road. Ocean in the background. Marines stand on edge of a cliff. View of surrounding area. A Marine on a beach area as he carries a camera. Marine photographs a woman on beachside. Marine enters University of Hawaii in Honolulu. Overhead sign reads 'Hawaii Hall'. Sign reads '2nd Semester Debate Tryouts'. Marine looks into a store window. Marine puts on causal cloths and leaves the store. Marine walks with a girl to beach area. Group of people have picnic at the beach. A couple runs towards water at beach.
Baseball's defending champs, the Los Angeles Dodgers, get ready for 1964 baseball season at their spring training camp in Vero Beach Florida. Billboards outside the stadium. Players charge onto field. Shots of top Dodger pitchers Johnny Podres, Don Drysdale, Ron Perranoski and Sandy Koufax warming up their arms, with palm trees in background. Manager Walter Alston stands by the batting cage as a succession of Dodger hitters -- Jim Gilliam, Wally Moon, John Roseboro, Ron Fairly, Willie Davis and Tommy Davis -- hit baseballs and run to first base. Shot of U.S. flag and a smaller flag reading "Dodgers World Champions" flying from flagpole in strong wind.
Record presents travelogue of Hawaii State. Map Hawaii. Pictures show people and sites located in Hawaii. Shows water sports like windsurfing, people at beach, resorts, chef preparing food, forests and waterfall at islands. People travel in a bus and restaurant by beach. Map shows North America. Statue of Liberty, cowboy riding horse, vehicles in outskirts, American flags fly and fireworks in background.