People walk on Kalakaua Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii while it is closed to traffic for statehood celebrations. In the background are the Waikiki Pharmacy and the Waikiki Theater, which is showing the film "Some Came Running". Lights are visible in otherwise dark nighttime scenes.
Demonstration of how to grip a tennis racquet, on tennis court of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, in Waikiki, Hawaii. Tennis champion, Bobby Riggs,demonstrates the way to grip the tennis racket. A sailor watches and listens to his instructions. ( Note: Bobbie Riggs won the Wimbledon singles, doubles and mixed doubles championship in 1939.)
Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii. People enjoy at Waikiki Beach. Various views of men surfing at the beach on surfboards.
An aerial view of the city of Honolulu, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Views of countryside and of city factories, homes, and other features, .Numerous U.S. P-40 warhawk airplanes parked on a ramp, along with several training planes, at Wheeler Field. The final scenes include the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, on Waikiki Beach, and the Diamond Head volcanic ridge overlooking Waikiki.
Life in Honolulu, Hawaii prior to Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. American people enjoy swimming, surfboard surfing, and horse riding at Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. The statue of King Kamehameha in Kapaau, Hawaii. U.S. Capitol building in Washington DC. A dramatization shows a man enacting as Uncle Sam and other man as an American citizen. They talk to each other. The American man leaves and Uncle Sam sleeps. Views of Polynesians in Hawaii, Japanese Emperor Hirohito, Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini and German Chancellor Adolf Hitler.
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.