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Aug 11, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

Arrival in Honolulu!

August 11, arriving Honolulu, beautiful
Got up at 5:30 after about 2 hours sleep. Francis and Cecil Connor (Coon-Dog) got on about 7:30 and gave us leis. Went to our cute little apartment and got settled. Did some errands and went swimming at the Pavilion Club. Wild about the looks of everything – beautiful and plentiful flowers, trees, —-. Potts, Esther, Coon Dog and I went to Trader Vic’s for dinner – Chinese – ugh. tradervicspostcard Sent cute post cards from there went to South Seas for floor show and dancing.

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Aug 13, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments


August 13
Francis took Esther and me on a long drive around the island. Saw the blow hole, the Mormon Temple (beautiful), had lunch at Cooper’s Ranch Inn. Met Coon Dog at Haleiwa officer’s club and went swimming and looked at fish. Speared an octopus. Date with Coon Dog for dinner and dancing at the Pavilion Club. Then went down to Alexander Young roof garden.

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Aug 15, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

More Fun

August 15
Esther and I went on a wild ride up a mountain and saw some awfully cute homes – the view is wonderful up there. Went over to the Royal Hawaiian to swim with Eugenia McMurray and Jan Cockrell. Met Potts and big brunch at Pavilion Club. Roane Lacey there. Cooking fine. Date with him. Played around Club 13 (Potts’s Place) and Trader Vic’s. Everyone went to sleep finally. Ann Moore and I had to wake Coon Dog up.

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Aug 16, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

Air Revue, Gourds and Clubs

Got up early to go out to Wheeler Field to see the air revue – short. Got me a gourd and bought food. Came in and had lunch at Kau Kau’s. Went over to Pavillion Club for swim. Had supper at Club 13 – date with Coon Dog. Howard Williams along, Jean Cockrell & Potts and another club. Back to Club for dancing, then went to “Society Sally’s” for drinks after 12:00. Back to Club 13 for a little smooze (?) on the floor. I’m a hog about Coon Dog.

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Aug 17, 1941 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Sunday Party

Twas a typical Sunday morning. We had breakfast about 12:00 – then all went to the Pavillion Club for a swim and such and fun (?). Cocktail party at our apartment for everybody we know. Good crowd – lotsa fun. Date with Coon Dog – 6 of us went to Felix’s for dinner and then to Trader Vic’s for a Zombie – whew!

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Aug 21, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

A Rare Early Night

The McMurreys and Jean came by for us at 9:30 and we went to the Eastman Kodak Hula Show, which was grand  boys climbed coconut trees and made poi and hats. Came home and wrote a jillion letters. Potts, Ham & Coon Dog came by about 5:30 and we went to look at the house they want. Hadd dinner at the Wagon Wheel with Potts and Esther and came home early.

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Aug 22, 1941 - Hawaii 1941    No Comments

More of the Same

Went to the hospital to see Virginia and get throat swabbed. Dashed to PO and to the boat and saw Don off. Had lunch and went shopping and went to the B.P. Got Esther and met bunch at the Pavillion Club. Went up to look at the house again. Date with Coon Dog. Went to the Moana (?) for drinks and to the Hawaiin Town for dancing. Got something to eat and home early – Coon Dog went to sleep on me again.

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