Volume V, Number 12.
Lahaina Roads, Maui
Coming to the island of Maui next
week we will anchor in beautiful Lahaina
Roads. There the water is, nol' mally,
as clear as any place in the
world, and a person can follow the
line of the anchor cable many fathoms
down into the bright blue water. The
first city that or- e encounters on going
ashore is Lahaina.
It is the principal city of the island
and is where the sailor ashore spends
a fair percent of his time. In connection
with this city, mostly due to its
close proximity is the Lahainaluna
Technical High School. It is reached
by a road, gently ascending from the
town, to a place about three miles inland,
and brings to view one of the
most historical and most beautiful
spots on the island. The Lahainaluna
School, situated in a place affording
a good view of the blue Pacific, and
the islands of Lanai and Molakai, is
steeped in tradition and famed for the
good it has done the people of Maui.
Many of Maui'~ agricultural and industrial
leaders cherish Lahainaluna
as their alma mater.
Lahainaluna was founded in the year
1831, having for its first building a
grass hut. There were practically no
funds available with which to better
the conditions of the school, but the
first class, consisting of some 25 middle
aged men, who, realizing the necessity
for educational advantages,
built additional buildings and the pre_
sent road which leads to the town below.
One of the original stone buildings
stills stands on the campus and
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At Sea Attacking French- Frigate- Shoals
Supplys Super - Service
The prices of malted milks and milk
shakes have been reduced from 20 ets.
to 15 cts. and from 15 cts. to 10 cts.
respectively without reducin2' the size
SALES AT THE SHIP~ SERVICE fOUNTAIN
HAVE INC. REASED rOO% SiNCE THEY HIREf)
•. THE NEW SODA . JERKER 1 ,...
It has been decided to wrap laundry
bundles for everyone who desires them
wrapped. This procedure is an experiment
to see if most of the crew desires
individual packages. It is hoped
that more of the personnel will take
advantage of the new service in our
laundry - individual packages for each
man. Laundry prices are very reasonable
- in fact the average laundry bill
for an enlisted man should not average
more than $ 1.25 a month. It surely
is worth that amount to have your
clothes laundered for you, bearing in
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March 29, 1938
Pie Eating Contest
On The Quarter Deck
The contest was held under the supervision
of Ens. Quackenbush and was
attended by all who cared to come.
That means that there was a goodly
number of the ship's company present,
and the catapult<' and flight deck were
crowded to capacity. The divisions
that were not represented were the
fourth and the C& N, though Michau's
name was given for the latter group.
All entries were given a choice of
their pie, and all took cream pies except
the lad from the First Division,
turret striker Gregory. He did a good
job of trying but was at a disadvantage.
' Podner' Meadows of the B div.
was at a disadvantage in that he already
had consumed a total of six
cokes and two pies at the Ship's Service
Store and was therefore quite
filled already. Magee, entered on behalf
of the A div., spilled a part of
his pie on the table and some of the
merengue on the deck. He did well. Another
that tried the best he knew was
' Wolf' Vrooman of the R. Though he
spilled his pie he carried on bravely
to the end and finished in third place.
He cleaned it all up, too. Perry, who
stood up for the Marine Detachment
did well till he lost his whole pie, tin
and all, off the table and onto the
deck. Lucky that the deck had been
previously covered with tarpaulin.
While all this had been going on, our
friend Osborne, C. E., of the F division,
was diligently eating away, downing
the pie given to him, getting the filling
in his hair and eyes, but without
a pause he kept on till nothing was
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