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Berkley, J. B., editor; Mackenzie, C. J., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Holt, Jack, associate editor; Bly, R. E., division editor. The Blue Bonnet, Vol. 2, No. 19, 1935-05-18 - Page 2 (insert). May 18, 1935. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 17, 2022. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/199/show/196.

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Berkley, J. B., editor; Mackenzie, C. J., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Holt, Jack, associate editor; Bly, R. E., division editor. (May 18, 1935). The Blue Bonnet, Vol. 2, No. 19, 1935-05-18 - Page 2 (insert). USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/199/show/196

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Berkley, J. B., editor; Mackenzie, C. J., assistant editor; O'Brien, R. W., associate editor; Holt, Jack, associate editor; Bly, R. E., division editor, The Blue Bonnet, Vol. 2, No. 19, 1935-05-18 - Page 2 (insert), May 18, 1935, USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed January 17, 2022, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22/item/199/show/196.

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Title The Blue Bonnet, Vol. 2, No. 19, 1935-05-18
Alternative Title The Blue Bonnet, Vol. II, No. XIX, 1935-05-18
Creator (Local)
  • Berkley, J. B., editor
  • Mackenzie, C. J., assistant editor
  • O'Brien, R. W., associate editor
  • Holt, Jack, associate editor
  • Bly, R. E., division editor
Contributor (Local)
  • LaTour, L. K., reporter
  • Selen, O. R., reporter
  • Razlaff, T. B., printer
  • Battle, J. H., printer
Publisher USS Houston (CA-30), U.S. Navy;
Place of Creation (Local)
  • At Sea
Date May 18, 1935
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Houston (Cruiser : CA-30)
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1981-001, Box 11, Folder 5
Original Collection Cruiser Houston Collection
Digital Collection USS Houston Blue Bonnet Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll22
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript Page Two ( Insert) TRANSPORTATION Local transportation within Hono­lulu is handled by the street cars and city bus lines. Tokens- 71hc each or two for 15c. Cash fare 10c. Taxies operate in town and run schedules at reasonable rates. Trains to Pearl Harbor load at Oahu Railway & Land Company's depot on South King Street. Fare 25c round trip. Busses to Pearl Harbor, depot near Army and avy Y. M. C. A., down­town. Fare 25c one way. Taxi to Pearl Harbor, small car, 50c per person one way, minimum of foul' to a car. Large car, 50c pel' per­son, minimum six to a car. Automobile tour of Oahu, four to six hours, viewing the following: Nuuanu Pali- Elevation 1207 feet, presents the worlds finest panorama of the island. Here the warriors of Oahu hurled themselves over the pre­cipice to escape the wrath of Kame­hameha the Great, the conqueror of Oahu in 1795. Auto fare, $ 5.00 per car. Kaneohe- at the foot of Pali on the shores of Kaneohe Bay. Wonderful view of coral gardens from glass bottom boats. Trip $ 1.00 Kaaawa- Near ruins of first sugar milJ on Oahu. Kahana- Picturesque Kahana Bay, David Kaapu's Hawaiian grass house. Hauula- Public bathhouse and beach. Bus fare $ 1.00. Sacred Falls- at the head of a val­ley, three miles back of Hauula. De­lightful trip of about 2' h hours over a fair trail if you like to hike. Laie-- Largest Mormon Temple west of Utah. Waimea- Marvelous white sand beach. Bathing is dangerous. Schofield Barracks- Army post. Fort Shafter- Headquarters of the Hawaiian Department, U. S. Army. Diamond Head- Drive along the coast line up the grade. Niu- Residential district along the sea. U. S. Naval Radio Station. Fish ponds can be seen stretching out to sea in great semi- circles. Koko Head- Hanauma Bay, De­lightful picnic spot. Many pools suit­able for bathing. Great care must be taken traversing rocky ledges as the coast is very cangerous. Blow Hole - An interesting salt­water geyser which sprays a column THE BLUE BO NET of water many feet into the air with each incoming wave. Makapuu Point-- First light on Is­land of Oahu seen by vessela ap­proaching from the Mainland. Manne Gardens- II'. t<: msely inter · · csting coral gardens can be see. l both at Kaneohe and Haleiwa. Glass bot­tom boats are available for the trip. --; 0;-- POINTS OF INTEREST except Tue., Thur., and Sat. 0900­1700. Closed Sunday. MANOA VALLEY- Beautiful re­sidential district. MISSION HOUSE - Near Kaw­aiahao Chuch. Oldest frame building in Hawaii, missionary relics. Daily 0900- 1200, 1300- 160''. Sat. 0900- 1200. MOANALUA GARDENS- Beyond Fort Shafter, 5 minute walk from end of Fort Shafter car line. Pretty land­scape gardening and tropical shurbs. PUNAHOU SCHOOL - Founded 1841. Beautiful grounds surrounded by hedge of night blooming cereus. PALAMA SETTLEMENT- Palama Road. Model welfare and social ser­vice plant. V4> itors welcome Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 1015- 1115, and 1400- 1500. PINEAPPLE CANNERIES- Near Oahu Railroad Depot. Largest fruit canning plants in the world. No visi­tor during the canning season, June to September, should fail to see one of these large factories. PUBLIC BATHS- Kapiolani Park, Waikiki. Open daily. PUNCHBOWL - Extinct cl'ater, affords a splendid view of the City of Honolulu. QUEEN EMMA MUSEUM- Once home of Queen Emma, now museum of relics of Hawaiian monarchy. Open daily except Sundays Wednesdays and holidays, 0930- 1200 and 1400­1700. ROYAL MAUSOLEUM- Nuuanu Avenue above Judd Street. Pass must be obtained from Superintendent, Department of Public Works, Terri­torial Office Bldg. Tombs of Hawaii's royalty. TEA AND CHOP SUEY HOUSES­Sukiyaki dinners served in true J ap­anese style. Oriental setting with lily ponds and rockeries. Mochizuhi Tea House. Ishii Gardens. Lau Yee Chai Chinese Chop Sui. Hotel Street Lau Yee Chai. THOMAS SQUARE- Named after Admiral Thomas, R. N., who in 1843, restored the independance of the Hawaiian Islands. Large banyan trees in center. UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII- Var­iety of courses in many fields. Stud­ents from all sections of the United States and Orient are in attendance. Attractively situated campus. WAIKIKI BEACH - Excellent beach for swimming, surfing and canoeing. No undertow. Bathing suits may be rented at bath houses in con­nection with beach hotels. --; 0;- ­HAWAII hameha I, the founder of the mon­archy, valued at $ 150,000 which was used as a mantle of state by the sov­ereigns. It was made of yellow fea­thers from the " mamo" bird, each bird furnishing only two small tufts of feathers for it, one from under each wing. It is four feet long and has a spread at the bottom of 11 1h feet. Nine generations were employed in making it. Honolulu is well laid out in Ameri­can fashion. Since the island is vol­canic the streets are macadamized with coral and lava, making good drainage for the 40 to 60 inches of annual rainfall. The city has nearly 200 acres of public parks, which, in­cluding the homes and street borders are luxuriantly covered with beauti­ful trees, plants and flowers. The a­quarium is in Kapiolani Park. Open daily from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m.; Sundays, 2 p. m. to 5 p. m. Admission 25 cents. The Aquarium contains a remarkable collection of brightly colored and queerly shaped fishes. --* 0;-- RECREATION AND LIBERTY week- days, other days $ 1.00 Munici­pal Golf Course, Palololo Valley 50c. Territorial Golf Course, aikiki, 50c week days, Sat. Sun. Holidays 75c. Theaters of many sorts. Princess and Hawaii, the largest and best and Liberty. Dancehalls- LaLoma, Roseland a!~ 1 Waikiki are the largest. --~-- Sailors have fought on land in every war in which the United States has taken part, including the War with Mexico and a number of Indian campaigns.