These 14 Photos Of Hawaii In The 1950s Are Mesmerizing

The 1950s were a monumental and transformational decade in American history, especially for the Hawaiian Islands; after all, the Territory of Hawaii was no longer, and, in August 1959, Hawaii legally became an American state. These 14 awe-inspiring photographs from the decade before Hawaii became a state tell us a lot about what life was like throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

There’s just something so magical about vintage photos, don’t you agree? Which of these photographs is your favorite?