These 16 Photos Of Hawaii In The 1970s Are Mesmerizing

The 1970s were a time of monumental change throughout the country, and Hawaii was no exception. Just more than a decade since Hawaii became a state, the tourism industry was booming. With more than 1.7 million visitors a year, infrastructure had to be adjusted for this influx in travelers. From major highways and cities that have since experienced exponential growth to natural wonders where it seems as though hardly a day has passed, these 16 photographs of Hawaii in the 1970s are sure to entrance you.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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