National Geographic : 1929 Nov
Society inter Paradise... Hawaii CORALsands gleamtoday with gay Cosmopolites lured from the far reaches of the earth. The throbbing colors of Deauville, Cannes, famed watering places of the world, merge with the lavish tints of the South Seas. The sparkle of Continental smart ness is on great hotels that jewel the shore at Waikiki... Everywhere is the zest of an ticipation that marks the pre holiday season in the Paradise Isles. The Hawaii Tourist Bureau San Francisco, Calif. 1104 Monadnock Building MATSON LinefromSanFrancisco Portland and Seattle 535 FIFTH AVE. - - - - NEW YORK 140 SO. DEARBORN - - - - CHICAGO 215 MARKET ST. - - - SAN FRANCISCO 723 W. SEVENTH ST. - - LOS ANGELES 1805 ELM ST. - - - - DALLAS, TEXAS 1319 FOURTH AVE. - - - - - SEATTLE 82% FOURTH ST. - - PORTLAND, ORE. Los Angeles, Calif. 655E Chamber of Commerce Building LASSCO Line rom Los Angeles in Southern California 730 SO. BROADWAY - - - LOS ANGELES 521 FIFTH AVE. - - - - - NEWYORK 1 19 W. OCEAN AVE. - - - LONG BEACH 140 SO. DEARBORN - - - - - CHICAGO 685 MARKET ST. - - - SAN FRANCISCO 213 E. BROADWAY - SAN DIEGO, CALIF. 609 THOMAS BLDG. - - DA LLAS, TEXAS Any travel agent will gladly give you full particulars and arrange your bookings if Sophisticates enticed by the bizarre have opened the sea son each year a little earlier. They have come to know the Srapture of Christmas under a velvet sky ... windows ablaze in the palaces of departed Ha waiian Kings . . . clear-throated carols ascending to pendant stars that glow like orbs of fire through the fronds of swaying palms...Theycomeinthe mellow beauty of autumn to linger until languorous spring bursts into the crashing colors of Hawaiian summer ... For them winter is only a fiction ... They know tonight the miracle of a moon of molten silver pouring its translucent sheen over majes tic mountains and dancing waters . .. the haunting harmony of sobbing steel-guitars and plain tive voices that rise and fall on vagrant breezes that drift in from the sea. (ITheyhave learned that Hawaii is just a few days away.., a land of enchantment where shimmer ing rainbows drape verdant golf courses... where friendly beach boys weave native hats or conquer racing waves, erect on charging surf-board s... where sporty den izens of the deep lurk in constant challenge to the mettle of the ar dent fisherman, or idle days may be dreamed away in tropic bow ers still primitive and unspoiled. I You can go from any of the four great gateways of thePacific in four to six days, according to the liner selected. And you do not have to bother with passports or other formalities. Hawaii is an integral part of the United States--as much so as your own State.