Old Hollywood Proves Hawaii Is The Most Classic Vacation

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Hawaii has been a favorite destination for celebrities since well before it was even a state. Below, old Hollywood stays classy in a black & white paradise.

Silent screen actress Claire Windsor listens to Sol Hoppil's Hawaiian trio play her favorite melodies on the Big Island, 1927.
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Child actress Shirley Temple dances the hula in Honolulu, 1935.
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Actor Charlie Chaplin, Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, & actress Paulette Goddard (wife of Chaplin) on board a ship with leis around their necks, 1938.
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Actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis are all smiles aboard the 'Lurline' cruise ship headed for Honolulu, 1950.
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Actor Richard Widmark, his wife Jean Hazlewood and their daughter Ann wear leis as they disembarck from a plane for a vacation in Honolulu, 1950.
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Actor Clark Gable and his wife Sylvia Ashley relaxing in Honolulu, 1950.
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Actress Mamie Van Doren in Hawaii circa 1954.
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Actress Mitzi Gaynor visits Hawaii to film the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "South Pacific," 1958
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Film star Ricky Nelson enjoys fishing on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, 1960.
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Singer and actor Elvis Presley and American actress Joan Blackman sit on the beach while in Hawaii to film the musical-comedy "Blue Hawaii," 1961.
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Married actors Fred MacMurray and June Haver pose together under a Chinese parasol, in front an United Airlines airplane at the airport in Maui, 1963.
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Director, actor and singer Frank Sinatra with his daughter Nancy during production of "None But The Brave," 1964.
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Elvis Presley with actress Marianna Hill, one of his co-stars from "Paradise Hawaiian Style," 1965.
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