In 1949 the Hono-Kai Timing Association was formed in Honolulu. Initially, it contained about 20 members. A stretch of Navy roadway was set aside for drags. One club pioneer invebted a timing device for 1/4 mile clocking that they used. Within three months enrollment had jumped to over 100. The authorities refused to cooperate and assign a spot for racing, so the activity ended. In June of 1951 the club decided to sponsor a Hot Rod Show in Honolulu's Civic Auditorium in order to help gain public favor. The show was called Honolulu Hot Rod Show.
Hot Rods of Hawaii
Bill Klieman's 1927 Ford Model T Pickup
Tommy Decker's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Gordon Pao's 1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe
H. Tompalona's 1932 Ford Coupe
Leroy Calhau's 1932 Ford Roadster
Norman Ferreira's 1932 Ford Roadster
N. Czar's 1932 Ford Coupe
Wally Cavaco's 1932 Ford Roadster
Larry Andrews' Homebuilt Special
Custom Cars of Hawaii
Hot Rod and Custom Car Clubs of Hawaii
Hot Rod and Custom Car Shows of Hawaii
Citizens of Hawaii
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