Subject: Hotel
Postcard Location: Hawaii
Postcard Era: 1960s
Location Acquired: Facebook
Date Acquired: 3/2017
Date Digitized: 6/2019
Rights: This item may be protected by copyright law. Please cite as the source of this file.


The Waikikian….Hawaii’s most beautiful hotel, has a private beach, fresh-water pool, 125 suites and rooms, 3 acres of Tiki Gardens, Polynesian Buildings. At The Tahitian Lanai, one may dine at water’s edge or enjoy cocktails at poolside.


Hi Jan,
I bought a long mumu, a short mumu, and a genuine Hawaiian bathing suit. I’m blistered some but not too bad. We just can’t go and see enough.
See you soon.
Love Mother

Further Postcard Resources

“Evolution of the Smithsonian Postcard,” Smithsonian Institution Archives.

“Dating Postcards,” Smithsonian Institution Archives.

“Guide to Dating Curt Teich Postcards,” (PDF) Curt Teich Archives, Lake County Forest Preserves.

“Wish You Were Here!: The Story of the Golden Age of Picture Postcards in the United States,” Fred Bassett, New York State Library.

“Postal History,” US Postal Service.

National Postal Museum.