Saturday, November 25, 2006

MOA Galleria - Kahala Mall

Honolulu, Hawaii - December 12, 1971

hat better way to celebrate the Holiday season in 1971 Honolulu, than to head over to Kahala Mall for Stag Nite! Yes, this was really taking place at a mall (though it was protested by a local women's lib group). Hmm, sorry, but I have to admit, that ad would be mighty hard to resist. :)

This vintage ad is via Ian Lind's "Old Kine" Pictures page, where you can also check out several photos of the actual protest outside Kahala Mall that night, as well as read more about the event and what took place.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh yeeeeah!!!! Probably the best mall ad I've ever seen. :D

Sat Nov 25, 06:03:00 PM  
Blogger BIGMallrat said...

Wow, this could be the only mall in America that used scantly-clad women to attract men. I'd bet, though, they saved their dollars for the g-strings.

Sun Nov 26, 11:13:00 AM  
Anonymous Marty Weil said...

Such a cool old piece of ephemera...wonderful find.

Tue Nov 28, 07:28:00 PM  
Anonymous Mark said...

interestingly enough, the model doesn't look shes starving herself to death(which is a good thing).

the protesting I sort of get it but then again I sorta don't :s

we're many of the men single? some of them married perhaps wives worrying about being cheated on?

I'm guessing this event was something like a "mens night out" sorta thing,but whats it exploiting? beauty? from the look at the ad it doesn't seem women models were horrifically skinny.

free beer in a mall? thats a first!

Thu Apr 19, 11:28:00 PM  

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