Famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart visited Hawaii in December 1934 and embarked on a record breaking solo flight from Honolulu to Oakland on January 11, 1935. She returned to Hawaii on March 18, 1937 on the first leg of her east to west trip around the world. The trip was aborted in Honolulu when her plane had a flat tire when taxiing for takeoff on the next leg to Howland Island.
- Honolulu Sheriff Duke Kahanamoku shows Amelia Earhart how pineapples are prepared for eating, January 2, 1935 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.
- Amelia Earhart delivers a lecture at the University of Hawaii, January 3, 1935. The lecture was broadcast by Honolulu radio station KGU.
- Mildred Mitchell presents a lei to Amelia Earhart while on an interisland tour of Hawaii, while her sister Bernice Mitchell waits with more leis, January 5, 1935.
- Amelia Earhart boards an interisland plane. She is pictured with Paul Mantz, California pilot; George Putnam, her husband; Mrs. Mantz; and Stanley Kennedy, president of Inter-Island Airways, January 5, 1935.
- Mechanics at Wheeler Field, Oahu, calibrate the compass on Amelia Earhart's airplane, January 8, 1935.
- Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Vega at Wheeler Field, Oahu, January 8, 1935.
- Amelia Earhart dons her flight suit at Wheeler Field before departing January 11, 1935 for her record breaking flight from Oahu to California.
- Amelia Earhart receives a bouquet in the cockpit of her plane after landing at Oakland Field, California, on January 12, 1935 after her flight from Hawaii.
- Amelia Earhart sits on the running board of a Standard Oil fueling truck, at Wheeler Field, 1935.