On old film, a collector in Georgia uncovered a glimpse into Hawaii’s past from 1976

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A collector in Georgia recently purchased an old camera from an online auction, and it turned out to be more valuable than she expected.



a sign posing for the camera: The photos were taken in Hawaii in 1976 at a political rally at McKinley High School for John Craven who was running for Congress for the first time.


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The photos were taken in Hawaii in 1976 at a political rally at McKinley High School for John Craven who was running for Congress for the first time.

“Honestly, I wasn’t even looking to buy the camera, I was actually looking to buy the film,” said Atlanta camera collector Jodi Benaroch. “This kind of film has been discontinued many, many years ago, but I do have one or two other cameras that use it.”

Benaroch says she bought the old film and Kodak Instamatic camera from an eBay seller in Hawaii for about $60.

She says she noticed the number “8” on the back of the device, which meant there were someones’ photos inside.

“It will

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