Henry Kaiser leases 6,000 acres from Bishop Estate in southeast O'ahu and plans his Hawai`i Kai subdivision.
Commercial jet service begins when Qantas Empire Airways begins a route connecting Sydney, Nadi, Honolulu and San Francisco.
Pan Am brings 707 service between the West Coast and Tokyo via Honolulu and Wake Island.
Ala Moana Shopping Center opens.
Construction begins at Ka'anapali, Hawaii's first master-planned resort destination.
$520,800,000 worth of imports arrive in Hawai'i; exports total $276,000,000.