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Matson Navigation Company
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Shirley TempleAmelia EarhartBing Crosby

Hollywood stars begin sailing to Hawaii in increasing numbers: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Jimmy Durante, Gracie Allen, George Burns, Bette Davis, Claudette Colbert, Myrna Loy, Joel McCrea and Shirley Temple. Although the country is facing a Depression, all four of Matson's white ships maintain steady passenger service to Hawaii.

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