#Onthisday in 1959, Hawai’i became the 50th U.S. state. Pan American inaugurated Boeing 707 jet service to Honolulu three days after Hawai’i gained statehood. The first stop on the airline’s transpacific flying boat route, the Boeing 707 allowed for even more passengers to experience The Aloha State. Have you ever been to #Hawaii? Image: Pan American World Airways research binder, Honolulu, c. 1966. Gift of the Pan Am Association. 2000.058.0468 This image was posted on August 21, 2020.