Island History: Tommy Kono’s weightlifting exhibition on Kaua‘i in 1956
On Saturday evening, Feb. 26, 1956, Tamio “Tommy” Kono of Honolulu established two world weightlifting records at Waimea High School’s Clem Gomes gym before some 350 onlookers during an exhibition sponsored by the Kekaha Strength & Health Club. Kono, a
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