Pan American Airways
The best of times.
Hard at work at the navigator's station, Boeing 707, somewhere over the Pacific.
A Navigator's Definition of Latitude & Longitude:
Latitude is Where We are Lost, & Longitude is How Long We've been Lost There
This site is under continuous development by me, Claude Hudspeth. It has been paid for through 2024, so it will be here for at least that long even if I'mnot.
Gone but not forgotten.
From the Wall Street Journal, Feburary 26, 2013
A little layover hotel information you will find interesting..
At present there are 81 cities and over 161 hotels on this site. If you have any, please send them to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) so I can make all of this site as interesting as the Princess in Bangkok, Roberts Field, the Metropole in Karachi, and the CAAC in Beijing.
Here are a couple of locations which I have forgotten the name of the hotel we used. Rabat, Casablanca.
Crew Layover Hotels
Web Links Relating to Pan Am
Pan Am Building in Honolulu
Pressing Home on your keyboard will return you to the opening page. Clicking the return on your browser will return you to the the city menu. You may also scroll though the entire site.
Hotels by Cities
|New Delhi||Port of Spain||Panama City|
|Rio de Janeiro||Roberts Field||San Francisco<||San Juan||Santiago|
Royal Hawaiian Manor
Yes, the Manor is still there. It is used for offices by the Sheraton. The two top floors have been completely remodeled. The other floors are pretty much as we left them, with some walls removed here and there. Even the carpet looks the same.
We were staying at the Sheraton Waikiki in February 2009 with a room that looked down on the Manor (above) that gave me the idea to do a web site of all the crew layover hotels. If for no other reason, if you can't remember the name of a hotel you stayed at someplace, you should be able to find it here.
Zan Owen in Muumuu
Pool Side Ala Moana
Ala Moaua Yacht Club
Crew Photos by Tori Johnson-Kelso
(Photos Courtesy Zan Owen Ward)
(Zan is the author of The World-My Oyster-Thank You-Pan Am)
Photos courtesy of Sharon Chester (above)
Click here for current information on the Rainmaker
Hotel Indonesia InterContinental
(The part we stayed in is on the right)
Need a photo of the enterance to the hotel.
(Need Picture of Exterior)
Zan Owens Ward
Photos Courtesy of Zan Owen Ward
Photo courtresy of Mary Lou Bigelow
Pan Am dinning Room Kitchen Staff and Louis Berman, Manager
In spite of having its own dining room, the owners of the Princess Hotel on New Road, were most gracious in permitting Pan Am having its own dining facility , namely, a The Crew Dining Room.
The dining room was open l, to all BKK based PanAm personnel and their families, to all other PanAm personnel whether in transit, or on company business or on vacation etc..as well .
Crew members however had priority over all other categories of personnel. At the time I was there, 1956-1959, BKK was administered by the Pacific-Alaska Division (PAD) and it delineated the '' Border ' between the PAD and the Atlantic Divisions . It was at this point like two different companies. When a Round-the -World (RTW) transited BKK there was even a variation in certain parts of the crew uniforms, namely the cap covers (Always white covered for the PAD and same for the ATL in summer..and no cap cover in winter etc) Different procedures were also in order as far as galley equipment arrangements were concerned , different catering and maintenance procedures, i.e what may be a 'Go' item for the ATL, may be a 'No-Go' for PAD,..All in all a challenge and a great place to develop team
sprit with the crews, and thus it was. The dining room operated 365 - 7 X 7 - 24 hours / Day.
Crew members could be served food, snacks or refreshments any time they so wished but in particular when the they arrived from KHI at midnight, while the HKG bound ones readied themselves to pick up where the others had left off..etc.. A vast assortment of foods and among others, of much appreciated exotic fruit.was was available , the latter previously disinfected with permanganate potassium as instructed by the company Medical Director . Other hygienic practices were also strictly enforced . Same, not only concerned the food items supplied for the working crews, but for in-flight passenger provisioning as well, as the latter was also prepared in the same facility...Water sources by all means were not overlooked. In addition ALL food handling personnel , whether working the dining room or aircraft provisioning , were periodically subjected to a medical control by Dr Ettringer who had been appointed by the Pacific-Alaska (PAD) Medical Director. Hygienic measures also applied to dining room and kitchen equipment & utensils ,as well as to equipment used for in-flight catering.. To ensure in-flight safety, a so called ' Captain's Choice was also provisioned.
Reverting to the Princess Hotel, to the best of my recollection, it had no facade fronting New Road. To enter one proceeded through a covered carriage way so to speak, used primarily for , hotel guests etc.. It was lined with a couple of shops, one being owned by a charming young Indian lady - Jewelry and all sorts of interesting other items. Past the shops, one emerged into an open sky inner courtyard. To the left of it was the hotel swimming pool. To the right, the Princess Hotel adminstrative offices, the hotel's own dining room, and then close by, the back, the ' The Crew Dining Room '....ALL fronting the pool, a pool which had great success with our crews as one can well imagine.. Relaxation after long flights assured.
That night club you mention.I remember it well. It was not exactly next door, but almost if we are talking about the same place. The one I have in mind and is probably the same you mention was on New Road, on the same side of it as the Princess but to get to it one had to cross Sunwongse Road where the PanAm district sales and admin. offices were located in the Thoresen Bldg.
"The name of the bar that we used to go to after getting to the Princess Hotel in Bangkok was the Dew-Drop-Inn on Oriental Avenue. Just up from the Oriental Hotel." Barb Longnecker Cain
The night club Barbara mentions is not the one I recall. In my time, the one I have in mind ,was not far from the Princess, on the same side of New Road but across Suriwongse Road, around the corner of the e Thoresen Building where Pan Am's District Sales and Administrative offices were located.. But no matter which, Bangkok was never short of night clubs. Louis Berman
Jocelyne Kowaski in the center.
Click here for current Information on the Rainmaker
"From NY I flew a lot of Bermuda shuttles in the DC-6B, often with Trippe and his guests aboard when he owned the Princess Hotel and that's where we stayed on Bermuda layovers. That's when 1st class was in the back rather than the front of the plane and I'd always make one trip down the aisle and he would introduce me around to a bunch of names that I wish I could remember now... Sen. Brewster and CEO Charlie Wilson of GM come to mind. When we flew a "W" with an overnight in Boston we got 1st class treatment at the old Copley Square Hotel where there was always a convention or wedding party going on." Lee Nelson
Castle Harbor Hotel
"With a couple times a week schedule and the unreliable Connies we spent a lot of time at the "Oh My God" Hotel in Damascus on the NY to Calcutta run in the '40s. It's hard for me to believe but this interment photo looks like the Omayad Hotel where we stayed on the second floor. The entrance was on a corner like this and across the lobby as you entered was a small brass open cage elevator that slowly ground it's way from floor to floor and gave gawking locals a glimpse of the future.. The large windows were then open 24/7 to the sounds of busy street noise, camels, hawkers, and amplified calls to prayer." Lee Nelson
Photos Marianne Jonsson Nisco
Photos courtesy of Mary Lou (Moore) Bigelow
Le Cave and the Tavern Swiss apear to be no more.
Kensington Palace Hotel
Here's an anecdote about the Athenium Court from the '60s. Captians stayed in small suits which were on the back of the hotel. Early one morning there was a fire in the hotel; the captain I was flying with (name forgotten) crawled out of his first floor room onto the wide ledge (they were under the windows on all floors). When I walked around to the backside of the hotel to watch the fire brigade in action, captain ??? was sitting in his pajamas on the ledge which was perhaps 12 or 14 feet above street level. An alarmed fireman shouted at him through a bull horn "sir, don't jump!" The world's most experienced cupped his hands to his mouth and shouted back, "don't worry." Greg Buckner
Cavendish St James
Sheraton Park Tower
Skyline at Heathrow
Crew Photo by Tori Johnson-Kelso
Pan American Guest House 1930s
See Louis at Bangkok
(Could use some pictures taken here)
(Red Carpet restaurant is still there)
Guam Hilton-(Our last hotel in Guam, 1986).
Click here for more information on this famous hotel
Photos courtesy of Sharon Chester
Crew Photos by Tori Johnson-Kelso
Overlooking an 18-hole golf course, Oberoi is located approximately one mile from Delhi Zoo and 15 miles from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Oberoi has five exclusive restaurants: La Rochelle & Wine Bar for continental cuisine, The Palms for all day dining, Taipan for Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine, Baan Thai for Thai cuisine, and The Kandabar for Indian cuisine. There are also two bars, a beauty parlor, and a shopping arcade on site. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Click her for information on this hotel.
"We stopped for drinks at the Metropole the last time we were in Rome. Do you remember the name of the restaurant near there everyone called the 'three brothers'? That wasn't it - it was the Coq'd Ore or some other thing with 'gold' in the name." Greg Buckner
"Me" is Zan Owen Ward (1959)
Embaixador Hotel (Photo-Marianne Edwards)
(Now a Comfort Inn)
Sam Lord's Castle
"The company staff house was the ultimate. The kitchen was open 24 hours a day." Tom Kewin
(Frank Loyd Wrights masterpiece; The Imperial Hotel. Duck your head! The door to the bathroom is only 6 feet high. Tom Kewin)
(This hotel has been demolished and is being replaced)
(Any one have a picture of the crew dinning room/)
Crew Photos by Tori Johnson-Kelso__________________________________________________________________________
"We were picked up at the airport by a green Rolls Royce limousine." Tom Kewin
Crew Photos by Tori Johnson-Kelso
"PAA was drowning in Chinese currency since they couldn't exchange it for greenbacks. The crews just signed for meals in the very posh dining room. Shrimp cocktail, steak, potatoes, and a baked alaska for dessert." Tom Kewin
(Need name and photo of last hotel)
Shanghai Zoo -Fiona Rogers, Babs Blythe, Feliciano, Larry Fry, Unknown, Al Holman, Ken Bray (sitting) Larry Sutter, Unknown, Claude Hudspeth, Linda Rinike, Pam Lazar.
I just saw your website of PAA crew layover hotels. It brings back so many
good memories. Thank you!
I flew from 1968-1984 out of JFK and SFO. We must have been on the same
Shanghai trip because I am in the photo of the crew at the Shanghai zoo! I,
Fiona Rogers, am 1st on the left, and I know Ken Bray is the steward
kneeling in front. I don't remember the others' names. I remember that day
very well when the whole crew left the hotel early to swing by the Shanghai
Zoo on the way to the airport to see the panda bears! The whole crew was
busily staring at the Panda bears and I looked back and there was a crowd of
Chinese busily staring at us! The Chinese had not seen many Americans at
Thank you for bringing back wonderful memories with your photos of our
In the shanghai zoo photo I know a few of the people.
Babs Blythe is the redhead with her arm up, next to her the male F/a who is slumping is Larry Fry and the male in the front kneeling is Larry Sutter. Are all still flying with UAL.
GREAT Memories in with the hotel photos. THANK you for all your work.
"I remember staying at the old CAAC Hotel in Beijing in 1983, when we were
first going into China. It was run by CAAC, which naturally was a
branch of the government. It was like a military barracks, very
austere, with a hall monitor strategically located on each floor where
she (it always seemed to be a no-nonsense woman), could watch the
entire corridor to make sure no one slipped from room-to-room. The
wake-up call on the phone was always a gruff, "You! Wake up now!" It
was right at the airport, and located next to a militayr installation
so we could hear the trucks and troops being noisily mustered under our
windows at first light. There was a huge radar antenna on top of a
building no more that 50 yards from the hotel that rotated constantly.
I could swear that I sort of vibrated every time it went around. I
wonder how many people it sterilized." John Marshall
Old Ground Hotel-Ennis
"It became so infested with rats we refused to stay there for a while." Tom Kewin
Shannon Shamrock Inn
Intercontinal Hote was demolished and replaced by a Strand hotel.
Hilton (Now Esieghlal Grand Hotel)
Crew at opening of Royal Teheran Hilton, January 17, 1964
(Photo from Mary Lou Bigelow, far left)
InterContinental (Now Laleh International Hotel)
Turnberry (Ice Palace)
Fabled white walls rise up to a thousand red tiles. An enchanting hotel, sentinel above historic lands. Here, the views fall away and away towards mystical islands and jagged mountains. The waves crash. A lighthouse stands guard. And between you and the safety of the fairway lies 200 yards of open water and perilous rock. This is what links golf is all about.
La Siesta (Image from Agnes Asperslag)
Copley Square Hotel
"When we flew a "W" with an overnight in Boston we got 1st class treatment at the old Copley Square Hotel where there was always a convention or wedding party going on." Lee Nelson
Edgewater Beach Hotel (Since 1967 apartments)
Palmer House (Hilton)
Kings Inn (Now a Comfort Inn)
Benjamin Franklin Hotel-San Mateo
"In the '40s and '50s before the big airport hotels were built the company put me up several times at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel in San Mateo which was closer than the city, It was the largest building in a small town and you couldn't miss it down the block on 3rd Ave when traveling El Camino Real. It had a very nice outdoor swimming pool and was close to restaurants and there was a good tailor (Murphey & Heartless ?) right across the street who made uniforms." Lee Nelson
Jack Tar Hotel
Click here for information on this hotel.
Sir Francis Drake
Penn Garden Hotel (now Affinia Manhattan)
When I started with Pan Am in 1967, we stayed at the Penn Garden Hotel, on 7th Ave. near Madison Sq. Gdns. I could not find it since I’m sure that it has changed names, but there was a fire station on the side street and the alarms would keep us awake while we tried to sleep during the day after an all-nighter From EZE. True story: Pat Cavalaris, a Purser from MIA, was getting ready for pick-up, running the shower with hot water to steam out her uniform and set her hair ( the days before portable irons and steam curlers). When she tried to go back to the room, the door would not open, so she went to the bathroom window, opened it, and tried to attract attention … some New Yorkers thought she was trying to jump … alerted the firemen and the front desk, they even had the trampoline for her to jump into. A fireman went to the room next door, and opened the window to convince her NOT to jump, so she calmly explained that her door was stuck and only wanted someone to open the door for her to finish getting dressed for pick-up ! They had to use a fire axe … too many coats of paint ? I wonder if that is one of the many reasons that the Doral and so many other hotels secured the windows so that they could not be opened ….Keep up the good work, Donna.
Doral Inn (Now W New York Hotel)
Intercontinatal Hotel (Courtesy Renate Schoof)
Crew Photo by Tori Johnson-Kelso
(NEED A HOTEL PHOTO)
Pan Am charted this Caravel to fly this crew from Lisbon to Rabat.
Photo by Jocelyne Kowasky
La Meridien President
Hotel Dex Cocotiers
(Now the Meridien)
The above from Agnew Asperslag
Firestone Swimming Hole
Jocelyne Nowaski & Iggy Bocwinski, DSM
The Roberts Field Hotel in Monrovia, Liberia situated Robert Field Int'l Airport can be contacted by phone +231721014. Here it is unfortunately not yet possible to book online. This accommodation Roberts Field Hotel would be glad to welcome you soon. The correct data depends on the update of the information through the management and cannot be guaranteed.
Holiday Inn (Airport)
Crew Photo by Tori Johnson-Kelso
Zan Owen, Karen von Raden, Lennie Thorrel, forgot name, Chantal Besnard
At dinner in Paris. (Photo-Zan Owen Ward, 1959)
Hotel de Paris
(photos by Rejeanne Cote Touzot 1961-1965 and Marianne Edwards)
(photo by Rejeanne. Now an InterContinental Hotel)
(Now The Westin Paris)
Jeri Kight Bailey
Le Meridien Montparmasse
Jeri Kight-Mary Hutchinson-Dan Kovac
To all Berliner Friends that may of had a Fine Dinning Experence in Frankfurt Germany during Layovers during the Pan Am Hey Days, I just
had a layover last night in Frankfurt and went to see it it was still
open, and Glad to say Girt was still there Cooking up his
Schwienhaxen and everything else of his good German food he makes,
the place is the same and did not appear to change at all, lots of
Pan Am Memorabilia on his wall and the Cooking was Great as Usual, I
had a SchwienHaxen, it was Super, I ate alone but had all the
memories of all of us Pan Amers and Berliners on my mind while eating
there so I did not eat alone, and I share this photo of Girt in his
office at the famous "Gas Station", if and when any of you are in
Germany , be sure to visit the Frankfurt "Baseler Eck" and say hello
to Girt, he misses us all and told me that the Pan Am Days and the
People were the Greatest During Great times, I felt it a privilege to
have a layover there and see Girt in his usual action of serving the
Apple Fritters for desert and the post dinner Apple Schnapps, Girt
sends his Best Wishes and a Hello to all of us, Best Regards to
all from John iisager, PS, the actual Automobile Gas Station is
no longer there...........
__ ____ ______________
Sheraton Rajputana Place
Taj Mahal Palace
_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Ft. Ft. De France
Hotel Diamant Les Bains-Martinique
Hotel Pierre & The Swiss Chalet
Port of Spain
Piarco Guest House
"The Piarco Guest House in Trinidad was still standing this month (January,2010), it was used by the Government, but it will be demolished sometime this year. I got this info since I'm from there and an ex pilot, Richard Eckel, sent a verification." Donna Valdes
"The bar where we would meet after we changed was always fun we would play Bidu Bidai (sp?), a fun game like liar's dice. This was during Presidente Peron's time and many foreign correspondents would hang out with us - for info and safety. Very dangerous times in B.A. through out the 50's. When Peron was re-elected -he died in office, and his wife Isabalita became Pres - during the mid 70's (again it became a dangerous place) the West Coast had South American trips. Thats all I flew as I was fluent in Spanish and had many friends still living there.Flying LAD was never dull." Evelyn David
Old layover hotel was the Continental, on Diagonal Norte (fireplaces in the lobby and in every room!), before we moved to the El Presidente on Cerrito. Memories: The widest boulevard in the world, and only one traffic light between Ezeiza Airport and downtown; favourite restaurants (La Estancia, La Cabana, El Caballito Blanco - with a musical saw player!); shopping on Avenida Florida (leather, silver, paintings - and copper-clad milk cans!); Plaza Inglaterra, renamed Plaza Espana during the Falklands War; the Costaneira restaurants, along the banks of the River Plate; "meatless" weeks, when we enjoyed chivito (goat) instead of baby beef; the Argentine Air Force Museum at Aeroparque, including many British types and RAF films on display; La Boca (Italian section), with colourful buildings and tango establishments on the Caminito; no mini-skirts or public displays of affection allowed; the beautiful National Theatre; the super-structure of the scuttled German Graf Spee still visible at low tide; the windowless prison, nicknamed the Buenos Aires Hilton, near the cemetery; flying trips to the Bariloche ski resort while on long (5-day) layovers. A pedestrian overpass bridge at the edge of Ezeiza Airport had a spray-painted "welcome" message for American visitors: "Yanqui go home." One of our enterprising local PAA employees added a phrase - in equally large letters - that never failed to bring a smile to the faces of weary Clipper crews: "- Via Pan Am." !!! Dave "Mac" McLay
Victoria Plaza Hotel
Dear Mr. Hudspeth
I had the occasion of taking a look at the very interesting site you are developing on the hotels Pan Am crews stayed at. In looking at the space devoted to MVD I remarked there is no picture but a legend stating that the old Victoria Plaza Hotel building has been replaced by a modern construction. This is only partially true. There is indeed a modern building which was built behind the original one. The original hotel building is still there, connected to the new one by a steel and glass bridge over a street, so that the access to the new Hotel is done through the remodeled lobby of the old one. That building is still being used for office space. I'’ve already talked to the marketing people at the Radisson and they promised to look for vintage photos. If I do get one, I’ll send it to you.
For a bit of history, I’ll tell you that I was with Pan Am in Montevideo from 1968 to 1991. Having been hired as an Accounting cashier, I was finally promoted to Country Manager in 1983, so the sad task of closing down the operations there fell upon me. If everything pans out OK, I’ll be attending the November celebrations in SFO
José Luis Hernández
tel/fax +598 24801944
cel +598 (0) 99 6641
Tamanaco InterContinental (Photo-Marianne Edwards)
Crew Photo by Tori Johnson-Kelso
"Again, learned that day at the Macuto there was an unsolved murder of a Flt Eng.- plus a horrible T-storm that our staff were stuck at the airport and we could not layover there and continued or FIREBALLED to Port of Spain for many Rum and Cokes !!!" Evelyn David
Rio de Janeiro.
Old layover hotel was the Miramar Palace (v. Marama) on Avenida Atlantica (great tanga bikini-watching at Copacabana Beach, as we sipped gin & tonics on the front patio!), before we re-located to the IHC at Gavea. During one of many power failures at the Miramar Palace, we had to hoof it up to our rooms on the 12th floor, and then discovered a locked gate leading to the 14th floor roof bar; our LEC layover committee reported it as a safety hazard for evacuations but I don't recall if management ever corrected the condition. Carnaval and the samba schools were a magical experience, as were trips to Paqueta Island in Guanabara Bay (no motor vehicles, but lots of horse-drawn carriages), Brazilian stations dispensed local cash (cruzeiros) for layovers, which de-valued rapidly, sometimes during a four- or five-day layover! Dave "Mac" McLay
"The name of the Hotel in Campinas was the Savoy, it is no longer there, it is now a parking lot." Donna Valdez
"Hotel in Campinas was the Savoy. We ate at the Gaucho nearby." Carol Munn, MIA 1970-1991
VCP (Viracopos Airport serving nearby Campinas, and SAO - that did not have a jet runway in the 1960s) - Campinas layover hotel was the Savoy, on Rua Regente Feijo. LAD and NYOD crews consumed prodigious amounts of churrasco and Brahma Chopp beer during long layovers in that location, at the Churrascaria Gaucha, Casa Portugal (Frank's Bierhalle), the Armorial, and other garden spots . . . We had privileges at the local tennis club clay courts and enjoyed riding the "bondes" (streetcars). Local excursions included Cometa bus rides to Piracicaba ("place where the fishes run") and churrasco peixe (fish barbecue) at the Mirante Restaurant overlooking the waterfalls. Nearby Limeira and Lindoia were pretty colonial towns. The big city of Sao Paulo was a 2-hour Ava bus ride away, and visits included the Butantan Snake Institute. A former PAA pilot from MIA, who had been bitten by poisonous snakes many times, regularly donated his blood there for use in anti-venom shots. Dave "Mac" McLay
(Photos-Zan Owen Ward)
"The Hotel Metropole in Karachi where we had about two thirds of one floor blocked off for our exclusive use as crew accommodation. This included kitchens and dining rooms with staff to prepare and serve all meals as it was unsafe to eat out in restaurants or even in the dining room of the same hotel. Also included was a crew recreation room. The bedding and dining linens were done in our own laundry room washers & dryers by a staff of stewards who cleaned and made up the rooms. No hotel employees were or others were permitted access to these quarters to assure privacy and a quiet atmosphere that allowed sleep around the clock. The entire facility and staff were under the supervision of the Pan Am Station Operations Manager." Jim ........
Dhahran International Hotel
(Hotel has been extensively remodeled. When I find a image of what it looked like when we stayed there, I'll replace this one)
Baguio Country Club
"In the 707 days, we flew a lot of military charters to Clarke Field, north of Manila. We had a four hour taxi ride up the mountains for a two or three day layover at the Baguio Country Club." Tom Kewin
Crew Photo by Tori Johnson-Kelso
La Meridien Grand
Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
Town House Hotel
Click here for the latest on the Town House Hotel
Crew Photo by Tori Johnson-Kelso
Sheraton (Now a Scandic Hotel0
Europa (Now a Danhostel)
InterContinental Strand (Now a Hilton)
InterContinental (Now a Hyatt Regency)
Some links to Web sites relating to Pan America Airways. It seems Pan Am has not been forgotten.
Gone But Not Forgotten
The Long Way Home
History of Pan Am, Part ITime Marches On
You Can't Beat the ExperienceThe Worlds Most Experience
China Clipper II
Tenerife, Crash of the Century
Pan Am 103, Part I
Pan Am 103, Part II
Pan Am 103, Part III
Pan Am 103, Part IV
Pan Am 103, Part V
In One Man's Garage, Pan Am Still Makes the Going Great
PAN AM AIR.org
Pan Am Documentary
Pan American Introduces Jet Service
World's Best Pan Am 747 Video
All Flights Are Canceled
Everything Pan Am
University of Miami Libraries
The Long Way Home, You Tube
The Long Way Home
Orphaned By Job Loss: The Rise And Fall Of Pan Am And The Traumatic Impact On Its Employees, Part I
Orphaned By Job Loss: Pan Am Soaring Down Hill, Part II
50th Anaversity Flight.
Pan Am Air Disasters
Helen Davey @ Huffington Post
Airline-Decline-Not So Friendly Skies
ABC Person of the Week
Part 1 Come Fly with Me The Story of Pan Am - YouTub
Yes, as of March, 2009, there was still a Pan American/Pan Am building in Honolulu. It is near the Ala Moana hotel.