Chris Nichols of LA Magazine's Tonka Jeep model from 1962.
Chris Nichols is an editor at Los Angeles magazine, but he's also a walking encyclopedia when it comes to Southern California's history. Every so often he comes by and he brings in one of his treasures.
Today he brings in a pink Tonka Jeep. It was made around 1962, and it's a model based on a short-lived Jeep called the Surrey. Henry Kaiser built the HIlton Hawaiian Village and he wanted a vehicle that people could drive around the complex so they don't have to walk.
When Elvis Presley made "Blue Hawaii" he drove one of these Jeep around the island.