Chronicling America - Hawaii

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https://flic.kr/p/QzfTxE | Queen Emma Public Auction | A friend to Hawaiian royalty, Alexander J. Cartwright Jr., the inventor of modern day baseball, served as an advisor for King Kalakaua and Queen Emma Rooke Kamehameha and an executee and trustee of royal wills for the latter and Princess Likelike.   After Emma's death in 1887, Cartwright had E. P. Adams & Co. auction her land in multiple Hawaiian islands.  After Likelike died, Cartwright filed her will in the Supreme Court. Her possessio

https://flic.kr/p/QzfTxE | Queen Emma Public Auction | A friend to Hawaiian royalty, Alexander J. Cartwright Jr., the inventor of modern day baseball, served as an advisor for King Kalakaua and Queen Emma Rooke Kamehameha and an executee and trustee of royal wills for the latter and Princess Likelike. After Emma's death in 1887, Cartwright had E. P. Adams & Co. auction her land in multiple Hawaiian islands. After Likelike died, Cartwright filed her will in the Supreme Court. Her possessio

https://flic.kr/p/y5bUZy | Japanese Noodles | Today, for Japanese goods, Hawaii has Shirokiya, Don Quijote, Nijiya Market, and Marukai. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Hawaii didn't have those stores, but it did have other Japanese stores.  Japanese and Okinawan people immigrated to Hawaii in droves from the late 1800s, creating a demand for goods from their homeland. Those goods included lacquer ware, bamboo ware, stone and copper lanterns, granite towers, and bronze ware, and dry goods…

https://flic.kr/p/y5bUZy | Japanese Noodles | Today, for Japanese goods, Hawaii has Shirokiya, Don Quijote, Nijiya Market, and Marukai. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Hawaii didn't have those stores, but it did have other Japanese stores. Japanese and Okinawan people immigrated to Hawaii in droves from the late 1800s, creating a demand for goods from their homeland. Those goods included lacquer ware, bamboo ware, stone and copper lanterns, granite towers, and bronze ware, and dry goods…

https://flic.kr/p/y5bUZ3 | Japanese Spaniel | Today, for Japanese goods, Hawaii has Shirokiya, Don Quijote, Nijiya Market, and Marukai. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Hawaii didn't have those stores, but it did have other Japanese stores.  Japanese and Okinawan people immigrated to Hawaii in droves from the late 1800s, creating a demand for goods from their homeland. Those goods included lacquer ware, bamboo ware, stone and copper lanterns, granite towers, and bronze ware, and dry goods…

https://flic.kr/p/y5bUZ3 | Japanese Spaniel | Today, for Japanese goods, Hawaii has Shirokiya, Don Quijote, Nijiya Market, and Marukai. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Hawaii didn't have those stores, but it did have other Japanese stores. Japanese and Okinawan people immigrated to Hawaii in droves from the late 1800s, creating a demand for goods from their homeland. Those goods included lacquer ware, bamboo ware, stone and copper lanterns, granite towers, and bronze ware, and dry goods…

https://flic.kr/p/pYQvmS | HECo Percolator | “Every home needs one -- electric percolator. Hawaiian Electric Co., Ltd.”  HECo Appliances - Percolator Honolulu star-bulletin., May 17, 1915, 2:30 Edition, Page FIVE, Image 5 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014682/1915-05-17/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

“Every home needs one -- electric percolator. Hawaiian Electric Co., May Edition, Page FIVE, Image 5

https://flic.kr/p/UrhtjM | Obituary: Ukulele Inventor Augusto Dias | The first group of Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii invented the ukulele after they arrived in August 1879 via the SS Ravenscrag. That ship included cabinet makers from Madeira Island, who brought the Medeiran machete. In their new country, ukulele inventors Manuel Nunes, José do Espírito Santo, and Augusto Dias developed the ukulele, and the Hawaiians adopted it (ukulele means "jumping flea" in Hawaiian).  - Alice...

https://flic.kr/p/UrhtjM | Obituary: Ukulele Inventor Augusto Dias | The first group of Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii invented the ukulele after they arrived in August 1879 via the SS Ravenscrag. That ship included cabinet makers from Madeira Island, who brought the Medeiran machete. In their new country, ukulele inventors Manuel Nunes, José do Espírito Santo, and Augusto Dias developed the ukulele, and the Hawaiians adopted it (ukulele means "jumping flea" in Hawaiian). - Alice...

https://flic.kr/p/SyZTQ9 | Ukulele Comic | “Polly -- It isn’t always size that counts.” Sounds of the ukulele [left column, second box]: “Hickey, hackey, lacky whoo’lah! Hickey, hackey, lacky whoo’lah! Strum! Strum! Plinkity plank!”  “Sufferin’ Sassaeran! Is this a bug house or a home?”  Comic Section of the Tulsa World Morning Tulsa daily world, Dec. 26, 1920, Image 25 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042345/1920-12-26/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/SyZTQ9 | Ukulele Comic | “Polly -- It isn’t always size that counts.” Sounds of the ukulele [left column, second box]: “Hickey, hackey, lacky whoo’lah! Hickey, hackey, lacky whoo’lah! Strum! Strum! Plinkity plank!” “Sufferin’ Sassaeran! Is this a bug house or a home?” Comic Section of the Tulsa World Morning Tulsa daily world, Dec. 26, 1920, Image 25 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042345/1920-12-26/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Urhtd4 | Edible Dog as a Gift | “One hookupu presented yesterday was according to ancient custom--a little edible dog.”  Edible Dog as a Gift Local and General Items Daily bulletin, February 22, 1883, Image 2 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82016412/1883-02-22/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Urhtd4 | Edible Dog as a Gift | “One hookupu presented yesterday was according to ancient custom--a little edible dog.” Edible Dog as a Gift Local and General Items Daily bulletin, February 22, 1883, Image 2 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82016412/1883-02-22/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/LYcDAL | Studebaker Carriages in Wailuku | Studebaker Carriages in Wailuku Maui news, August 13, 1910, Page 4 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014689/1910-08-13/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/LYcDAL | Studebaker Carriages in Wailuku | Studebaker Carriages in Wailuku Maui news, August 13, 1910, Page 4 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014689/1910-08-13/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Urhtd4 | Edible Dog as a Gift | “One hookupu presented yesterday was according to ancient custom--a little edible dog.”  Edible Dog as a Gift Local and General Items Daily bulletin, February 22, 1883, Image 2 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82016412/1883-02-22/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Urhtd4 | Edible Dog as a Gift | “One hookupu presented yesterday was according to ancient custom--a little edible dog.” Edible Dog as a Gift Local and General Items Daily bulletin, February 22, 1883, Image 2 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82016412/1883-02-22/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/oTSQLF | Hawaii Curios | “Curios -- Hawaii & South Seas Curio Co. -- Souvenirs, post cards; mats; fans; baskets; tapas; necklaces. We carefully pack and mail articles all over the world. Arrangements made for native dances.”  Hawaii Curios Pacific commercial advertiser, July 23, 1908, Page 7 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85047084/1908-07-23/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/oTSQLF | Hawaii Curios | “Curios -- Hawaii & South Seas Curio Co. -- Souvenirs, post cards; mats; fans; baskets; tapas; necklaces. We carefully pack and mail articles all over the world. Arrangements made for native dances.” Hawaii Curios Pacific commercial advertiser, July 23, 1908, Page 7 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85047084/1908-07-23/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/pYQvif | Toast Without Fire | “Toast without fire. Dainty cooking right on the dining table with an electric toaster stove. Hawaiian Electric Co., Ltd.”  Toast without fire The Hawaiian star., February 20, 1911, SECOND EDITION, 2nd Section, Page TEN, Image 10 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015415/1911-02-20/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/pYQvif | Toast Without Fire | “Toast without fire. Dainty cooking right on the dining table with an electric toaster stove. Hawaiian Electric Co., Ltd.” Toast without fire The Hawaiian star., February 20, 1911, SECOND EDITION, 2nd Section, Page TEN, Image 10 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015415/1911-02-20/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/QJxoRi | Hartnett Studios | Banjo uke, banjolele, banjelele, banjulele--these are the nicknames of the banjo ukulele. This hybrid instrument offered the simplicity, four strings, tuning, and playing style of an ukulele and a body and loud volume and tone of a banjo. They were made for the vaudeville performers, who needed the simplicity with loud volume in the days before electronic amplification.  Introduced by Alvin D. Keech in 1917, the banjo ukulele's popularity shot up…

https://flic.kr/p/QJxoRi | Hartnett Studios | Banjo uke, banjolele, banjelele, banjulele--these are the nicknames of the banjo ukulele. This hybrid instrument offered the simplicity, four strings, tuning, and playing style of an ukulele and a body and loud volume and tone of a banjo. They were made for the vaudeville performers, who needed the simplicity with loud volume in the days before electronic amplification. Introduced by Alvin D. Keech in 1917, the banjo ukulele's popularity shot up…

https://flic.kr/p/Tm2idv | Game Boards | “Game Boards -- 7 styles in stock -- $1.50 to $6.00. 65 fine games on this magnificent board, Crown Combination Game Board. E. O. Hall & Son, Ltd.”  Hawaiian star, December 14, 1903, Page 6 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015415/1903-12-14/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Tm2idv | Game Boards | “Game Boards -- 7 styles in stock -- $1.50 to $6.00. 65 fine games on this magnificent board, Crown Combination Game Board. E. O. Hall & Son, Ltd.” Hawaiian star, December 14, 1903, Page 6 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015415/1903-12-14/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Tm2idv | Game Boards | “Game Boards -- 7 styles in stock -- $1.50 to $6.00. 65 fine games on this magnificent board, Crown Combination Game Board. E. O. Hall & Son, Ltd.”  Hawaiian star, December 14, 1903, Page 6 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015415/1903-12-14/ed-...  Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Tm2idv | Game Boards | “Game Boards -- 7 styles in stock -- $1.50 to $6.00. 65 fine games on this magnificent board, Crown Combination Game Board. E. O. Hall & Son, Ltd.” Hawaiian star, December 14, 1903, Page 6 chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015415/1903-12-14/ed-... Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

https://flic.kr/p/Tm2ih8 | Fire Claims Court: Chinatown Fire | January 20, 1900: With four fire engines and all firefighters in Honolulu on standby, Board of Health workers ignited a fire at the corner of Beretania and Nuuanu. The wind spread it to the wooden roof of the adjacent Kaumakapili Church. Flames then spread to the wooden buildings in Chinatown all the way to the wharf. The Chinatown fire of 1900 would burn for 17 days, scorching 38 acres and 4,000 homes. Aftermath: Many residents…

https://flic.kr/p/Tm2ih8 | Fire Claims Court: Chinatown Fire | January 20, 1900: With four fire engines and all firefighters in Honolulu on standby, Board of Health workers ignited a fire at the corner of Beretania and Nuuanu. The wind spread it to the wooden roof of the adjacent Kaumakapili Church. Flames then spread to the wooden buildings in Chinatown all the way to the wharf. The Chinatown fire of 1900 would burn for 17 days, scorching 38 acres and 4,000 homes. Aftermath: Many residents…

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