Pearl Harbor on the Fourth of July

Today in history — Independence Day 1901 — hundreds of people watched a boat race in Pearl Harbor, heard the crackling of firecrackers, and saw white kites with red, white, and blue tails flying above. Read more about this Fourth of July in “The Healanis Win the Great Boat Races …”

“The Healanis Win the Great Boat Races at Pearl Harbor on Independence Day”
The Pacific commercial advertiser., July 05, 1901, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85047084/1901-07-05/ed-1/seq-1/

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