Street Riots Over a Stolen Bicycle

Has race relations always been harmonious in Hawaii?

In the Portuguese quarter of Honolulu, a drunken ex-policeman snatched a bicycle from a boy, and women came to his aid after hearing his cries. Then a mob formed and started attacking the ex-policeman. When the policemen came, the mob started attacking them, too.

Read more about it in “Street Riots in Honolulu.”

The San Francisco call., April 20, 1896, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85066387/1896-04-20/ed-1/seq-1/

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