A Chinese Marries a Japanese: A Rare Occurrence in Hawaii in 1907

Interracial marriages are accepted in Hawaii today, but it wasn’t always like that. In 1907, a Chinese man married a Japanese widow in Honolulu. The judge remembered only one other case in which a Chinese person married a Japanese. Read more about it in “Chinese Marries Japanese Widow.”

“Chinese Marries Japanese Widow”
The Pacific commercial advertiser, October 12, 1907, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85047084/1907-10-12/ed-1/seq-1/

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