Emperor Meiji’s Birthday

Today in history — November 4, 1910 — The Japanese in Hawaii celebrated Japanese Emperor Meiji’s birthday. Japanese people dressed in brand new, bright kimonos. Japanese flags were seen on thousands of Japanese houses. In the evening, Consul General Uyeno hosted a reception. Read more about it in “Japanese and Honolulu Friends Celebrate the Birthday of the Emperor.”

“Japanese and Honolulu Friends Celebrate the Birthday of the Emperor”
Hawaiian gazette, November 4, 1910, Image 1
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025121/1910-11-04/ed-1/seq-1/

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