Posted: January 31, 2018 Filed under: Articles, Day in History, Firsts, Teasers, Technology | Tags: Honolulu, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, taxi, Taxicab
This month in history — January 1914 — Hawaii’s first taxis debuted in Honolulu. Prominent citizens rode in the seven taxi cabs, and the cabs, all Ford models, paraded through the main streets.
“Call a taxi!,” the Honolulu Star-Bulletin exclaimed. “Whether it be a trip round the island, a jaunt to the Pali or a ride about town–call a taxi.”
Read more about it in “Taxicab Company Opens for Business Here”!
“Taxicab Company Opens for Business Here”
Honolulu star-bulletin, January 24, 1914, Page 5