Posted: December 27, 2017 Filed under: Articles, Day in History, Kamehameha III, Kingdom of Hawaii, Teasers | Tags: Kamehameha III
This week in history–December 27, 1850–King Kamehameha III established the Honolulu Fire Department. Famous firefighters would include modern baseball inventor Alexander Cartwright and King David Kalakaua.
Read more about it in “The Genesis of a Fire Department.”
The Genesis of a Fire Department
Pacific commercial advertiser, November 28, 1909, Image 9