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The history of today

FEBRUARY 25


Now that the new O'ahu plantation has been started, Oahu Railroad is planning improvements from Honolulu to Pearl City, The Pacific Commercial Advertiser reported on Feb. 25, 1897.

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1895: Leaders of the royalist rebellion are sentenced. Robert W. Wilcox is sentenced to 35 years in prison.

1912: The Pacific Commercial Advertiser reports that the Japanese community plans to raise $100,000 to build a Hongwanji temple. The mission has been meeting in a Fort Street building.1920 John H. Wilson is elected by The Honolulu Board of Supervisors to fill the unexpired mayoral term of Joseph J. Fern, who died Feb. 20.

1941: A gang of 10 to 15 men beats a replacement Honolulu Rapid Transit Company driver as the bus strike that began Feb. 1 drags on.

1942: A ban on liquor sales that had been in effect since Dec. 7 is lifted and restricted sales are again allowed in Honolulu.

1946: The U.S. Supreme Court invalidates trials of civilians in military tribunals in Hawai'i while martial law was in effect during World War II.

1954: The mile-long Hawai'i statehood honor roll signed by 120,000 Hawai'i residents will be kept in the national archives, the U.S. Senate parliamentarian confirms.

1971: The City Council approves a contract between the city and MTL Inc. for MTL to operate the city's bus system, taking over from Honolulu Rapid Transit.

2002: The state's traffic van camera program is in operation again after a technical flaw is fixed.

JANUARY [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]
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FEBRUARY [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]
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MARCH [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]
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APRIL [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
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MAY [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]
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JUNE [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
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JULY [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]
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AUGUST [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]
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SEPTEMBER [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
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OCTOBER [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17]
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NOVEMBER [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
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DECEMBER [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]
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