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The Honolulu Advertiser
A daily photo diary
of Hawai'i's history
The Honolulu Advertiser celebrates 150 years of continuous publication this year. Each day here online, see a different historic photo of some of the people, places and events from the Islands' history.
JANUARY 1
A group of citizens of Honolulu listen intently on Jan. 1, 1903, as the first signals of the new trans-Pacific cable are received. It was the first "real-time" connection between Hawai'i and the Mainland. Up to then, news was received via letters and newspapers that arrived by ship.
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A daily photo diary of Hawai'i's history