From Our Files: Hawaii Firsts –

See on Scoop.itPRG HAWAII NEWS WITH RUSS ROBERTS From Our Files: Hawaii Firsts Paradise of the Pacific, predecessor to HONOLULU Magazine, reports that President Grover Cleveland has thrown his support behind the idea of a transpacific telegraph cable to…

Russell Roberts‘s insight:

An interesting look at Hawaii of the 1880s and 1890s from the pages of “Paradise of the Pacific”, a predecessor to the popular “Honolulu Magazine.”  Also of interest is the fact that King David Kalaukaua had a telephone system installed at Iolani Palace long before the White House in Washington, D.C. had its own phone system.  Aloha, Russ.

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