The 1920s were a time of new prosperity, where the young Territory of Hawaii built the full grown city of Honolulu.
While Johanna Wilcox became the 1st woman to register to vote in Hawaii, Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalani’anaole passed away.
KGU became Hawaii’s 1st radio station. The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, the Hawaii Theatre, the Aloha Tower, and the Honolulu Stadium all opened.
“May Day Is Lei Day in Hawaii” was created.
But the Great Depression would close the decade, and the Territory of Hawaii would never be the same.
Today, we’ll listen to rare out-of-print recordings from Territorial Airwaves archives.
This week's playlist:
1- Ama Ama – Sam Alama
2- Palolo – Kane’s Hawaiians
3- Kaleponi Kalama’s Quartette
4- Hanohano Hawaii – Waikiki Stonewall Boys
5- Hanohano Hanalei – Alfred Alohikea
6- Mai Ka’i No Kaua’i – Madame Riviere’s Hawaiians
7- Na Pua O Hawaii – George Ku Trio
8- Na Moku Eha – Hoot Gibson’s Hawaiian Foursome
9- Hula Blues – Johnny Noble’s Hawaiians
10- King Kamehameha – South Sea Islanders
Length: 55:06 Released on: 08-29-2014 Artist/Compiled by: 1920s Hawaiian recordings