"The Great Chinatown Fire on January 20, 1900 in downtown Honolulu"


Tuesday March 18, 2003 2:00 PM

at the Char Room in the Library 2nd floor

Student speaker: Mr. Wei Ke


Mr. Wei Ke is an international student from China and working as a Char Room Staff Associate in the library.  Recently he made in-depth research on Chinatown Fire in 1900, which was one of the greatest disasters rapidly swept down upon Chinese and other immigrants who just began their new life in the US.  He will share his findings and interesting stories with us as part of the KCC International Festival at the Library’s special Chinese collection Char Room.  Please join us the opportunity to learn about our neighborhood’s great and sore disaster.