"The Great Chinatown Fire on January 20,
1900 in downtown Honolulu"
March 18, 2003 2:00 PM
the Char Room in the Library 2nd floor
speaker: Mr. Wei Ke
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.