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Capstone of Nawiliwili breakwater set.

Yale swimming team competes at University of Hawai'i.

Historic Ainahau at Waikiki - Princess Ka'iulani's home - totally destroyed by fire.

English steam yacht Cutty Sark docks at Honolulu for a few days.

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Wallace Farrington appointed governor by President Harding.

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Reclamation of Waikiki swamplands begins.

Press Congress of the World brings journalists to Hawai'i.

Two groups of Puerto Rican laborers arrive in Hawai'i, a total of 676.

New wharf for Hana completed on Maui.

$73,976,000 worth of imports arrive in the Islands; exports total $73,020,000.

United Workers of Hawai`i organize under George Wright's leadership.

Straub Clinic starts medical service.

Kilauea National Park, including the famous fire pit, dedicated.

Five thousand seed oysters imported to test Hawaiian waters for propagation; 2,000 are planted in Pearl Harbor, 3,000 in Kaneohe Bay.

Two Navy seaplanes make 1,500-mile flight circuit of the Islands, visiting every harbor and bay in the group.

Violinist Jascha Heifetz gives two concerts in Honolulu.

Ancient Hawaiian warfare implements uncovered in caves and burial places in Haleakala Crater.

Insulin from the pancreas of pigs first used to treat diabetics.

Coco Chanel launches a range of women's perfumes.

Sacco and Vanzetti trial generates sensational media responses.

First polygraph (lie detector) test used.

Harlem Renaissance captures America's cultural imagination.

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