First complete crossing of the Pacific by air achieved when Charles Kingsford-Smith and a crew of three fly from Oakland, California to Australia by way of Hawai'i and Fiji.
Introduced songbirds in the Islands include African ring doves, Mexican mockingbirds, Peking nightingales, meadow larks, Peewee larks, Willy Wagtails, and Yamagara.
First hit song composed in Hawai'i for a Broadway musical comedy is Noel Coward's "A Room With a View," included in This Year of Grace
O'ahu-born artist Isami Doi returns to Hawai'i from New York for his first one-man show.
Visiting performers include Russian violinist Peter Meremblum, pianists Madalah Masson and Theodora Ryder and English opera singer Dawn Assheton.
Arthur Brooke of the Boston Symphony arrives in Honolulu to lead the Symphony Society.
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