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Gallery: 1930s Honolulu

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Commuters wait to board a streetcar at King Street.

Commuters wait to board a streetcar at King Street.

"It is a city of about 150,000 souls and a very conglomerate racial mixture. The overworked term, 'melting pot,' comes at once to one's mind... Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipinos, Portuguese, a smattering of other foreign stock, and -- yes -- Hawaiian."
-- Beautiful Hawaii, J. Walker McSpadden, 1939

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