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Gas lighting introduced in Hawaii

Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands, 1857, zoomable map
Gas lamps were illuminated for the first time on the streets of Honolulu courtesy of the Honolulu Gas Company.  Growth was difficult at first and gas mains spread only slowly over the following decades from the city's business district.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 All about Hawaii: The recognized book of authentic information on Hawaii...(Honolulu: Thomas G. Thrum, 1906), 137.


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