Not Everyone Knows That The Great Chinatown Fire Of 1900 Was The Result Of The Bubonic Plague In Hawaii

From the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1893 to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor, the Hawaiian Islands have had quite the tumultuous history full of conflict, intrigue, and even a few events and occurrences sure to baffle you. The great Chinatown fire of 1900 and its origins is just one such historic tale, and whether you’re a history buff or not, you’ll want to keep reading. 

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Have you heard about the Great Chinatown Fire of 1900 before? Did you know that it was the direct result of the bubonic plague being introduced in the city?

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