Fun Star-Bulletin feature on paperboys, 1916.



Son of Mr. and Mrs. Saruhashi of Kalihi-uka. Shigetaro is 16 years old and a Hawaiian-born Japanese. He attends the Royal school and is in the 8th grade. “Chicken,” as he is familiarly known by his customers and fellow newsboys, is a good hustler, disposing of 125 Star-Bulletins each afternoon. He covers the corner of Hotel and Fort streets and along Hotel to River. He has been selling papers about five years and has built up quite a profitable business by his energetic work. He belongs to the Boy Scouts and is “right there” when duty calls.

(Star-Bulletin, 6/19/1916, p. 14)


Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume XXIII, Number 7456, Page 14. June 19, 1916.

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