Korean National Association 7th Anniversary, 1915.

DAY OF CELEBRATION OF THE KOREAN PEOPLE.

This past Monday the Korean People observed their annualĀ  celebration for the seventh anniversary of the establishment of the Korean National Association [Ahahui Lahui Korea] in Hawaii nei; there was a march in the afternoon, and in the parade of that day there were several hundreds of children who also joined in. The parade began from their compound at eleven o’clock, went down Beretania Street, up Miller Street, down Punchbowl Street back to their compound at the corner of Punchbowl and Beretania, the former grounds of the theology school Pacific H. T. Institute.

There were about a thousand Koreans who joined in on this parade, made up of men, women, and children. There were several hundreds of Korean youths in their military uniforms carrying rifles on their shoulders and the band played along with the marching of the soldiers. Continue reading