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Plague and FireBattling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown$
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James C. Mohr

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195162318

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.001.0001

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The Frustrations of Mopping Up

The Frustrations of Mopping Up

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(p.171) 13 The Frustrations of Mopping Up
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Plague and Fire
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James C. Mohr (Contributor Webpage)

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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0014

The Board of Health expanded its fire policy to Kahului's Chinatown on the island of Maui, and continued to deal with a divided Hawaiian Medical Society and a hostile Citizens' Sanitary Commission in Honolulu. Though hounded by businessmen, labor bosses, ethnic communities, and commercial interests, the physicians refused to end the emergency until Honolulu passed thirty days without a bubonic plague death, which finally happened April 30, 1900.

Keywords:   Board of Health, Hawaiian Medical Society, Kahului, Maui, Citizens' Sanitary Commission, commercial interests

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