RACES: Lust in Paradise

Honolulu, paradisaic melting pot of East & West, was tense with trouble last week. Yellow men's lust for white women had broken bounds. Short sharp disorders brought the tramp of soldiery through the streets. A tremor of apprehension ran through Hawaii's motley population— coolies from China, great Russians from Siberia, little Japanese crowded off their homeland, Portuguese, Porto Ricans, Koreans, Filipinos, sugar and pineapple workers all.*

Last September the 20-year-old wife of a naval officer left a Honolulu dinner party to walk home. Five men, presumably Orientals, dragged her into their automobile,...

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