Secretary of War, Dwight Davis, and his party, return to Honoulu, after visiting military sites in Hawaiian Islands..
Hawaii USA Date:1928, August 20 Duration:2 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Camera pans into crater of Kilauea volcano, where someone has scrawled an inscription in the lava (not readable). Scene shifts to Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis, and Hawaii Territorial Governor, Wallace R. Farrington, stepping out of the local volcano museum, onto a patio, where other persons are standing. Scene shifts to deck of the battleship, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) where Secretary Davis stands near the railing. Closeup of Major General Fox Conner, Commander of the U.S. Army Hawaii Department, standing with Rear Admiral Robert R. Marvel, aboard the Pennsylvania. Marines firing gun salute with artillery field pieces as the Pennsylvania arrives at Pier 5 in Pearl Harbor. Secretary Davis on the dock, with his party including: daughters, Alice and Cynthia; Civilian aide, John H. Holliday and Military Aide, 1st Lieutenant Lester J. Maitland. The daughters are assisted as they enter a car. Next, Secretary Davis and Aide Holliday, enter a car displaying the Secretary of War Flag on its hood.
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