One other “Earl” was gifted a Key to The City of Honolulu.

HAPPY 2023 everyone...we made it! As previously reported last year (my August 2022 Biggers' Birthday post), in 1925 the Honolulu Tourism Bureau presented Author Earl Derr Biggers with an honorary Key to The City of Honolulu. This was in appreciation for the overwhelming good will and publicity his first Charlie Chan novel, The House Without … Continue reading One other “Earl” was gifted a Key to The City of Honolulu.

A Charlie Chan Treasure Hunt: The Celluloid Parrot, The Wax Figure and The Key to the City.

This month we celebrate Earl Derr Biggers' 138th birthday (August 26th, 1884) with a treasure hunt! Move over Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, The Librarian and National Treasure...here I come Luigi and The Lost Charlie Chan Stuff (exciting music plays!) OK, maybe that doesn't quite pass muster. However, I'm … Continue reading A Charlie Chan Treasure Hunt: The Celluloid Parrot, The Wax Figure and The Key to the City.