History

This page, a work in progress, is dedicated to the many brave Democrats of the past who in 1954, articulated a vision and forged a revolution in Hawai`i politics. The vision and the spirit of that revolution lives on.

View a brief chronology; landmark moments In the History of the Democratic Party of Hawai`i HERE


IN THE THE BEGINNING


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THE PRINCE AND THE PARTY
Prince David Kawananakoa and the Founding of the Democratic Party of Hawai`i
By Marsha Rose Joyner
Edited By Scott Foster
Read or print the 7-page document HERE


FORTY YEARS AFTER
By Arnold T. Hiura

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We are all but transients here in Hawai`i. Men & women will come and go, but Hawai`i will always be here. It is thus essential that we record for future generations how we came to be what we are, why, and through what influences the course of our history was shaped. — Governor John A. Burns

A Snapshot View of the 1954 ‘Democratic Revolution’ Originally published in the HAWAI`I HERALD, Hawaii’s Japanese American Journal. Read or print the 27-page document HERE


HAWAII NEWS NOW

JFK remembered: A look back at the President’s 1963 Hawaii visit

By Jim Mendoza, Reporter

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See the video HERE


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Enjoy this rare 30-page pictorial HERE

 

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OCTOBER 12, 2016 By Anthony Pignataro

“Elmer Cravalho was a rare individual who made a mark on both Maui and Hawaii history. A man of considerable intelligence and energy, he wielded tremendous power on state and county stages for 25 years.” Read this fascinating article HERE

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