The Conversation: Hawaii Politics, Future and Past

Oct 15, 2020

Looking ahead as Hawaii residents cast their ballots; Looking back at Hawaii's political history


General Election ballots arrived in the mail boxes of Hawaii voters this month.

Jerry Burris, former political reporter and editorial-page editor for The Honolulu Advertiser and a former staff writer for Hawaii Business magazine, talks about what’s at stake come November 3rd.


We’re staying with the political theme this morning, but moving back in time a bit, thanks to our partners at the Center for Oral History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. We’ll hear the voices of some of the key figures involved in one of the most dramatic changes in Hawaii’s political history--the election of 1954.