Kimono Queen Eiko Yoriko starts her beauty business. She and a handful of others still practice the ancient Japanese art of elaborate dressing.
First modern bowling alley, the ten-lane Pla-Mor, opens at Hotel and Richards Street.
Longshoremen begin peaceful picketing at piers in Hawai`i.
Waikiki Business and Improvement Association holds first meeting.
Passage of a favorable sugar act grants Hawai`i a quota as a domestic sugar producer.
Filipino labor leader Antonio Fagel imprisoned and charged with conspiracy to kidnap a Filipino worker during a strike. Following his imprisonment, union organization falls apart, marking the end of exclusively Filipino unions in Hawai`i.
$113,975,000 worth of imports arrive in Hawai`i; exports total $132,240,000.
Workers strike at Puunene plantation on Maui. For the first time, arrested labor organizers have legal representation provided by a federal labor organization (CIO).
Hawaiian Islands Federation of Labor unites 29 unions headed by Maxie Weisbarth of the Sailors’ Union of the Pacific.
Amalgamated Union - street and electric railway employees - granted charter as part of national AFL transit workers union.