John A. Burns elected governor of Hawai'i. Read More.
Daniel Inouye elected to the U.S. Senate; he later serves on the Senate Watergate Committee and is chair of the committee investigating the Iran-Contra scandal.
Spark Matsunaga elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Luke Katekaru scores an 833 series at Waialae Bowl, the best in the history of Hawai'i bowling.
For the first time, Democrats establish control over both the governorship and state legislature.
The Arizona Memorial, straddling the sunken hull of the USS Arizona
, opens to the public, commemorating the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.