The arbitron ratings, current barometer of radio rankings, launched.
U.S. Senator Hiram Fong asks Navy to cease bombing Kaho'olawe.
UH students occupy ROTC building.
UH basketball "Fabulous Five" begin 23-5 season.
Hawai'i legalizes abortion, becoming the first state to do so.
First Waikiki Roughwater Swim competition organized by Jim Cotton. A total of 36 swimmers - 32 males and four females - compete.
Harry Huffaker swims Alenuihaha Channel (between Hawai'i and Maui), a distance of 30 miles.
W.H. Hill, a major player in Hawai'i politics and business for nearly 50 years, dies.