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The Aloha Friday Conversation: The Legacy of Labor Struggle in Hawaiʻi

Noe Tanigawa
  • Attorney and lawmaker Dwight Takamine talks about the early struggles and successes of the workers' rights movement in Hawaiʻi | Full Segment
  • We hear Fred Dente's journey to craft a livable life on the Garden Isle | Full Segment
  • Economist Wayne Liou and Economic Coordinator Scott Murakami from the State Department of Business and Economic Development discuss the new opportunities and setbacks of the modern worker | Full Article
  • Dr. Patsy Iwasaki tells us the story of "Hamakua Hero" Katsu Goto, a staunch workers' rights advocate whose gruesome murder was a turning point for the burgeoning labor rights movement in the late 19th century | Full Article
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Noe Tanigawa covers art, culture and ideas for Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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