labor day

Gordon Parks
Gordon Parks

Happy Labor Day! This session of Bridging the Gap is filled with songs acknowledging the power and struggles of the working class.

University of Hawaii

Opiod Outreach; UH Parking Woes; Beach Project Could Harm Environment; Safe and Clean Labor Day Tips; Contemporary Landscapes: Li Huayi

UH Center for Labor Education and Research

It’s Labor Day. For some this means a long three-day weekend. But across the United States, it’s a celebration of worker rights and the labor movement. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi takes a look at a pivotal moment in Hawai’i’s labor history and how it shapes our lives today.

A Look Back at Hawaii's Labor History

Sep 2, 2013
Hawaii State Archives
Hawaii State Archives

For most people, Labor Day means the last long weekend of summer. But for others, it’s a day to honor our nation’s workforce. HPR’s Molly Solomon sheds some light on what it means for Hawaii.