Daniel K. Inouye Congressional

Governor John D. Waiheʻe III

Interview with Governor John D. Waiheʻe III recorded on September 9, 2015 at his office in Harbor Court in downtown Honolulu for the Daniel K. Inouye Oral History Project. Topics include Waiheʻe hearing Senator Inouye's keynote address in 1968 and being impressed, Senator Inouye's plans to elect a Hawaiian governor, Native Hawaiian issues, creating the Office of Hawaiian Affairs out of the 1978 Hawaiʻi State Constitutional Convention, Senator Inouye's decisions on military issues, Waiheʻe being elected as governor, how Senator Inouye always understood the importance of issues, Senator Inouye's success as a politician, and Governor Waiheʻe and Senator Inouye's relationship.

Languages: English


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