Interview with Eddie Lapa #3 5/16/96

Interview with Eddie Lapa recorded on May 16, 1996 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include the influence of Ah Quon McElrath; understanding union contracts; stock option plans; strikes being less violent in Hawaiʻi due to certain groups; businesses and management who helped the strikers; why the ILWU was important; and if the union was better then or now. Includes photographs of Mr. Lapa and his wife; on the plantation; attending a meeting; footage of Mr. Lapa pointing out where union buildings and other landmarks used to be.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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