Interview with Helene Hale (5/25/1988)

Interview with Helene Hale conducted by Chris Conybeare and Daniel W. Tuttle, Jr. on May 25, 1988 in Hilo, Hawaiʻi as part of the Hawaiʻi Political History Documentation Project. One of the early female political leaders in Hawaiʻi, this former Big Island county council chair talks about the civil rights movement, school system in post-war Kona, and county politics and governance. Other topics include being the first woman on the Hawaii County Board of Supervisors; her experiences as a delegate to the 1978 Constitutional Convention; development and land ownership; and Hawaii County as a nuclear-free county. Interview spans 4 videotapes. Transcript is available

Languages: English


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