Interview with Hubert V. Everly (10/31/1989)

Interview with Hubert V. Everly conducted by Michi Kodama-Nishimoto and Daniel W. Tuttle, Jr. on 10/31/1989 in the Hawaii Education Association (HEA) office Honolulu, Oʻahu as part of the Hawaiʻi Political History Documentation Project. A retired dean of the College of Education discusses lobbying, teacher associations, and the public worker retirement system in the context of Hawaiʻi politics. Other topics include: the education of children of plantation workers; control by the Big Five over politics and educational policy; the political clout of the Hawaii Education Association in the 1940s and 1950s lobbying for salaries, teacher-pupil ratios, buildings and supplies, and retirement system benefits; positive impacts to public education after the Democratic party came into power in 1954; public educational television as a way to unify lower education and higher education; and the Employees Retirement System of Hawaii. Everly also shares his opinions on various politicians and their work in relation to public education including Oren Long, Jack Burns, Tom Gill, Patsy Mink, and Hiram Fong. Interview spans 5 videotapes. Transcript is available

Languages: English


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