Biographical Research Center

Interview with Helen Chapin 7/14/2004 tape 2

Interview with Helen Chapin, journalist, educator and author of Shaping History: The Role of Newspapers in Hawaiʻi, recorded on July 14, 2004 for Biography Hawaiʻi: Koji Ariyoshi. Topics include: the neighbor island distribution problems experienced by the Honolulu Record; Ariyoshi's writing style and editing methods; the Record's coverage of international news; the relationship between the Record and organized labor; the reasons behind the Record's initial creation and its eventual folding; the demographics of the Record's readership; the dynamics of the Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Star-Bulletin during the lifetime of the Record and Ariyoshi's overall contribution to the history of newspapers in Hawaiʻi.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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