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Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Gerald Horne

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Powerful labor movements played a critical role in shaping modern Hawaii, beginning in the 1930s, when International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) representatives were dispatched to the ... More


Surge?

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses events leading up to the 1948 elections. It details the revival of the once moribund Democratic Party, which culminated in the stunning defeat of the GOP in the pivotal 1954 ... More


Strife and Strikes

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses events following the arrival of the House Un-American Activities Committee in Honolulu in April 1950. The tumultuous hearings they held concerned explicitly “Communist ... More


Upheaval

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the victory of Democrats in the November 1954 election. This was the first election in Hawaii after the Smith Act convictions and its aftermath, when the anticommunist ... More


Radicals Advance—and Retreat

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses changes in labor radicalism in the aftermath of Smith Act trials. The expansion of civil liberties in the mainland, brought on by the civil rights movement, was incompatible ... More


Toward Statehood

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes events that occurred before and after Hawaii's statehood. These include the reversal of the Smith Act convictions, which was another setback for their anticommunist ... More


Introduction

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the background of Hawaii's labor movement, in particular the International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) and its ties to the Communist Party. It ... More


Sugar Strike

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the Sugar Strike which began on September 1, 1946. This first strike marked the beginning of what one study termed a “three year ‘showdown’ which has been compared to the ... More


Racism—and Reaction

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the issue of race and the labor movement in Hawaii as the twentieth century entered its second half. Drawn by the advertisements of Hawaii as an earthly paradise, the ... More


The Trials of Racism and Radicalism

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter considers how the issue of racism was raised during the Smith Act trial in Hawaii. It shows that although the question of racism seemed to have no impact on the verdict rendered, it ... More


Red Scare Rising

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details events following the Sugar Strike in 1946. In the aftermath of their victory in the Sugar Strike, the International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) and the Left seemed ... More


Radicalism on Trial

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes events following the arrest of leaders of the International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union and the Left. The defendants were tried in federal court, charged with violation ... More


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