Senator Daniel Inouye through Associated Press' lens Part I
President Dwight Eisenhower helps unfurl the new 50-star flag on August 21, 1959 in Washington after signing a proclamation making Hawaii the 50th state of the union. At right is Daniel K. Inouye, Democratic congressman-elect from Hawaii. Others are: Lt. Col. James S. Cook Jr. of the Office of the Quartermaster General, and Edward Johnston, center, Secretary of the Hawaii, who represented Gov. -elect William F. Quinn.