Maui’s first mayor is remembered as a visionary trailblazer
By Gregg K. Kakesako firstname.lastname@example.org
June 29, 2016
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Elmer Cravalho, state House speaker and later mayor of Maui, listened to a phone call from Washington, D.C., on March 11, 1959, when Congress was voting to admit Hawaii into the Union. Looking on is Spark Matsunaga, then a territorial representative and later a U.S. senator.