Maui’s first mayor is remembered as a visionary trailblazer
By Gregg K. Kakesako email@example.com
June 29, 2016
Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story!
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.