Mayor Eileen Anderson on Jan. 5, 1983.
Anderson died on Nov. 3 at the age of 93. She was the first, and only woman ever elected to hold the mayoral seat in Honolulu. She held the office from 1981 to 1985.
Ukulele whiz Sheri-Lyn Cabbab teaches Mayor Eileen Anderson a few tunes on July 16, 1982.
Mayoral candidate Eileen Anderson arrives at City Hall with her husband, Clifford, and about 200 supporters on July 15, 1980. She filed nomination papers for the September primary and hosted a free lunch.
Mayor Eileen Anderson is applauded by guests at the Inaugural Ball on Jan. 2, 1980.
Mayor Eileen Anderson with Benny Rodrigues, UPW Oahu vice president, and Henry Epstein, UPW state director, on Oct. 1, 1980.
Mayor Eileen Anderson with George Ariyoshi on Nov. 4, 1980.
Mayor Eileen Anderson. on Dec. 29, 1978.
Mayor Eileen Anderson gets a $1 tip from Elfi Porter as the mayor tended the bar at Mickey Hummer's Downtown Saloon, also known as Boyd's, on June 4, 1981. Bar owner Hummer had guest bartenders during the final week of business.
Mayor Eileen Anderson and Gov. George Ariyoshi at the Council Chambers during the swearing-in ceremony for Prosecutor Chas Marsland on Jan. 2, 1981.
Mayor Eileen Anderson spoke at a swearing-in ceremony for 374 recently elected Oahu Neighborhood Board members on May 15, 1981.
Honolulu Mayor Eileen Anderson concentrates in the o'o ihe (spear throwing) competition at the city parks-sponsored makahiki in Ala Moana Park on Aug. 10, 1983.
Mayor Eileen Anderson greets Lt. Gov. John Waihee and his wife, Lynn, at her fundraising party at Aloha Tower on March 22, 1984.
Miss Hawaii Debbie Nakanelua, right, chats with First Lady Jean Ariyoshi, left, and Honolulu Mayor Eileen Anderson at the official opening of Anderson's re-election headquarters on Cooke Street on June 28, 1984.
Mayor Eileen Anderson discussed spending a quiet Christmas with her family for the first time in many years on Dec. 5, 1984.
Eileen Anderson answers questions from the audience while Frank Fasi, her mayoral race, listens on Oct. 2, 1984.
Mayor Eileen Anderson on Oct. 2, 1984.
Farrington Family. Posthumous Award-
The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii's Order of the Splintered Paddle was presented to the late Joseph R. Farrington for his efforts in behalf of statehood. Mayor Eileen Anderson made the presentation to John Farrington, the honoree's son, on June 28, 1984.
Mayor Eileen Anderson and mayoral contender Frank Fasi share the stage during a political forum in Manoa on Oct. 3, 1984.
U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye stands near Honolulu Mayor Eileen Anderson and Gov. George Ariyoshi on Sept. 4, 1984.
Mayor Eileen Anderson and City Council Chairman Rudy Pacarro greet guests at Pacarro's fundraising party at the Blaisdell Center on Sept. 3, 1981.
Alburquerque Dukes pitching star Sid Fernandez autographs a baseball for Mayor Eileen Anderson after the mayor presented him with a proclamation on July 13, 1982. It recognized his "outstanding achievements in baseball and the honor he brings to all Hawaii." Fernandez was a Kaiser High School graduate.
Mayor Eileen Anderson clasps the hand of Lucy Blaisdell, widow of former mayor Neal Blaisdell, as they lead the way to Kawaiahao Church. With them are, from left, former governor William Quinn, Jean Ariyoshi and Gov. George Ariyoshi.
Wahiawa Council member Toraki Matsumoto, Mayor Eileen Anderson, and Chief Douglas Gibb on Aug. 18, 1983.