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After switching to the Republican party, Frank Fasi defeats incumbant Eileen Anderson in the race for Honolulu mayor.

University of Hawaii's Rainbow (Aloha) Stadium opens.

Brian Okada of Maui sets three national records in the 114 pound division at the U.S. National Weightlifting Championships.

Hawai'i Land Reform Act passes.

One of Hawaii's top prep surfing contests, the first Surfpac meet is held.

Organized crime takes a hit when admitted gangland leader Henry Huihui and professional hit man Ronald Ching testify as star government witnesses and help unravel several murder cases. They admit involvement in the murders of state Senator Larry Kuriyama, union leader Josiah Lii and the 19-year-old son of City Prosecutor Charles Marsland. Other cases involve minor crime figures including Arthur Baker, Francis Young, David Rivera, Robert Fukumoto and Stanley Ota.

As part of a two-year experiment, cameras allowed in courtrooms for first time.

Theo H. Davies announces the sale of Hamakua Sugar Company to former Davies executive Francis S. Morgan.

Bancorp Hawai'i announces its tentative agreement to acquire Hawaiian Trust Company Ltd.

Eighty-five year old Puna Sugar Company ends harvesting.

Kauai's Nukoli'i development approved by Hawai'i Supreme Court.

Amfac closes operations at Puna Sugar on Hawai'i Island.

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Mauna Loa erupts.

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Kilauea erupts.

O'ahu suffers second major power blackout in 13 months; blame centers on a switch.

Indira Gandhi assassinated.

Union Carbide plant leaks deadly chemicals in Bhopal, India.

Large famines rampant throughout Africa.

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