HAWAII: Angry Aloha

After Jack W. Hall, owlish Hawaii regional director for Harry Bridges' International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, was convicted in 1953 of violating the Smith Act, 22,000 I.L.W.U. members on the piers and plantations suddenly began to relax quietly into the soft, balmy mood of the Islands. Though they had marched out on 116 postwar strikes or work stoppages before Hall was found guilty, they have seldom misbehaved since. The new look comes partly from a flat look in the union's pocketbook after paying for Hall's defense and Bridges' frequent court appearances to fight deportation to Australia. But it springs...

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