Produced by: We Talk Story, Inc.
Raised in McCully-Moiliili, graduated from McKinley High School, he bravely fought with the Army's 442 regimental combat team. How did this local boy end up the most powerful Asian-American in US Government History?
Listen to insights from Senator Inouye's only child, his son, Daniel Ken Inouye, JR.
Born in 1964, the only child of Senator Inouye was raised in Washington and Honolulu. After the death of his father, Ken Inouye moved back home and he currently lives with his family in Mililani.
Ken Inouye was in the entertainment industry and has expertise in arts management, copyright and anti-piracy. He provided strategic counsel to the film, recording, and video game industries. His clients included major media and telecommunications companies in Washington DC.
The Inouye family met with all the US Presidents from Kennedy to Obama.
We produce Multi-Media stories about people from Hawaii who contributed mightily to improving American society. Senator Inouye Told By His Son launched in September 2021. Other projects under development include Congresswoman Patsy Mink for release in 2022. Hawaii Women Governed in 2022 and Barack Obama Made in Hawaii for 2024.
We Talk Story, Inc. is an educational non-profit, 501 (c ) (3).
Producer: Gloria Borland
While attending George Washington University, she worked for Senator Inouye in Washington DC from 1975-1978. Gloria met the Senator's wife Maggie and their son Ken when he was 11 years old. After decades in media in Washington DC she moved back home in 2014 to raise her daughter in Hawaii.
Associate Producer: Imiloa Borland
Podcast Editor: Imiloa Borland
Podcast Music: Kumu Hula Kaimana Chee
Hauula, Hawaii and Washington DC
Courtesy Daniel Ken Inouye Jr.
Governor John Waihe'e
Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library
United States Senate
Library of Congress
Library of Congress
In these difficult times as people try to rebuild their lives during and after a pandemic, we hope the wisdom from the life of Senator Inouye will be inspirational. We look forward to sharing these impactful stories in our new podcast series starting in September 2021 and continuing through December 2022.
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