William F. Quinn
John A. Burns
The 1962 Hawaii gubernatorial election was Hawaii's second gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 6, 1962, and resulted in a victory for the Democratic candidate, former Territorial Delegate John A. Burns over Republican William F. Quinn, the incumbent Governor of Hawaii. The election was a rematch between the candidates of the previous election, with the outcome reversed. Burns received more votes than Quinn in every county in the state.
William F. Quinn experienced a contested Republican primary against Lt. Gov. James Kealoha, winning 57.06%-42.94%. Burns faced only nominal opposition in the Democratic primary, receiving 90.19% of the vote.