By Benjamin J. Cayetano

A biography of Benjamin J. Cayetano, Hawai‘i’s governor from 1994 to 2002. From a hardscrabble youth within the tricky neighborhoods of Kalihi to his phrases at Washington position, Cayetano's tale bargains a riveting examine Hawaii the day prior to this and this day: ethnic balloting, Hawaiian sovereignty, Bishop property, the drama of Sep 11 and the back-room maneuverings of politicians and company leaders. here's a infrequent glimpse backstage, an unflinching memoir without punches pulled, instructed with heat and candor in his personal phrases. a desirable examine Hawaii politics and the lifetime of a awesome man.

" of crucial books ever written on Hawaii politics" --David Shapiro, The Honolulu Advertiser

"Cayetano explains the intricacies and convolutions of Hawaii politics higher than an individual ever has. needs to examining for figuring out how govt within the Aloha kingdom particularly works." --Political advisor Joseph Napolitan

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