By Benjamin J. Cayetano

A biography of Benjamin J. Cayetano, Hawai‘i’s governor from 1994 to 2002. From a hardscrabble youth within the difficult neighborhoods of Kalihi to his phrases at Washington position, Cayetano's tale deals a riveting examine Hawaii the previous day and this present day: ethnic balloting, Hawaiian sovereignty, Bishop property, the drama of 11th of September and the back-room maneuverings of politicians and company leaders. here's a infrequent glimpse behind the curtain, 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 notable man.

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

"Cayetano explains the intricacies and convolutions of Hawaii politics higher than somebody ever has. needs to analyzing for figuring out how executive within the Aloha nation rather works." --Political advisor Joseph Napolitan

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