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Island Son: The Life and Times of Hawaii's Republican Reformer

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A fresh look at Hawai'i politics, past and present, is the theme of Fred Rohlfing's autobiography, "Island Son: The Life and Times of Hawai'i's Republican Reformer." In his 280-page memoir, the former state senator and long-time public servant provides an alternative view of life in Hawai'i's traditionally Democratic-controlled political arena. In Island Son, Rohlfing reco ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published September 25th 2010 by Watermark Publishing
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Oct 21, 2010 Alex rated it liked it
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Overall, this book both serves as a unique looking glass from which to view Hawaii’s past political experiences and as a guide for young and potential Republicans—there’s an inkling of hope in Rohlfing’s words that Hawaii’s Republican Party, by following his example of moderate/progressive ideals, inventive problem-solving, and cooperative policy-making, can break out of its shell and become a contributing force once again in Hawaii government.

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