Thursday, January 24, 2019

Fact of the Day: Hiram Fong

Hiram Fong was the first Asian American to be a U.S. Senator, and to date the only Republican U.S. Senator from Hawaii. 

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  1. Also the first Asian American to run for President. Good for him.

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  2. His name reflects his double-barrelled ancestry.

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  3. I know Mr. Fong's brother, Leonard, and I have stayed at LF's hotel many times. Some of my fondest memories of Hawaii are of Leonard Fong and the Royal Grove.

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