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by Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi

Author: Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Japanese Cultural Ctr of Hawaii; 1st edition (November 30, 2004)
Pages: 200 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.9
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Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi (born October 30, 1934) was the First Lady of Hawaii for 12 years.

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi (born October 30, 1934) was the First Lady of Hawaii for 12 years. Among her accomplishments were the reclamation of missing artifacts from the governor's mansion Washington Place, cataloguing the contents, and opening the house to docent-led tours. She promoted "A Million Trees of Aloha" reforestation of Hawaii that resulted in 1,138,000 trees being planted.

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Ariyoshi married Jean Miya Hayashi in 1955 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. They have a daughter, Lynn, born in 1957; and two sons, Ryozo, born in 1959, and Donn, 1961. Mehau was also named "Neighbor Islands Coordinator" for her husband's campaign for governor. In the book she states that Mehau, although having a reputation as being honest and tough, was nicknamed in the press as "the Godfather".

Ariyoshi, Jean Hayashi (2004). Washington Place : A First Lady's Story. Ariyoshi's administration was marked by fiscal conservatism as the post-statehood economic boom came to an end, he guided the state through its first economic recession. Honolulu: Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. His staff of 43 all had Japanese surnames. Barred by term limits from seeking another term in 1986, Ariyoshi was succeeded by Waihee. After leaving public office, he served in a variety of non-profit capacities. Ariyoshi married Jean Miya Hayashi in 1955 in Hawaiʻi, they have a daughter, born in 1957.

by Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780976149309.

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi was born in Wahiawa, O'ahu to Shigeki and . In 2004, she published her book, Washington Place: A First Lady's Story and donated all the proceeds to charity.

Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi was born in Wahiawa, O'ahu to Shigeki and Shizue Togawa Hayashi and was the sixth of seven children. Jean Ariyoshi also made history by becoming the first First Lady of Asian descent.

Ariyoshi married Jean Miya Hayashi, in 1955, in Honolulu, Hawaiokinai. In the book she states that Mehau, although having a reputation as being honest and tough, was nicknamed in the press as "the Godfather.

a first lady's story. by Jean Hayashi Ariyoshi. Published 2004 by Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii in Honolulu.

In a warm, personal memoir, Hawaii's former First Lady Jean Ariyoshi tells the story of her years at Washington Place, the state's gubernatorial mansion, and the home of Lili'uokalani, last monarch of Hawaii. In 1974, inspired by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's restoration of the White House, Jean Ariyoshi embarked on a restoration of Hawaii's royal residence. She opened the house to the public for tours and special events. This lavishly illustrated book tells the quintessential American success story. Jean Ariyoshi grew up in a small Hawaiian town. As a teenager, she wore slips she made from old rice bags and adored American movie stars. Her husband, George Ariyoshi, served in the U.S. Army, became an attorney, and embarked on a political career of 32 years of service to Hawaii culminating in three terms as Governor from 1974 to 1986. George and Jean Ariyoshi blended the Hawaiian legacy of gracious hospitality rooted in their homeland and a deep respect for their Asian heritage with American openness and opportunity for all. Jean Ariyoshi tells her story with charm and candor.