spare ribs. Oxtail Soup. Onolicious chicken? Not exactly what comes to mind
when you think politics. Unless you reside in Hawai'i, where politicians have
been passing out free recipe pamphlets for years.
Local political analyst Dan
Boylan stresses the link between food and politics in Hawai'i.
Boylan notes that in recent
years he’s seen fewer cookbooks. But
occasionally one will pop up in his mailbox.
A candidate who still uses the recipe book approach is Lei Ahu Isa, who
served in the Hawai'i House of Representatives from 1996 – 2002.
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(Molly Solomon / HPR News)