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Jim Donovan addresses the United Nations Association.

A few years ago in Honolulu, I had the opportunity to speak at an international forum to a large audience that included
U.S. Congressman Neil Abercrombie (Hawaii District 1) and Congressional Representative Patsy Mink (Hawaii District 2).
When this photo was taken, I think I was telling the joke about the traveling salesman who ...


During her Gubernortorial candidacy, Linda Lingle joins Jim Donovan for a pose.

As one of the primary authors of the party platform, I got to know Hawaii's governor several years before her successful
bid for the state's top executive position. Linda and I have been on a first-name basis ever since.


Former Director of Homeland Security Tom Ridge (Governor of Pennsylvania at the
time of this photo) and Jim Donovan dine together at the Lincoln Day Dinner on Oahu.

I can't help but laugh at myself whenever I see this picture. Seated at the same table was Miss Hawaii (soon to be crowned Miss America).
I can hardly believe that I actually asked her NOT to join us in this photo opportunity!!!