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John Waiheʻe
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4th Governor of Hawaii
In office
December 2, 1986 – December 2, 1994
Lieutenant Ben Cayetano
Preceded by George Ariyoshi
Succeeded by Ben Cayetano
7th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii
In office
December 2, 1982 – December 2, 1986
Governor George Ariyoshi
Preceded by Jean King
Succeeded by Ben Cayetano
Personal details
Born
John David Waihe'e III

May 19, 1946 (1946-05-19) (age 74)
Honokaa, Hawaii, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lynne Kobashigawa
Children 2
Education Andrews University (BA)
University of Hawaii, Manoa (JD)

John David Waiheʻe III (born May 19, 1946) is an American politician. He was the fourth governor of Hawaii from 1986 to 1994. He was the first American of Native Hawaiian descent to be elected to the office from any state of the United States.


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