D. G. Anderson

Politician

1930 –

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Who is D. G. Anderson?

Dominis Garrida Anderson, also popularly known as D.G. Anderson and Andy Anderson, is an American politician and businessman from Honolulu, Hawai'i.

A popular businessman in Honolulu, Anderson owns the John Dominis Restaurant in Kaka'ako and Michel's at The Colony Surf in Waikīkī.

Anderson was a member of the Hawai'i State House of Representatives from 1962 to 1966. He was a member of the Hawai'i State Senate from 1967 to 1983. In 1968 and 1972, Anderson ran unsuccessfully to become the Republican Mayor of Honolulu. Anderson served as managing director of Honolulu from January 2, 1985 to July 3, 1986. In 1982 and 1986, as Chairman of the Hawai'i Republican Party, he ran for Governor of Hawai'i and lost. In 1986 he lost by a narrow 52% to 48% margin. In 2002, Anderson joined the Hawai'i Democratic Party and ran for the party's nomination for governor. He lost to incumbent Lieutenant Governor Mazie K. Hirono.

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Born
Feb 10, 1930

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on July 23, 2013

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