“Hawaii island rancher Freddy Rice may not have intended for his name to go down in history as shorthand for race-blind election laws, but that only demonstrates how much he was a son of the Aloha State. He was doing what he thought best for all Hawaii citizens, including Native Hawaiians. He only happened to change the world in the process.”

See Keli’i Akina’s tribute to Freddy that appeared in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Read more.