Daniel K. Inouye

"Americanism is not a matter of skin or color."

The Senator of Hawaii

Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye(September 7, 1924 – December 17, 2012) a United States Senator from Hawaii, a member of the Democratic Party, and the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death in 2012, making him the highest-ranking Asian American politician in U.S. history. Inouye was the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriation

"We have lost a true American hero." -President Barack Obama