Eddie Agas, president of the United Filipino Council of Hawai'i and a first-generation Filipino who came to Hawai'i in 1971, said he was surprised by the large turnout at Blaisdell Park and hopes that even more members of the Filipino community will come out to see the governor.
"We always look for young leaders to preserve our culture and also mingle with the mainstream," said Agas
, who said he
believes Keon will "energize" the Filipino community in Hawai'i
"We usually have a hard time approaching politicians from the Philippines," Agas