George had yet to make the decision on whether to retire from his house seat. It had been held by the family for a very long time. George's oldest daughter expressed an interest in running for the seat as well as his nephew ( son of his younger sister and a former Naval officer}, George's chief of staff also expressed an interest. Charles B Kamehameha II already held a house seat but thought about moving into George's district and running for that seat. George decided to back his daughter after sounding out the party. So Kathleen Elizabeth Kamehameha won the party's endorsement and George announced his retirement from the house and support for his daughter. He also announce the appointment of his former Chief of Staff to a position with the General Services Administration. Kathleen won the election with 74% of the vote in the election. Richard Nufro managed to win the election to the Prime Minister's post by carrying the party to another win. The National Conservative Party won 256 seats out of 500 and the Liberal Democrat Party won 240 and 4 seats were won by the Social Democrats.. George went to the palace to turn in the seal and was informed by His Majesty that there would be an official ceremony in 7 days in which the King would award George the Highest Civilian metal for service to Hawaii.