Serving on the nonpartisan Honolulu City Council for seven years and as its chairman for five and a half years has been good preparation for serving as a Democrat in a Congress that might still be under Republican control, says Ernie Martin.

He visits the Pod Squad to talk about his recently announced 2018 candidacy for the open 1st Congressional District seat for urban Honolulu.

Honolulu City Councilman Ernie Martin, left, with Pod Squad host Chad Blair.

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