The Hawaii Construction Alliance has endorsed Democrat Ikaika Anderson in the race to represent the state’s 1st Congressional District.

The alliance is comprised of the Hawaii Regional Council of Carpenters, the Hawaii Masons Union, Local 1 and Local 630; the Laborers’ International Union of North America, Local 368; and the Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 3 — some 15,000 working men and women statewide.

Pane Meatoga, Jr., Operating Engineers Local 3 district representative, said in a press release, “Ikaika Anderson is the right choice to represent Hawaiʻi in Congress. He brings youth and fresh ideas, experience and intelligence, and a willingness to bring people together to get the job done.


Photo: Union support. (Ikaika for Hawaii)

—Chad Blair