Pine said her political career was based on fighting the status quo, and she believes Amemiya will ensure the voices of working class families are heard. Her support adds to a long list of endorsements for Amemiya, mostly from labor unions.
“Kymberly Pine is an independent, tenacious, forward-looking, next generation leader who has made a tremendous difference in our islands,” Amemiya said in a statement. “I am so humbled to have her support, and I look forward to learning more about her ideas and working with her to build a better future for Oahu.”
Former Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, who finished in third place in the mayoral primary, announced her support of Blangiardi last month. Blangiardi is backed by the police union and the ILWU Oahu Division PAC, a political action committee that represents workers in the tourism, longshore, and agriculture industries.
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