Endorsements 2018

HGEA-ENDORSED CANDIDATES

HGEA endorsements: Candidates and issues

U.S. SENATE 

 

Mazie Hirono
U.S. Senate

   
 

U.S. CONGRESS 

 

Open
Congressional District 1

 

Tulsi Gabbard
Congressional District 2



GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR   

 

David Ige
Governor

 

Josh Green
Lieutenant Governor



STATE SENATE 

 

 

Kaiali´i Kahele
Senate District 1
Hawaii

 

Dru Kanuha
Senate District 3
Hawaii

No Action Taken*
Senate District 6
Maui
  Sharon Moriwaki
Senate District 12
Oahu
Open**
Senate District 17
Oahu
  Michelle Kidani
Senate District 18
Oahu
  Open**
Senate District 19
Oahu
  Maile Shimabukuro
Senate District 21
Oahu

STATE HOUSE 

 

 

Christopher Todd
House District 2
Hawaii

  Richard Onishi
House District 3
Hawai

  David Tarnas
House District 7
Hawaii
  No Action Taken*
House District 10
Maui 
  Lynn DeCoite
House District 13
Maui 
  Open**
House District 17
Oahu 
  Mark Hashem
House District 18
Oahu
  Open**
House District 20
Oahu
  Tom Brower
House District 22
Oahu
  Takashi Ohno
House District 27
Oahu
  No Action Taken
House District 30
Oahu
  Marilyn Lee
House District 36
Oahu
  Ryan Yamane
House District 37
Oahu
  No Action Taken*
House District 40
Oahu
  No Action Taken*
House District 41
Oahu
  Amy Perruso
House District 46
Oahu
  Sean Quinlan
House District 47
Oahu
  Open*
House District 50
Oahu
  Chris Lee
House District 51
Oahu
   

HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL  

 

 

Open**
Council District IV
Oahu

  
Brandon Elefante
Council District VIII
Oahu

HAWAII COUNTY  

 

Rebecca Shute Villegas
Council District 7
Hawaii

    
 

KAUAI COUNTY 

 

Derek Kawakami
Mayor
Kauai County

 

 

Arthur Brun
Kauai County Council
Kauai

  Mason Chock
Kauai County Council
Kauai
  Luke Evslin
Kauai County Council
Kauai
  Arryl Kaneshiro
Kauai County Council
Kauai
  KipuKai Kualii
Kauai County Council
Kauai
  Milo Spindt
Kauai County Council
Kauai

MAUI COUNTY  

 

 

Mike Victorino
Mayor
Maui County

   
 

Claire Carroll
Maui County Council
East Maui

 
Alice Lee
Maui County Council
Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu

Alan Arakawa
Maui County Council
Kahului

  Stacy Crivello
Maui County Council
Molokai
  Yuki Lei Sugimura
Maui County Council
Upcountry
  Riki Hokama
Maui County Council
Lanai
  Tamara Paltin
Maui County Council
West Maui
  Open
Maui County Council
South Maui
Mike Molina
Maui County Council
Makawao-Haiku-Paia
   

OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS 

 

Esther Kiaaina
Oahu Resident Trustee

   

 

 

 

*“No action taken” means candidates did not contact HGEA for endorsement consideration in a timely manner or at all.
**An “open” endorsement means the union does not endorse a candidate.

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