Hawai‘i Government Employees Association

“HGEA’s Political Action Committee sees Keith as a leader who has a proven history of caring for the people of Hawaiʻi. He’s smart, he brings people together and he gets the job done. In times of crisis and in economic prosperity, we believe he will base his decisions on what is best for the people of Hawaii, not just numbers.”

Randy Perreira, HGEA Executive Director

Plumbers and Fitters UA Local 675

“Honolulu needs someone who we can get things done, someone who cares about all of Honolulu’s people, and someone who we can trust. This is why the Plumbers and Fitters UA Local 675 strongly supports Keith Amemiya to be Honolulu’s next Mayor.”

Valentino Ceria, Business Manager, Plumbers & Fitters UA Local 675

United Public Workers AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO

“At a time when Hawaiʻi has been faced with COVID-19 and UPW members are essential workers and first responders at the forefront of this pandemic, we need to elect progressive, union-friendly candidates who will stand up for working people.”

Liz Ho, UPW Administrator

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 50

“The members of the DC50 are committed to giving back to the communities in which they live and work. Keith represents someone that will work together with us in the same positive way to make a difference.”

Ryden “Bully” Valmoja, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer

International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 100

“Keith Amemiya’s Housing for All Plan seeks to take care of Hawai‘i’s residents first. More and more, working families are being priced out of their homes, and it is imperative that we make every effort to keep them and future generations in Hawai‘i.”

Drake Rickard, President and Political Action Chair

Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawai‘i

“Access to healthcare is so important to the quality of life for every person on this island and especially critical in the times we are in. We are excited to support Keith Amemiya who will bring progressive solutions to the many challenges we face on O‘ahu and who will work with women leaders and our community to get things done.”

Amy Monk, Member, Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawai‘i

IBEW Local 1186

“Keith understands the needs and challenges facing our working class families and we’re confident he is the best prepared to lead our community to a strong recovery.”

Damien Kim, IBEW Local 1186 Business Manager

IBEW Local 1357

“Keith is a person of integrity and we’re proud to stand with him.”

Troy Benevides, IBEW Local 1357 Business Manager

IBEW Local 1260

“We’ve seen Keith work collaboratively with others to get the job done and we know he’ll do just that as Mayor.”

Leroy Chincio, IBEW Local 1260 Business Manager

IUBAC Local #1

“Keith Amemiya has a proven track record of working in the community and fighting for everyday people like our members. We believe in Keith and know that he will be a Mayor for all people of O’ahu.”

Mel Silva, IUBAC Local #1 Business Manager

Hawaiʻi Teamsters Local 996

“Keith is best prepared to lead our city through the challenges we face ahead.”

Wayne K. S. Kaululaʻāu, President and Principal Executive Officer of the Hawaiʻi Teamsters and Allied Workers Union Local 996

Hawaiʻi Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO

“Keith understands that construction will be critical to spurring our economy to build much needed affordable housing projects and transit-oriented development. We are confident that Keith will always put the needs of people first to overcome this COVID-19 crisis and the challenges facing our workers today.”

Gino Soquena, Executive Director of Hawaiʻi Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO.

Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 368

“Keith knows how to work with the community and understands that strong unions create strong communities. Keith makes the effort to talk to and learn from working families like our members. His humility is what makes him the leader we need at Honolulu Hale during this crisis.”

Peter Ganaban, Laborers’ Local 368 Business Manager

Iron Workers Local 625 & Hawaiʻi Iron Workers’ Stabilization Fund

Hawaiʻi State AFL-CIO

“Four years of a ‘my way or the highway,’ strong-arm boss in the White House has been disastrous for the working people of this country. The last thing that middle-class families of Oʻahu need is a CEO-type media mogul in Honolulu Hale. Keith Amemiya is hands down the better choice. Keith listens more and works with others to get things done for the people and for our future.”

Randy Perreira, Hawaiʻi State AFL-CIO President


“Keith is the one mayoral candidate who values the voices of working people. He is the one candidate we trust to give working families a seat at the table.”

Gemma Weinstein, Union President of UNITE HERE! Local 5

350 Hawaii

Sierra Club of Hawai‘i

“We imagine a Hawaiʻi where local farmers and locally owned businesses are our top producers, where energy is clean and equitable and our waste isn’t the burden of our most vulnerable communities. Keith’s dedication to championing these priority issues with a collaborative, community-based approach has been consistent through his entire campaign. The Sierra Club is proud to endorse Keith Amemiya for Mayor and we look forward to working with him to create a sustainable future for our island home.”

Tenaiya Brookfield, Volunteer Political Committee Chairperson

GCA of Hawaii

LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i

“Keith Amemiya is the candidate we can trust to be accountable to the LGBTQ community. His election in November is vital to the cause of social justice.”

Michael Golojuch, Jr., LGBT Caucus Chair

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