This Saturday, we blessed and opened our Campaign Headquarters at 250 Ward Avenue. I was touched that so many of you took time out of your busy weekend to kick off my campaign with me. Mahalo for the lei, hugs, donations and kind words. I look forward to working with you in the months to come.
I was especially humbled and inspired by the vote of confidence voiced by our U.S. Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Daniel K. Akaka. I respect our Senators for the leadership they have provided for our state. I am committed to becoming a trusted member of the Hawai`i Congressional Team.
As many of you know, I have always been an advocate for the working people of Hawai`i. I thank our Union brothers and sisters who joined us this morning: the Hawai`i Government Employees Association, the United Public Workers, the State of Hawai`i Organization of Police Officers, International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Hawai