Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui has earned the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1260.
The endorsement was announced Sunday in a news release.
Brian Ahakuelo, the union's business manager/financial secretary, said in a statement:
“Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui comes from a working class family with strong local roots. With a growing family of his own, he understands what we need to make Hawaii a viable place to raise families. We at Local 1260 are very proud and honored to support Shan’s campaign for lieutenant governor."
The IBEW Local 1260 represents over 3,200 utility, broadcast, service maintenance and service contract employees in Hawaii and Guam.