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Maritime Industry endorses Senator Donna Mercado Kim 
for the 1st Congressional District Race

Media Release:

June 27,2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Honolulu, HI –The Maritime Industry unions including the Hawai'i's Masters, Mates and Pilots, Seafarers, Marine Engineer’, Beneficial Association, Sailors’, Union of the Pacific, Marine Firemen’s Union, and the Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific endorse Senator Donna Mercado Kim for the 1stCongressional District Race.

“Mahalo Nui Loa to the Maritime Industry for their endorsement! I'm greatly humbled to have earned their support” said Kim. “America’s maritime industry is vital to our island state, accounting for thousands of jobs and infusing $1.8 billion into Hawaii’s economy each year.

A strong domestic maritime industry is critical to accessing the goods local families need to lead productive, healthy lives. That’s why I support the Jones Act and other measures that support this vital segment of our economy and which is also so important to our national security.”

Kim is the most experienced candidate in the race, with more than three decades in elective office. Born and raised in Kalihi, Kim has served on the City Council, State House of Representatives and in the State Senate.

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